John Koskinen, IRS commish

Now that tax season is undeniably here and all of the requisite forms are ever so diligently finding their way to the IRS’s mailboxes, here is a video from IRS commissioner John Koskinen outlining a few of the circumstances the average tax payer can expect this year.

Is it just me or did you find the video oddly reminiscent of this one?

You see the problem is that the IRS is undermanned and underfunded. On top of those huge billion dollar concerns, it had a tiff in Cincinnati in 2013 and now it looks bad and still can’t properly answer all its phones.

With a career of turning ships around, John Koskinen was hired as the new commissioner. You can watch the hearing Koskinen gave before Congress in December here.

Any thoughts or any news on these developments? Let us know in the comments.

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About the author

Seattle CPA+John Huddleston has written extensively on tax related subjects of interest to small business owners. Since 2002, he has owned his own small business, Huddleston Tax CPAs. He is a graduate of Washington State University and the University of Washington School of Law.

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