In response to the scandal involving tax-exempt applications by conservative groups, acting IRS Commissioner Daniel Werfel has released a new report outlining several ways the IRS can correct its flaws. (IRS Information Release 2013-62, 6/24/13) The three-part report holdsaccountable and identifies immediate steps for restoring integrity in areas ranging from compliance to taxpayer services.
“The IRS is committed to correcting its mistakes, holding people accountable, and establishing control elements that will help us mitigate the risks we face,” says Werfel. “This report is a critical first step in the process of restoring trust in this critical institution. We have more work in front of us, but we believe we are on the right track to move forward.”