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Saturday, July 29, 2017

IG: The IRS Rehiring Employees Fired for Performance Problems

The IRS is still hiring employees it previously fired for faking resumes and abusing taxpayer data, even after being warned by Congress, according to an inspector general report made public Thursday.

The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration found in a report that, of the 2,000 former IRS employees the tax agency hired in 2015 and 2016, more than 200 had earlier been fired or had left amid an investigation.

Some of the workers left because of serious offenses. Four had been investigated for improperly accessing taxpayer records. Another four had cheated on their own tax returns.

IRS Commissioner John Koskinen told Sen. Richard Burr in Senate testimony that the IRS doesn't rehire workers who were fired for performance issues.

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4 comments:

Anonymous said...

Koskinen is a criminal and wants his criminal friends back.

Anonymous said...

IRS is a completely criminal organization that works for the elite bankers.

Anonymous said...

Fire him. IRS needs new leadership ASAP.

bayman said...

Rehiring thieves and non qualified people to go back to doing what they were doing that got them fired??????? Just who is it that has privilege? More reasons to do away with the IRS.