Budget Documents and Financial Reports

 

IRS annual budget requests and descriptions of IRS's fiscal year revenue proposals.

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Budgets in Brief

The IRS offers annual publications about our budget request to Congress and how we'll use the funding to improve customer service and tax compliancy.

Budget in Brief FY 2023

This budget request includes initiatives to:

  • Improve the taxpayer's experience with the IRS to increase voluntary tax compliance
  • Ensure we stay current with paper inventory receipts and improve telephone and in-person service
  • Help oversight of high income and corporate tax returns
  • Develop digital tools to enable smarter communication with taxpayers.

In addition, the Administration continues to support a multiyear investment in IRS enforcement to increase tax compliance and revenues that the President has previously proposed.

Publication 5530, Budget in Brief FY 2023PDF

Budget in Brief FY 2022

This budget request includes a multi-year initiative to:

  • Improve tax compliance and enforcement
  • Modernize IRS IT systems
  • Support increased information reporting
  • Support the Administration's proposal to make the Child Tax Credit expansion and the advance payments permanent and additional authority to improve tax administration.

Publication 5530, Budget in Brief FY 2022 PDF

Budget in Brief FY 2021

This budget request includes a program increase for the modernization plan and the implementation of the Taxpayer First Act.

Publication 5530, Budget in Brief FY 2021 PDF

Budget in Brief FY 2020

This budget request provides funding to carry out the IRS mission and invest in high-priority programs that will allow the IRS to administer tax law more efficient and effectively.

Publication 5530, Budget in Brief FY 2020 PDF

Congressional Budget Justification & Annual Performance Reports and Plans

The Budget Request/Annual Performance Plan and Reports provide general explanations of the administration's fiscal year revenue proposals.

FY 2023 Congressional Budget Justification & Annual Performance Report and Plan

This summarizes how the budget request will enable the IRS to:

  • Improve the taxpayer's experience with the IRS to increase voluntary tax compliance
  • Ensure we stay current with the paper inventory and improve telephone and in-person service
  • Help oversight of high income and corporate tax returns
  • Develop digital tools to enable smarter communication with taxpayers

Publication 4450, FY 2023 Congressional Budget Justification & Annual Performance Report and PlanPDF

FY 2022 Congressional Budget Justification & Annual Performance Report and Plan

This summarizes how the budget request includes a multi-year initiative that will help the agency improve tax compliance and enforcement, modernize IRS IT systems, support increased information reporting and support the Administration's proposal to make the Child Tax Credit expansion and the advance payments permanent as well as additional authority to improve tax administration efforts.

Publication 4450, FY 2022 Congressional Budget Justification & Annual Performance Report and Plan PDF

FY 2021 Congressional Budget Justification & Annual Performance Report and Plan

This summarizes how the budget request will enable the agency to administer the nation's tax system fairly, collect taxes to fund the government, and strengthen tax compliance.

Publication 4450, FY 2021 Congressional Budget Justification & Annual Performance Report and Plan PDF

FY 2020 Congressional Budget Justification & Annual Performance Report and Plan

This summarizes how the budget request will allow the IRS to simplify the process of filing returns and submitting payments, protect the integrity of the tax system, cultivate and retain a well-equipped, diverse, flexible, and engaged workforce and drive increased agility, efficiency, effectiveness, and security in operations.

Publication 4450, Congressional Budget Justification & Annual Performance Report and Plan PDF

Financial Reports

The IRS publishes its financial activities and accomplishments.

IRS FY 2022 Financial Report

This report provides the American people with a comprehensive view of the IRS's financial activities as well as the accomplishments of its finance management community. In fiscal year 2022, the IRS managed more than $4.9 trillion in tax revenue, $642 billion in refunds and $602 billion in unpaid assessments, as well as the resources that support its mission. In addition, Congress and the Administration entrusted the IRS with $79.4 billion in supplemental funding through 2031 to implement the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022.

Publication 5456, IRS FY 2022 Financial Report PDF 

IRS FY 2021 Financial Report

This report offers a comprehensive view of the IRS's financial activities and accomplishments. In fiscal year 2021, the IRS managed:

  •  $4.1 trillion in tax revenue
  •  $1.1 trillion in refunds
  • $658 billion in unpaid assessments
  • Resources to support its mission

In addition, Congress and both Administrations entrusted the IRS with $2.4 billion in supplemental funding to support the nation's recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Publication 5456, IRS FY 2021 Financial Report PDF

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