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IRS Future State

The Internal Revenue Service has made many changes in recent years, improving tax processing systems, increasing electronic filing and payment options, and expanding services available on for taxpayers and tax professionals. But the needs of taxpayers, the tax community and the nation continue to rapidly evolve, and it's clear the IRS needs to look at the future in a more comprehensive way.

A number of changes have been underway at the IRS for years. And more are under consideration.

The IRS needs to take advantage of the latest technology to move the entire taxpayer experience to a new level. And it needs to be done in a way that meets the needs of taxpayers and the tax community in an efficient and effective manner while respecting taxpayer rights.

All of these efforts touch many different parts of the agency, and they have been described as the IRS Future State initiative.  

The IRS Future State efforts continue to evolve, and getting feedback from a wide variety of voices will be a critical part of these efforts to help improve tax administration in a rapidly evolving world.

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Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 04-Mar-2016

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