IRS commissioner answers questions at National Press Club


IRS Priorities and Budget

John Koskinen, Commissioner of Internal Revenue Service (IRS) spoke about the future of the IRS. He said his agency took solid steps to address problems of the past, including spending on conferences, IRS videos, and the application backlog of tax-exempt groups. Commissioner Koskinen said that the backlog was once at 60,000 applications but it had since been eliminated. Following his speech he answered written questions from audience members.