Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

Internal Revenue Service

Internal Revenue Service (IRS), division of the U.S. Treasury Dept. that is responsible for the assessment and collection of most federal taxes, except those relating to alcohol, tobacco, firearms, and explosives. Established in 1862, the IRS derives most of its revenues from the collection of corporate and individual income tax.

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Selected full-text books and articles on this topic

Evidence Handed to the IRS Criminal Division on a "Civil" Platter: Constitutional Infringements on Taxpayers
Cochran, Amanda A.
Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, Vol. 91, No. 3, Spring 2001
A Wrong Step in the Right Direction: The National Taxpayer Advocate and the 1998 IRS Restructuring and Reform Act
Conoboy, Heather B.
William and Mary Law Review, Vol. 41, No. 4, April 2000
Don't Let the IRS Destroy Your Small Business: Seventy-Six Mistakes to Avoid
Michael Savage.
Perseus Publishing, 1998
Information Technology in Government: Britain Andamerica
Helen Margetts.
Routledge, 1999
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 5 "Computerisation in the US Internal Revenue Service"
Archives and the Public Good: Accountability and Records in Modern Society
Richard J. Cox; David A. Wallace.
Quorum Books, 2002
Librarian’s tip: "The Failure of Federal Records Management: The IRS versus a Democratic Society" begins on p. 115
Making Washington Work: Tales of Innovation in the Federal Government
John D. Donahue.
Brookings Institution, 1999
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 5 "Collecting Taxes by Telephone"
In the Cross Fire: A Political History of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms
William J. Vizzard.
Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1997
Librarian’s tip: "The IRS Years" begins on p. 6
License to Steal: How Fraud Bleeds America's Health Care System
Malcolm K. Sparrow.
Westview Press, 2000 (Updated edition)
Librarian’s tip: "How Measurement Changes the Nature of the Discussion-Fraud in the IRS Refund Program" begins on p. 149
Student Loans: Risks and Realities
Joseph Marr Cronin; Sylvia Quarles Simmons.
Auburn House, 1987
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 3 "The IRS Student Loan Collection Program"
It's Time to E-File: CPAs Can No Longer Postpone Signing Up for the IRS Electronic Filing Program.
Culligan, Michael; Scutellaro, Joseph F.; Szargowicz, Lisa A.
Journal of Accountancy, Vol. 194, No. 5, November 2002
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