The Internal Revenue Service is suffering from several new deficiencies in its internal controls, although it has managed to address a number of older problems, according to a new report from the Government Accountability Office.
The report comes in the midst of lingering questions over the IRS’s loss of two years of emails between the former director of its Exempt Organizations unit, Lois Lerner, and people outside the agency, after her computer crashed in 2011. The agency has been struggling with a series of budget cuts in recent years that have negatively affected taxpayer service.
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