Monday, February 9, 2015

IRS Requesting $2 Billion Budget Increase and 9,000 New Agents as it Prepares to Enforce Obamacare’s 46 New Tax Provisions

  • The IRS seeks to bolster its agency by 9,280 employees as it set out to enforce PPACA's mind-boggling 46 new taxes.  
  • The requested $2 billion increase for 2016 represents a 16% increase from what the agency operated on in 2014 and totals $13.9 billion. 
  • The increase in IRS personnel would bring the agency from 82,203 to 91,486 total employees. 
Source: Melissa Quinn, writing at the Daily Signal on February 5, 2015.

Thankfully, none of those 46 new taxes will hit families making less than $250,000:

Either that perhaps those 46 new items should be labeled otherwise: