IRS ANNOUNCES PLAN TO CLOSE 43 OFFICES
In a move to reduce overall spending, the IRS announced yesterday that it will be closing 43 of its smaller offices and consolidate other offices in the same commuting area. Of the 43 offices that will be closed, none are taxpayer assistance centers, so there will be minimal impact on taxpayers. The IRS is anticipating an immediate savings in rental expenses of $17.2 million for 2012 and $23.5 million for 2013. To learn more about this, please visit the following IRS link: http://www.irs.gov/newsroom/article/0,,id=257554,00.html.