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IRS Strategic Plan Vows to Amp Up Audits of the Rich

Flush with $80 billion in new funding, the IRS is aiming to ramp up audits of wealthy taxpayers and large corporations, according to a strategic operating plan it released Thursday. The 150-page plan also includes a lengthy list of proposed changes intended to improve customer service, upgrade the agency’s notoriously outdated computer systems, boost hiring, and even “explore making it easier” to file tax returns directly with the IRS for free.