Healthcare Reform Law Requires New IRS Army Of 1,054

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    Healthcare Reform Law Requires New IRS Army Of 1,054
    By Paul Bedard
    Posted: February 15, 2011

    The Internal Revenue Service says it will need an battalion of 1,054 new auditors and staffers and new facilities at a cost to taxpayers of more than $359 million in fiscal 2012 just to watch over the initial implementation of President Obama's healthcare reforms. Among the new corps will be 81 workers assigned to make sure tanning salons pay a new 10 percent excise tax. Their cost: $11.5 million.

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    The IRS document also noted that other tax law changes related to the stimulus require more workers, estimated at about 215 new employees.
     

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