Section 6 of the IRS Data Book provides an overview of IRS budget activities, including taxpayer services, enforcement, operations support, and business systems modernization. The section also includes information on the size and composition of the IRS workforce.
Highlights of the Data
IRS's actual expenditures were $13.7 billion for overall operations in Fiscal Year (FY) 2021, including supplemental funding to support the IRS's COVID-19 pandemic-related activities (Table 30XLSX).
In FY 2021, the IRS used 78,661 full-time equivalent (FTE) positions in conducting its work, a decrease of 12.9 percent since FY 2012 (Table 32XLSX).