Similar to the idea from 2010 regarding the Federal Register, we should not have a mass mailing of the Federal Tax Regulations which, for 2011, included 8 separate books. Instead, for those requiring a hard copy, each department can maintain a central library for use by its team members.
Taxpayer who file tax return with Sole-Proprietor/Self-Employed,Contract Labor,and/or Independent Contractor income should made to mail in their tax returns with 1099-MISC forms and expense reports attached. This could save on erroneous refunds
1. Each time there is an update to the Internal Revenue Manual (IRM), we receive a paper copy. These are generally voluminous and wasteful because we are notified via email immediately at time of update and have access to these updates ahead of the paper copies. There is no need for the paper copies and they are usually discarded upon receipt.
2. Each year we receive a paper copy of either... more »
With the ever changing IRM's and daily Alerts, should be made Read-only. This could save thousand's on paper and ink.
STOP MAILING PAPER COPIES OF THE IRM. WE USE THE COMPUTER FOR ALL RESEARCH. THIS PAPER COPY IS A WASTE OF PAPER, POSTAGE AND HANDLING TIME