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IRS Report #170786

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Dec 13, 1997
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(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) Report introduced.

(White House: John Donvan) Report on the Internal Revenue Service that found IRS (Internal Revenue Service) employees frequently pressured taxpayers examined; details given of the investigation of 67 cases of property seizures by the IRS. [Deputy Treasury Secretary Lawrence SUMMERS, former IRS (Internal Revenue Service) historian Shelley DAVIS - comment.] [At Senate hearings, September 24, taxpayer Katherine Lund HICKS - criticizes the IRS.] Some changes being made at IRS (Internal Revenue Service) offices to make the service more friendly cited. [Today in Miami, taxpayer Jaime GUTIERREZ - comments.]

Donvan, John;
Vargas, Elizabeth

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