IRS, Customs Funds Stay Alive

WASHINGTON (07/21/2000) - The House Appropriations Committee on Tuesday approved the fiscal 2001 Treasury/Postal Service spending bill that includes money to set U.S. Customs Service modernization in motion and continue modernizing the U.S. Internal Revenue Service.

The US$14.4 billion bill makes $140 million available for organizational modernization at the IRS and provides $282 million to implement the IRS Restructuring and Reform Act of 1998.

The bill, which goes to the Senate next, also included:

* $105 million to begin Customs' Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) program to replace an antiquated automation system being used for import processing.

* $123 million to keep the aging import system working while ACE is put in place.

* $5.9 million to allow the National Archives and Records Administration to transfer and begin processing presidential and federal records from the Clinton administration.

Join the newsletter!

Or

Sign up to gain exclusive access to email subscriptions, event invitations, competitions, giveaways, and much more.

Membership is free, and your security and privacy remain protected. View our privacy policy before signing up.

Error: Please check your email address.

More about Internal Revenue ServiceIRSIRS

Show Comments