Paul L. CaronDean
Monday, June 30, 2014
By Paul Caron
Data here. (Hat Tip: Len Burman.)
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Hmm....the commentary in Tuesday's Washington Post online does not agree.
See: "Why the GOP really wants to defund IRS"
Posted by: BOLO | Jul 1, 2014 12:11:57 PM
The left axis appears to have 1 too many zeros. IRS budget has never even come close to 140 billion dollars, even in 2014 dollars. 2012 budget was something like 12 billion
Posted by: Jeffrey | Jul 1, 2014 8:36:31 AM
So, while spending has been growing exponentially, what happened to productivity? Or do we even dare ask such a question?
Posted by: Dale Spradling | Jul 1, 2014 7:41:45 AM
Shouldn't that be Millions of dollars, not Billions of dollars?
Posted by: Zombie Shane | Jul 1, 2014 7:34:24 AM
The graph is pretty misleading. The increase is because of payouts from programs like the EIC. The administration portion of the graph has been pretty flat.
Posted by: Dave Munnell | Jul 1, 2014 7:14:15 AM
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