IRS Reviews

Updated 13 Jan 2021

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IRS Commissioner John Koskinen  (no image)
John Koskinen
387 Ratings
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  • "Complex work that is not picked even if it does not affect taxpayers in any way(in 53 reviews)

  • "seen as the bad guy, but just enforcing the law passed by congress(in 46 reviews)

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  1. "its good company to start"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at IRS full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    good work-life balance. good opportunity to learn new thing.

    Cons

    low pay/salary as per market

  2. "ITO"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at IRS full-time

    Pros

    Best place to learn work on Direct Taxes

    Cons

    Politics in the Government side is much more

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  3. "good experience"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Human Resources in Bangalore

    I have been working at IRS full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    very good company to work with

    Cons

    No cons for now to inform

  4. "Human Resources"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Human Resources Manager in Bangalore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at IRS full-time

    Pros

    To adhere JIT for qualitative & quantitative products

    Cons

    Good knowledge in all types of hiring candidates for the overseas.

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  5. "Internal revenue agent-LB&I"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Internal Revenue Agent 

    I have been working at IRS full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Meaningful and independent work. Very helpful team

    Cons

    A lot of administrative work. Tax codes are too complicated

  6. "Great start"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Philadelphia, PA

    I worked at IRS full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Get your foot in the door

    Cons

    Micro-management, lots of work at the bottom

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  7. "Not the best training"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Unit Clerk in Kansas City, MO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at IRS full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Nice team and flexible hours, managers are not overbearing

    Cons

    Low pay, annoying repetitive tasks with little to not training or guidance. Leads to waste of time spent doing tasks wrong, then doing it again. Managers are never on the same page and you get different instructions. Everything is slow, computer, phone lines, answers to questions.

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  8. "Pay and experience"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Revenue Officer in Lexington-Fayette, KY

    I have been working at IRS full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Benefits; decent pay, but could be more; telework due to covid has been great.

    Cons

    A lot of moving parts. Will take at least 3-5 years to get comfortable with all functions of the job. Can be overwhelming. No case is the same.

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  9. "Not too stressful"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Data Transcriber in Fresno, CA

    I worked at IRS part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Relaxed but had to get work done

    Cons

    A lot of material to comprehend but they train you well

  10. "Seasonal Tax Examiner - Career-Conditional"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Tax Examiner in Kansas City, MO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at IRS full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great co-workers, work environment, benefits, and area management. Probably one of the best unions in the country.

    Cons

    Email access and communication framework could be improved.

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