What law gives the IRS authority?
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Consequently, what government agency oversees the IRS and also passes the tax laws?
The IRS is organized to carry out the responsibilities of the secretary of the Treasury under section 7801 of the Internal Revenue Code. The secretary has full authority to administer and enforce the internal revenue laws and has the power to create an agency to enforce these laws.
Also Know, is the IRS a government agency or a private company? Some argue that the Internal Revenue Service is not an agency of the United States but rather a private corporation, because it was not created by positive law (i.e., an act of Congress) and that, therefore, the IRS does not have the authority to enforce the Internal Revenue Code.
Also, what agency does the IRS fall under?
Department of the Treasury
What is the IRS responsible for?