IRS Commissioner Danny Werfel said the change was part of an effort to transform operations after the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act in 2022.”We are taking a fresh look at how the IRS operates to better serve taxpayers and the nation, and making this change is a common-sense step,” Werfel said in a statement Monday. “Changing this long-standing procedure will increase confidence in our tax administration work and improve overall safety for taxpayers and IRS employees.”