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6. Which of the following events in IRS history is matched with the wrong presidential administration?

It was Eisenhower, not Coolidge, who approved the name change (in a reorganization plan laid by Truman).

It was Eisenhower, not Coolidge, who approved the name change (in a reorganization plan laid by Truman).

It was Eisenhower, not Coolidge, who approved the name change (in a reorganization plan laid by Truman).

It was Eisenhower, not Coolidge, who approved the name change (in a reorganization plan laid by Truman).

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Under Eisenhower: The filing deadline for individual tax returns is changed from March 15 to April 15.

 

Under Coolidge: The name of the agency is changed from the Bureau of Internal Revenue to the Internal Revenue Service.

 

Under Reagan: Limited electronic filing begins.

 

Under Franklin Roosevelt: Congress passes the Current Tax Payment Act, which requires employers to withhold taxes from employee wages and remit them quarterly.

 
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