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The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) was established under the IRS Restructuring and Reform Act of 1998 to provide independent oversight of IRS activities. TIGTA promotes the economy, efficiency, and effectiveness in the administration of the internal revenue laws. It is also committed to the prevention and detection of fraud, waste, and abuse within the IRS and related entities.

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May 7, 2015
Affordable Care Act: Assessment of Internal Revenue Service Preparations to Ensure Compliance With Minimum Essential Coverage and Shared Responsibility Payment Requirements [PDF]
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May 6, 2015
Review of the Internal Revenue Service's Process to Address Violations of Tax Law by Its Own Employees [PDF]
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May 5, 2015
Billions of Dollars in Potentially Erroneous Education Credits Continue to Be Claimed for Ineligible Students and Institutions [PDF]
»Press Release
April 30, 2015
Status of Actions Taken to Improve the Processing of Tax-Exempt Applications Involving Political Campaign Intervention [PDF]
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May 13, 2015
IRS Employee Arrested for Filing False Tax Returns
May 13, 2015
Individual Sentenced for Role in Impersonation Scheme
May 13, 2015
Florida Man Sentenced for Filing False Claims and Interfering with Administration of the Internal Revenue Laws
May 13, 2015
Former IRS Employee Charged in False Claims Scheme
April 14, 2015
Three Individuals Sentenced in Conspiracy Intended to Corruptly Impede the IRS and to File False Claims for Refund
April 14, 2015
Bodley Found Guilty of Endeavoring to Obstruct and Impede the Due Administration of the Internal Revenue Laws and Other Offenses
»More Investigation Highlights
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Inspections & Evaluations Special Report: April 23, 2015
Compendium of Unimplemented Recommendations II [PDF]
Congressional Testimony: March 12, 2015
Hearing Before the Committee on Finance United States Senate [PDF]
Congressional Testimony: March 3, 2015
Hearing Before the Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government United States Senate [PDF]
Inspections & Evaluations Report: March 11, 2015
Requests for Taxpayer Information Were Generally Processed Properly in the Return and Income Verification Services and the Income Verification Express Service Programs [PDF]
Press Release: January 21, 2015
J. Russell George Urges Taxpayers to Be on "High Alert" to Phone Fraud Scam
Semiannual Report: December 19, 2014
April 1, 2014 - September 30, 2014 [PDF]
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