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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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September 4, 2014
Processes Do Not Ensure That Complaints Against Tax Return Preparers Are Timely, Accurately, and Consistently Processed [PDF]
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August 26, 2014
The External Leads Program Results in the Recovery of Erroneously Issued Tax Refunds; However, Improvements Are Needed to Ensure That Leads Are Timely Verified [PDF]
»Press Release
August 19, 2014
The Affordable Care Act: An Improved Strategy Is Needed to Ensure Accurate Reporting and Payment of the Medical Device Excise Tax [PDF]
»Press Release
August 14, 2014
Some Contractor Personnel Without Background Investigations Had Access to Taxpayer and Other Sensitive Information [PDF]
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September 30, 2013
Four Individuals Indicted for Impersonating IRS Employees in International Advance Fee Scheme
September 30, 2013
Walter Trizila Sentenced for Assaulting, Resisting, or Impeding Federal Officers
September 30, 2013
IRS Tax Compliance Officer Ceil Love Pleads Guilty to Disclosure of Tax Information
September 30, 2013
Veronica Littlejohn Sentenced for Wire Fraud, Aiding and Abetting
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Inspections & Evaluations Report: August 28, 2014
Follow-up Review of Controls Over Religious Compensatory Time [PDF]
Inspections & Evaluations Report: August 11, 2014
Internal Revenue Service Compliance With the Lautenberg Agreement [PDF]
Press Release: August 14th, 2014
Some IRS Contractor Employees Without Background Investigations Had Access to Taxpayer Data
Semiannual Report: June 10, 2014
October 1, 2014 - March 31, 2014 [PDF]
Congressional Testimony: April 30, 2014
Hearing Before the Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government United States Senate [PDF]
Audit Publication: November 12, 2013
FY 2014 Annual Audit Plan [PDF]
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