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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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June 24, 2015
Existing Procurement Practices Allowed Corporations With Federal Tax Debt to Obtain Contract Awards [PDF]
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June 17, 2015
Reduced Budgets and Collection Resources Have Resulted in Declines in Taxpayer Service, Case Closures, and Dollars Collected [PDF]
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May 28, 2015
Efforts Are Resulting in the Improved Identification of Fraudulent Tax Returns Involving Identity Theft [PDF]
»Press Release
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]
»Press Release
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June 10, 2015
New Jersey Attorney/CPA Sentenced in an Extortion Scheme
June 10, 2015
IRS Special Agent and Co-conspirator Indicted in Tax Refund Scheme
June 10, 2015
IRS Employee Indicted in False Tax Return Scheme
June 10, 2015
IRS Employee Indicted for Providing Fraudulent Documents in Connection With Her Tax Returns
June 10, 2015
Former IRS Employee Charged With Wire Fraud and Identity Theft in Connection With Refund Scheme
June 10, 2015
IRS Enrolled Agent Pleads Guilty to Corrupt Interference with the IRS
»More Investigation Highlights
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Congressional Testimony: June 25, 2015
Hearing Before the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform U.S. House of Respresentatives [PDF]
Semiannual Report: June 17, 2015
October 1, 2014 - March 31, 2015 [PDF]
Congressional Testimony: June 2, 2015
Hearing Before the Committee on Finance United States Senate [PDF]
Inspections & Evaluations Special Report: April 23, 2015
Compendium of Unimplemented Recommendations II [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
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