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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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Latest Audit Reports Recent Investigations
February 11, 2015
The Fresh Start Initiatives Have Benefited Many Taxpayers, but Additional Monitoring and Evaluation Is Needed [PDF]
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February 5. 2015
Additional Consideration of Prior Conduct and Performance Issues Is Needed When Hiring Former Employees [PDF]
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February 4, 2015
Law Enforcement Assistance Program Requests Are Not Always Processed Timely and Accurately [PDF]
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December 9, 2014
Existing Compliance Processes Will Not Reduce the Billions of Dollars in Improper Earned Income Tax Credit and Additional Child Tax Credit Payments [PDF]
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March 17th, 2015
Two Missouri Men Arrested for Attempts to Impede the IRS, Conspiracy to Defraud the Government, and False Tax Returns
March 17th, 2015
California Couple Sentenced for Interference With the IRS and False Claims
March 17th, 2015
Visalia, California Woman Sentenced for Scheme Using Stolen IRS Documents
March 17th, 2015
10 Former IRS Employees Sentenced in Kansas City for Theft of Government Property
February 19, 2015
Ohio Accountant Sentenced for Wire Fraud, Engaging in Monetary Transactions in Property Derived from Specified Unlawful Activity, Mail Fraud, and Attempting to Interfere with Administration of the Internal Revenue Laws
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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]
Inspections & Evaluations: January 23, 2015
FY 2015 Program Plan [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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