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2000 Reports

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2000-20-039 The IRS Can Improve Information Systems Physical Security
Report Date: 2/15/2000
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2000-20-031 IRS Needs to Complete Disaster Recovery and Business Resumption Plan
Report Date: 2/29/2000
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2000-20-073 The IRS Can Improve Software Based Access Controls to Enhance Security for LANs
Report Date: 4/28/2000
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2000-20-074 The IRS Needs to Develop Security Policies for LANs
Report Date: 5/03/2000
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2000-20-072 The General Controls Over a Critical IRS Tax Processing Computer System Can Be Strengthened
Report Date: 5/09/2000
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2000-20-094 A Comprehensive Program for Preventing and Detecting Computer Viruses is Needed
Report Date: 6/14/2000
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2000-20-095 The Security and Performance of Electronic Tax Return Processing Should Be Improved to Meet Future Goals
Report Date: 6/14/2000
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2000-30-112 Estimated Tax Penalty Assessment Processes Create Significant Taxpayer Inequity
Report Date: 8/22/2000
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2000-30-163 The IRS Can Help Small Businesses Save Millions of Dollars In FTD Penalties
Report Date: 9/28/2000
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2001 Reports

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2001-20-020 Computer Security Controls Should Be Strengthened in the Former Brooklyn District
Report Date: 10/25/2000
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2001-10-010 Management Advisory Report: Review of Alleged Regulatory Violation in Administering the Accounting Support Services Contract
Report Date: 10/26/2000
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2001-30-052 Program Improvements Are Needed to Encourage Taxpayer Compliance in Reporting Foreign Sourced Income
Report Date: 3/7/2001
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2001-40-069 Management Advisory Report: Ineffective Administration of the Individual Taxpayer Penalty Program Creates Inequity
Report Date: 4/18/2001
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2001-20-092 Controls Over the Masterfile System Are Generally Adequate, But Some Improvement Is Needed
Report Date: 6/18/2001
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2001-10-095 Management Advisory Report: Review of Alleged Billing Discrepancies on the Exam Year 2000 Replacement Project (Contract TIR-NO-99-Z-00004)
Report Date: 7/19/2001
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2001-20-108 Persistent Physical Security Vulnerabilities Should Be Corrected to Better Protect Facilities and Computer Resources
Report Date: 7/23/2001
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2001-40-120 Letter Report: Overall, the Internal Revenue Service Processed Child and Dependent Care Credits Correctly
Report Date: 7/23/2001
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2001-40-121 Letter Report: The Internal Revenue Service Did Not Thoroughly Validate the Accuracy of the Mortgage Interest Credits and the Related Mortgage Interest Deductions
Report Date: 7/24/2001
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2001-40-160 Letter Report: Controls During the Processing of the Adoption Credits Help Ensure Taxpayers Receive the Correct Benefit
Report Date: 9/10/2001
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2001-30-158 Some Individual Taxpayers Are Inappropriately Receiving Tax Credits Intended for Businesses That Provide Access for Disabled Americans
Report Date: 9/14/2001
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2001-40-183 Millions of Dollars in Erroneous Education Credits Continue to Be Allowed
Report Date: 9/20/2001
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2001-30-181 Significant Efforts Have Been Made to Improve Information Reporting for Foreign Persons, But Substantial Work Remains
Report Date: 9/27/2001
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2002 Reports

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2002-30-048 Management Advisory Report: Significantly More Individual Taxpayers Inappropriately Received Disabled Access Credits for Tax Year 2000 Than for 1999
Report Date: 1/29/2002
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2002-20-044 The System-Level Controls Over the Security and Communications System Are Adequate; However, Improvements Can Be Made
Report Date: 1/31/2002
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2002-20-057 Management Advisory Report: Network Penetration Study of Internal Revenue Service Systems
Report Date: 3/1/2002
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2002-20-063 Controls Over the LexisNexis Connection Should Be Improved to Better Deter and Detect External Attacks
Report Date: 3/28/2002
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2002-30-114 Erroneous Refunds May Be Issued Without a Program to ***(b)(7)(E)***
Report Date: 7/2/2002
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2002-20-145 Persistent Security Weaknesses at Internet Connections Can Be Traced to a Lack of Policies and Procedures
Report Date: 8/5/2002
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2002-10-196 Criminal Investigations' Use of Confidential Funds for Undercover Operations Is Appropriate; However, Certain Aspects of Undercover Operations Need Improvement
Report Date: 9/24/2002
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2002-20-007 The Internal Revenue Service Encrypts Data Transmitted Between Its Facilities, But Controls Over Cryptography Can Be Improved
Report Date: 10/11/2002
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2003 Reports

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2003-20-019 Computer Security Vulnerabilities Vary Among Internal Revenue Service Offices
Report Date: 10/26/2002
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2003-30-020 Management Oversight of the Acceptance Agent Program Is Needed to Assure that Individual Taxpayer Identification Numbers Are Properly Issued
Report Date: 11/6/2002
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2003-40-108 Controls Need to Be Improved to Ensure Accurate Direct Deposit of Tax Refunds
Report Date: 5/9/2003
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2003-30-113 The Collection Inventory Replacement Initiative Was Generally Effective; However, Additional Attention Is Needed
Report Date: 6/6/2003
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2003-20-118 Security Over Computers Used in Telecommuting Needs to Be Strengthened
Report Date: 7/1/2003
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2003-30-160 The Offshore Credit Card Project Shows Promise, but Improvements Are Needed to Ensure That Compliance Objectives Are Achieved
Report Date: 8/15/2003
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2003-20-211 Key Security Controls of the Currency and Banking Retrieval System Have Not Been Implemented
Report Date: 9/26/2003
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2003-20-220 The Information Technology Services Organization Needs to Complete Its Business Resumption Planning
Report Date: 9/30/2003
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2003-20-004 Physical Security Can Be Improved to Maximize Protection Against Unauthorized Access and Questionable Mail
Report Date: 10/8/2003
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2004 Reports

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2004-40-016 Increased Taxpayer Awareness and Improved Guidance Are Needed to Ensure Accurate Direct Deposit of Tax Refunds Claimed on E-Filed Tax Returns
Report Date: 10/31/2003
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2004-10-045 Review of the Tax Exempt and Government Entities Divisionís Independent Review Process
Report Date: 2/25/2004
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2004-20-046 Sensitive Technology Information was Posted on the Internet
Report Date: 2/27/2004
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2004-20-081 Key Security Controls of the Criminal Investigation Management Information System Have Not Been Implemented
Report Date: 3/30/2004
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2004-30-105 Tax Information Reported by Taxpayers Using an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number Is Vulnerable to Fraud and Abuse
Report Date: 6/29/2004
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2004-10-128 Review of the Nationwide Electronic Tax Forum Conferences and Exhibitions Contract
Report Date: 7/28/2004
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2005 Reports

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2005-30-101 Compliance Opportunities for the IRS to Use Foreign Source Income Data
Report Date: 7/26/2005
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2006 Reports

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2006-40-005 Enhancements Could Be Made to Minimize Internal Revenue Service Employee and Volunteer Return Preparation Program Participant Integrity Issues
Report Date: 11/1/2006
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2008 Reports

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2008-40-087 Individual Retirement Account Contributions and Distributions Are Not Adequately Monitored to Ensure Tax Compliance
Report Date: 3/28/2008
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2008-40-131 While Progress Has Been Made, Limits on the Number of Examinations Reduce the Effectiveness of the Earned Income Tax Credit Recertification Program
Report Date: 7/03/2008
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2008-30-156 Opportunities Exist to Improve the Correspondence Examination Process for High-Income Nonfilers
Report Date: 9/16/2008
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2008-30-158 The Internal Revenue Service Needs to Evaluate Tolerance Levels to Ensure That Program Objectives Are Met
Report Date: 9/16/2008
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