Audit Reports - FY2014 - No Script

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September 2014

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201420071Information Technology: Improvements Are Needed to Successfully Plan and Deliver the New Taxpayer Advocate Service Integrated System
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201420094While the Financial Institution Registration System Deployed on Time, Improved Controls Are Needed
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201420063Customer Account Data Engine 2 Database Validation Is Progressing; However, Data Coverage, Data Defect Reporting, and Documentation Need Improvement
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201420088The Information Reporting and Document Matching Case Management System Could Not Be Deployed
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201410073Controls Over Outside Employment Are Not Sufficient to Prevent or Detect Conflicts of Interest
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201430082Improvements Are Needed to Ensure That Procedures Are Followed During Partnership Audits Subject to the Tax Equity and Fiscal Responsibility Act of 1982
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201430067Additional Actions Are Needed to Ensure That Improper Fuel Tax Credit Claims Are Disallowed
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201420042The Internal Revenue Service Should Improve Server Software Asset Management and Reduce Costs
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201440086Identity Protection Personal Identification Numbers Are Not Provided to All Eligible Taxpayers
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201440084A Service-Wide Strategy Is Needed to Increase Business Tax Return Electronic Filing
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201420090Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration, Federal Information Security Management Act Report for Fiscal Year 2014
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201430078Fiscal Year 2014 Statutory Review of Compliance With Legal Guidelines When Issuing Levies
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201420087While the Data Loss Prevention Solution Is Being Developed, Stronger Oversight and Process Enhancements Are Needed for Timely Implementation Within Budget
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201420092The Internal Revenue Service Does Not Adequately Manage Information Technology Security Risk-Based Decisions
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201430055Fiscal Year 2014 Statutory Audit of Compliance With Legal Guidelines Restricting the Use of Records of Tax Enforcement Results
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201440077Key Tax Provisions Were Implemented Correctly for the 2014 Filing Season
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201430081Improvements Are Needed to Ensure That the Search and Seizure Warrant Process Is Adequately Documented and That Evidence Is Properly Secured
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201410075Wireless Telecommunication Device Inventory Control Weaknesses Resulted in Inaccurate Inventory Records and Unsupported Service Fees
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201410074Controls Over Records Storage Costs Could Be Improved
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201430080Declining Resources Have Contributed to Unfavorable Trends in Several Key Automated Collection System Business Results.
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201430064Fiscal Year 2014 Statutory Review of Compliance With the Freedom of Information Act
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201420083The Internal Revenue Service Should Implement an Efficient Internal Information Security Continuous Monitoring Program That Meets Its Security Needs
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201430079Fiscal Year 2014 Statutory Review of Restrictions on Directly Contacting Taxpayers
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201423070Affordable Care Act: Expanded Guidance Provided Assistance to the Exchanges, but Greater Assurance of the Protection of Federal Tax Information Is Needed
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201420059The Office of Safeguards Should Improve Management Oversight and Internal Controls to Ensure the Effective Protection of Federal Tax Information
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201420085Increased Support Is Needed to Ensure the Effectiveness of the Final Integration Test
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201430054The Internal Revenue Service Needs to Enhance Its International Collection Efforts
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201430062Trends in Compliance Activities Through Fiscal Year 2013
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201430068Field Collection Could Work Cases With Better Collection Potential
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201440076Processes Are Needed to Ensure That Letters and Notices Are Written in Compliance With the Plain Writing Act
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201420069Progress Has Been Made; However, Significant Work Remains to Achieve Full Implementation of Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12
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201430061Fiscal Year 2014 Statutory Review of Compliance With Notice of Federal Tax Lien Due Process Procedures
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201430051Additional Actions Are Needed to Help Ensure Taxpayer Compliance With the Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act
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201440058Processes Are Needed to More Effectively Address Potentially Erroneous Excess Social Security Tax Credit Claims
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August 2014

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201430066Fiscal Year 2014 Statutory Audit of Compliance With Notifying Taxpayers of Their Rights When Requested to Extend the Assessment Statute
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201410049Review of the Office of Appeals Collection Due Process Program
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201430060Fiscal Year 2014 Statutory Audit of Compliance With Legal Guidelines Prohibiting the Use of Illegal Tax Protester and Similar Designations
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201440065Better Worker Identification Data Are Needed for the Voluntary Classification Settlement Program
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201430050Return Preparer Coordinators Could Improve the Selection of Problematic Paid Preparers for Further Enforcement Actions
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201430052Delinquent Taxes May Not Be Collected Because Required Research Was Not Always Completed Prior to Closing Some Cases As Currently Not Collectible
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201440056Processes Do Not Ensure That Complaints Against Tax Return Preparers Are Timely, Accurately, and Consistently Processed
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201440057The External Leads Program Results in the Recovery of Erroneously Issued Tax Refunds; However, Improvements Are Needed to Ensure That Leads Are Timely Verified
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201430053Fiscal Year 2014 Review of Compliance With Legal Guidelines When Conducting Seizures of Taxpayers� Property
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July 2014

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201410048Review of the Internal Revenue Service�s Purchase Card Violations Report
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201430046Fiscal Year 2014 Statutory Review of Disclosure of Collection Activity With Respect to Joint Returns
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201443043The Affordable Care Act: An Improved Strategy Is Needed to Ensure Accurate Reporting and Payment of the Medical Device Excise Tax
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201410037Some Contractor Personnel Without Background Investigations Had Access to Taxpayer and Other Sensitive Information
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201443044Affordable Care Act: Accuracy of Responses to Exchange Requests for Income and Family Size Verification Information and Maximum Advance Premium Tax Credit Calculation
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201410012Some Tax-Exempt Organizations Have Substantial Delinquent Payroll Taxes
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201440041Processes Were Not Established to Verify Eligibility for Work Opportunity Tax Credits
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June 2014

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201440038Processes to Determine Optimal Face-to-Face Taxpayer Services, Locations, and Virtual Services Have Not Been Established
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201410033The Taxpayer Advocate Service Can Improve the Processing of Systemic Burden Cases
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201410025Implementation of Fiscal Year 2013 Sequestration Budget Reductions
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May 2014

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201410036Review of Fair Tax Collection Practices Violations During Fiscal Year 2013


201430034Trust Fund Recovery Penalty Actions Were Not Always Timely or Adequate
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201433032Affordable Care Act: Despite Initial Challenges, the Internal Revenue Service Successfully Implemented the Branded Prescription Drug Fee
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201430023Expansion of the Delinquent Return Refund Hold Program Could Improve Filing Compliance and Help Reduce the Tax Gap
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201410031Improvements Are Needed in Documentation and Data Accuracy for the Employment Tax Study
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April 2014

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201410026Status of Implementation of the Federal Financial Management Improvement Act
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201410030Better Adherence to Requirements Is Needed to Justify and Document Noncompetitive Contract Awards
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201420021Used Information Technology Assets Are Being Properly Donated; However, Disposition Procedures Need to Be Improved
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201440028Amended Tax Return Filing and Processing Needs to Be Modernized to Reduce Erroneous Refunds, Processing Costs, and Taxpayer Burden
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March 2014

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201440027The Internal Revenue Service Fiscal Year 2013 Improper Payment Reporting Continues to Not Comply With the Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Act
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201440022Significant Discrepancies Exist Between Alimony Deductions Claimed by Payers and Income Reported by Recipients
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201440029Interim Results of the 2014 Filing Season
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201410017Millions of Dollars in Potentially Improper Claims for the Qualified Retirement Savings Contributions Credit Are Not Pursued


201410007The Awards Program Complied With Federal Regulations, but Some Employees With Tax and Conduct Issues Received Awards
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201440020Improvement Is Needed to Better Enable Frontline Employee Identification of Potentially Dangerous and Caution Upon Contact Designations
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201410008Millions of Dollars in Potentially Improper Self-Employed Retirement Plan Deductions Are Allowed


201430013Bankruptcy Procedures Designed to Protect Taxpayer Rights and the Government's Interest Were Not Always Followed
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February 2014

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201420016Planning Is Underway for the Enterprise-Wide Transition to Internet Protocol Version 6, but Further Actions Are Needed
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201420002The Internal Revenue Service Should Improve Mainframe Software Asset Management and Reduce Costs
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201440011Processes for Ensuring Compliance With Qualifying Advanced Energy Project Credit Requirements Can Be Strengthened
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January 2014

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201410015Independent Attestation Review of the Internal Revenue Service's Fiscal Year 2013 Annual Accounting of Drug Control Funds and Related Performance
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201410014Review of the Internal Revenue Service's Purchase Card Violations Report and the Status of Government Charge Card Recommendations
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201413005Potentially Improper Health Care Credit Claims by Tax-Exempt Organizations Are Generally Being Identified for Review, but Improvements Are Needed
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December 2013

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201443006Affordable Care Act: The Customer Service Strategy Sufficiently Addresses Tax Provisions; However, Changes in Implementation Will Create Challenges
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