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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
July 3, 2019
Unmet Needs for Information Technology Support Result in Inefficiencies and Higher Tax Administration Costs [PDF]
June 28, 2019
Video Review Processes Have Been Implemented; However, Those Processes Can Be Strengthened [PDF]
June 19, 2019
Controls Over Information Technology Procurements Need Improvement [PDF]
June 17, 2019
The Internal Revenue Service Completed Extensive Programming and Systems Changes in a Compressed Timeframe for the 2019 Filing Season [PDF]
»More Audit Reports
June 24, 2019
IRS Employee Charged with Soliciting and Accepting Bribe
June 24, 2019
Individual Sentenced in Connection With Scheme Involving Stolen Federal Tax Refund Checks
June 24, 2019
Temporary IRS Employee Sentenced for Theft of Federal Tax Remittances
June 24, 2019
IRS Employee Arrested in Connection With Identity Theft and Scheme to Defraud the IRS
May 21, 2019
Indian National Extradited to the United States to Face Charges for His Role in a Complex Impersonation Scam
May 21, 2019
California Man Sentenced for His Role in an Impersonation Scam
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Inspections & Evaluations Reports: July 9, 2019
Physical Security Controls at the **********8********** [PDF]
Semiannual Report: December 6, 2018
October 1, 2018 - March 31, 2019 [PDF]
Congressional Testimony: May 9, 2019
“Understanding The Tax Gap And Taxpayer Noncompliance” [PDF]
Annual Audit Plans: October 16, 2018
FY2019 Audit Plan [PDF]
Program Plans: October 16, 2018
FY2019 Program Plan [PDF]
Management Performance Challenges Facing the IRS: October 16, 2018
Management and Performance Challenges Facing the Internal Revenue Service for Fiscal Year 2019 [PDF]
Peer Review Reports: September 13, 2018
FY2018 Peer Review Report [PDF]
Press Release: May 22, 2018
TIGTA Announces Personnel Changes in the Office of Investigations [HTML]
Press Release: December 27, 2017
TIGTA Announces Acting Deputy Inspector General for Investigations [HTML]
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