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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 20, 2021
Taxpayers Were Notified About the CARES Act Retirement Plan Provisions; However, Additional Actions Could Be Taken to Identify Potential Noncompliance
July 14, 2021
Casualty and Theft Loss Deductions Continue to Be Erroneously Processed Without a Valid Federal Emergency Management Agency Number
July 9, 2021
Implementation of Tax Year 2020 Employer Tax Credits Enacted in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic
July 8, 2021
Fiscal Year 2021 Mandatory Review of Compliance With the Freedom of Information Act
»More Audit Reports
July 2, 2021
Former Internal Revenue Service Employee Indicted for Attempted Wire Fraud and Making False Statements
July 2, 2021
Man Pleads Guilty in Multimillion-Dollar International Robocalls Scheme
July 2, 2021
Tax Preparer Sentenced for Defrauding Clients Out of Approximately $4,000,000
July 2, 2021
California Woman Sentenced for her Role in a Stolen Tax Refund Check Scheme
July 2, 2021
IRS Employee Sentenced for Filing False Tax Returns
»More Investigation Highlights
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Semiannual Report: June 2, 2021
October 1, 2020 - March 31, 2021 [PDF]
Congressional Testimony: May 11, 2021
“Closing the Tax Gap: Lost Revenue from Non-Compliance and the Role of Offshore Tax Evasion” [PDF]
TIGTA Oversight Strategy: April 2021
TIGTA Oversight of the Internal Revenue Service’s Response to the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 [PDF]
Inspections & Evaluations Reports: March 29, 2021
Oversight of Reported Sexual Harassment Allegations Needs Improvement [PDF]
Press Release: March 5, 2021
TIGTA Urges U.S. Taxpayers to Be On the Lookout for Fraudulent Activity Concerning Pandemic-Related Scams [HTML]
Peer Review Reports: December 21, 2020
FY2021 OIE Peer Review Report [PDF]
Management Performance Challenges Facing the IRS: October 15, 2020
Management and Performance Challenges Facing the Internal Revenue Service for Fiscal Year 2021 [PDF]
Annual Audit Plans: October 6, 2020
FY2021 Audit Plan [PDF]
Program Plans: October 6, 2020
FY2021 Program Plan [PDF]
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