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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
September 9, 2019
Excise Tax Registrations Are Not Always Timely or Accurately Processed [PDF]
September 9, 2019
Trends in Compliance Activities Through Fiscal Year 2018 [PDF]
September 6, 2019
Review of the Office of Appeals Collection Due Process Program [PDF]
September 5, 2019
A Strategy Is Needed to Assess the Compliance of Corporate Mergers and Acquisitions With Federal Tax Requirements [PDF]
»More Audit Reports
August 26, 2019
Man Arrested for Targeting Elderly in Jamaican Lottery Scheme
August 26, 2019
Jury Finds Man Guilty on All Eight Counts of Indictment in Scheme to Defraud the Internal Revenue Service
August 26, 2019
Tax Preparer Sentenced for Wire Fraud and Subscription to False Returns
August 26, 2019
Coconspirators Sentenced in Connection With Scheme Involving Stolen Federal Tax Refund Checks
August 26, 2019
Individual Sentenced in Treasury Check Theft Ring
July 29, 2019
Florida Tax Preparer Indicted in Scheme Involving Wire Fraud
»More Investigation Highlights
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Inspections & Evaluations Reports: August 15, 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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