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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
May 25, 2017
Implementation of the Health Coverage Tax Credit Enrollment and Systemic Advance Monthly Payment Process [PDF]
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May 2, 2017
Revised Refundable Credit Risk Assessments Still Do Not Provide an Accurate Measure of the Risk of Improper Payments [PDF]
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April 10, 2017
Affordable Care Act: Assessment of Efforts to Implement the Employer Shared Responsibility Provision [PDF]
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April 7, 2017
Interim Results of the 2017 Filing Season [PDF]
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May 17, 2017
Real Estate Agent Sentenced for Fabricating an IRS Letter to Facilitate a Sale
May 17, 2017
Former IRS Employee Indicted for Filing False Tax Returns
May 17, 2017
Sovereign Citizen [1] Sentenced to More Than Six Years in Prison for False Claims and Retaliation Against Federal Officials
May 17, 2017
Former IRS Revenue Agent Pleads Guilty to False Statement and Aggravated Identity Theft
April 18, 2017
Russian Man Pleads Guilty in Relation to A Stolen Identify Refund Fraud Scheme
April 18, 2017
Hawaiian Man Pleads Guilty to Impersonating an IRS Officer in a Scheme to Defraud Japanese Nationals
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Congressional Testimony: May 23, 2017
“Oversight Hearing – Internal Revenue Service”” [PDF]
Press Release: April 27, 2017
Eight Individuals Arrested for Fraud in IRS Phone Scams [HTML]
Inspections & Evaluations Reports: April 14, 2017
The Internal Revenue Service Could Reduce Safety, Fire, and Electrical Hazards at Selected Facilities [PDF]
Semiannual Report: January 24, 2017
April 1, 2016 - September 30, 2016 [PDF]
Annual Audit Plans: October 14, 2016
FY2017 Audit Plan [PDF]
Program Plans: October 14, 2016
FY2017 Program Plan [PDF]
Management Performance Challenges Facing the IRS: October 11, 2016
Management and Performance Challenges Facing the Internal Revenue Service for Fiscal Year 2016 [PDF]
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