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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
February 5, 2020
Active Directory Oversight Needs Improvement [PDF]
February 3, 2020
Complexity and Insufficient Oversight of the Free File Program Result in Low Taxpayer Participation [PDF]
January 24, 2020
Review of the Internal Revenue Service’s Purchase Card Violations Report [PDF]
January 22, 2020
Results of the 2019 Filing Season [PDF]
»More Audit Reports
February 25, 2020
Indian National Pleads Guilty to Charges in Connection with Operating India-Based Call Centers That Scammed U.S. Victims Out of Millions of Dollars
February 25, 2020
Man Pleads Guilty in Connection with an International Impersonation Scheme Targeting U.S. Victims
February 25, 2020
Man Pleads Guilty to Charges Related to Attempting to Obtain President’s Tax Returns
February 25, 2020
Florida Tax Preparer Sentenced in Scheme Involving Wire Fraud
January 27, 2020
Man Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Commit Wire Fraud in Connection With an International Impersonation Scheme Targeting U.S. Victims
January 27, 2020
IRS Employee Indicted with Access Device Fraud and Aggravated Identity Theft
»More Investigation Highlights
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Inspections & Evaluations Reports: February 10, 2020
The IRS Has Effectively Expanded Options for Taxpayers to Pay With Cash, but Participation Remains Low [PDF]
Semiannual Report: December 4, 2019
April 1, 2019 - September 30, 2019 [PDF]
Management Performance Challenges Facing the IRS: October 18, 2019
Management and Performance Challenges Facing the Internal Revenue Service for Fiscal Year 2020 [PDF]
Annual Audit Plans: October 7, 2019
FY2020 Audit Plan [PDF]
Program Plans: October 7, 2019
FY2020 Program Plan [PDF]
Congressional Testimony: September 26, 2019
“IRS Oversight: Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration” [PDF]
Peer Review Reports: September 13, 2018
FY2018 Peer Review Report [PDF]
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