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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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October 9, 2015
Preparer Tax Identification Numbers Are Not Revoked for Unsuitable Tax Return Preparers [PDF]
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October 7, 2015
Limited Progress Has Been Made to Eliminate the Unnecessary Use of Social Security Numbers in Taxpayer Correspondence [PDF]
»Press Release
September 24, 2015
The Affordable Care Act: Improvements Are Needed to Ensure the Accuracy of the Allocation of the Health Insurance Provider Fee [PDF]
»Press Release
September 23, 2015
Improvement Is Needed in Compliance Efforts to Identify Unsupported Claims for Foreign Tax Credits [PDF]
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September 15, 2015
Missouri Men Plead Guilty in a Conspiracy to Defraud the Government
September 15, 2015
Disbarred Attorney Found Guilty in IRS Impersonation Fraud Scheme
September 15, 2015
Florida Man Pleads Guilty for Threatening to Blow Up the Miami IRS Office
September 15, 2015
IRS Employee Pleads Guilty to Stealing Government Funds Through Unemployment Fraud
September 15, 2015
Man Indicted for Impersonating an IRS Employee With the Intent to Harass
»More Investigation Highlights
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Congressional Testimony: August 26, 2015
Hearing Before the Committee on the Budget United States Senate “Identity Theft” [PDF]
Congressional Testimony: June 25, 2015
Hearing Before the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform U.S. House of Representatives [PDF]
Semiannual Report: June 17, 2015
October 1, 2014 - March 31, 2015 [PDF]
Congressional Testimony: June 2, 2015
Hearing Before the Committee on Finance United States Senate [PDF]
Inspections & Evaluations Special Report: April 23, 2015
Compendium of Unimplemented Recommendations II [PDF]
Inspections & Evaluations Report: March 11, 2015
Requests for Taxpayer Information Were Generally Processed Properly in the Return and Income Verification Services and the Income Verification Express Service Programs [PDF]
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