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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
April 19, 2019<
Electronic Authentication Security Controls Have Improved, but Continued Progress Is Needed to Ensure the Protection of Public-Facing Applications [PDF]
April 18, 2019
Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: Assessment of Implementation Efforts [PDF]
April 15, 2019
Improvements Are Needed to Ensure That Employee Tax Compliance Cases Are Adjudicated Consistently [PDF]
April 2, 2019
Interim Results of the 2019 Filing Season [PDF]
»More Audit Reports
March 27, 2018
IRS Supervisor Pleads Guilty to Theft of Government Property
March 27, 2018
Michigan Man Sentenced to More Than 13 Years in Prison for Scheme to Defraud the IRS
March 27, 2018
New Jersey Tax Preparer Sentenced in Scheme Involving Filing of False Tax Returns and Bank Fraud
February 28, 2019
California Man Pleads Guilty to Misuse of the Department of the Treasury Symbol
February 28, 2019
Georgia Man Offers IRS Employee $30,000 to Falsify Audit Results
February 28, 2019
California Man Pleads Guilty for His Role in an Impersonation Scam
»More Investigation Highlights
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Semiannual Report: December 6, 2018
April 1, 2018 - September 30, 2018 [PDF]
Inspections & Evaluations Reports: December 3, 2018
Physical Security Controls at the **********8********** [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]
Congressional Testimony: September 26, 2018
“The Internal Revenue Service’s Taxpayer Online Authentication Efforts” [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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