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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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November 25, 2015
Review of the Electronic Fraud Detection System [PDF]
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November 24, 2015
Additional Actions to Enforce Payment Card Reporting Requirements Could Reduce the Tax Gap [PDF]
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November 23, 2015
Employers Who Do Not Comply With Requests to Provide Complete and Accurate Wage Documents Are Not Always Assessed Penalties [PDF]
»Press Release
November 19, 2015
Improvements Are Needed in Resource Allocation and Management Controls for Audits of High-Income Taxpayers [PDF]
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»More Audit Reports
November 16, 2015
New York Man Arrested for Impersonating an IRS Employee and Attempting to Interfere With the IRS
November 16, 2015
Woman Falsely Claims to be an IRS Employee to Obtain Loans and Purchase Vehicles
November 16, 2015
IRS Employee Arrested for Soliciting and Accepting Bribe
November 16, 2015
Man Arrested for Sending Suspicious Powder to the IRS
October 15, 2015
IRS Employee Pleads Guilty in One Million Dollar Identity Theft Conspiracy
October 15, 2015
Former IRS Employee Sentenced for Wire Fraud and Aggravated Identity Theft in Connection With Refund Scheme
»More Investigation Highlights
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Management Performance Challenges Facing the IRS: October 15, 2015
Management and Performance Challenges Facing the Internal Revenue Service for Fiscal Year 2016 [PDF]
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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