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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
November 30, 2016
Actions Can Be Taken to Improve Processes of a Newly Developed Program That Enables Victims of Identity Theft to Request Copies of Fraudulent Tax Returns [PDF]
»Press Release
November 17, 2016
Improvements Are Needed to Ensure the Protection of Data Transfers to External Partners [PDF]
»Press Release
November 17, 2016
Employees Sometimes Did Not Adhere to E-mail Policies Which Increased the Risk of Improper Disclosure of Taxpayer Information [PDF]
»Press Release
November 9, 2016
Actions Can Be Taken to Better Identify Potentially Erroneous Domestic Production Activities Deductions [PDF]
»Press Release
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November 15, 2016
Two Individuals Convicted in New York for Their Roles in Jamaican Lottery Schemes
November 15, 2016
Two IRS Employees Plead Guilty to the Theft of Government Money
November 15, 2016
Georgia Woman Indicted for Retaliating Against Federal Officers
November 15, 2016
IRS Employee Pleads Guilty to False Tax Returns and Other Charges
November 15, 2016
Oklahoma Man Arrested for Intimidation of an IRS Employee
October 20, 2016
Individuals Arrested for Their Role in IRS Impersonation Scam
»More Investigation Highlights
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Press Release: October 27, 2016
Inspector General Comments on Indictment of Alleged IRS Phone Fraud Scammers [HTML]
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]
Inspections & Evaluations Report: September 20, 2016
Selected Taxpayer Assistance Centers Were Professional and Organized, and Sensitive Information and Equipment Were Properly Secured [PDF]
Semiannual Report: June 28, 2016
October 1, 2015 - March 31, 2016 [PDF]
Congressional Testimony: April 19, 2016
“The 2016 Tax Filing Season” [PDF]
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