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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
March 30, 2020
The Growth of the Marijuana Industry Warrants Increased Tax Compliance Efforts and Additional Guidance [PDF]
March 30, 2020
Actions Can Be Taken to Proactively Reduce Unpostable Transactions [PDF]
March 26, 2020
While Progress Is Being Made on Digital Identity Requirements, Completion Dates to Achieve Compliance With Identity Proofing Standards Have Not Been Established [PDF]
March 23, 2020
The Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation Project Effectiveness Would Be Improved by Better Performance Metrics and Tools Data [PDF]
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April 2, 2020
Man Arrested for his Role in Nationwide IRS Impersonation Scheme
April 2, 2020
IRS Employee Sentenced for the Unauthorized Disclosure of Suspicious Activity Reports
April 2, 2020
Man Sentenced in Scheme Involving Stolen Tax Refund Checks
April 2, 2020
Man Sentenced for Accessing IRS System and Obtaining Taxpayer Information
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
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Press Release: April 7, 2020
TIGTA Urges Taxpayers to “Be On High Alert” For Coronavirus Relief Payment Scams [HTML]
Inspections & Evaluations Reports: March 30, 2020
Physical Security Controls at the **********8********* [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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