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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
August 6, 2015
Tax Examiners Do Not Have the Tools or Expertise to Authenticate Documents Certified by a Foreign Issuing Agency [PDF]
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July 15, 2015
Improvements Can Be Made to Educate and Notify Taxpayers of Required Minimum Distribution Requirements From Individual Retirement Arrangements [PDF]
»Press Release
July 14, 2015
Planning Decisions for Customer Account Data Engine 2 Transition State 2 Should Be Effectively Linked to Actions Needed to Address the Internal Revenue Service's Financial Material Weakness [PDF]
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July 1, 2015
Taxpayer Online Account Access Is Contingent on the Completion of Key Information Technology Projects [PDF]
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July 15, 2015
Former IRS Employee Pleads Guilty to Wire Fraud and Aggravated Identity Theft in Connection With Refund Scheme
July 15, 2015
Man Indicted for Threatening to Blow Up the Miami IRS Office
July 15, 2015
IRS Employee Indicted for Stealing Government Funds Through Unemployment Fraud
July 15, 2015
Man Sentenced to More Than Six Years in Prison for Interference With the IRS and Related Offenses
June 10, 2015
New Jersey Attorney/CPA Sentenced in an Extortion Scheme
June 10, 2015
IRS Special Agent and Co-conspirator Indicted in Tax Refund Scheme
»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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