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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
July 20, 2017
Processes Do Not Maximize the Use of Third-Party Income Documents to Identify Potentially Improper Refundable Credit Claims [PDF]
»Press Release
June 22, 2017
The Number of Employment-Related Identity Theft Victims Is Significantly Greater Than Identified [PDF]
»Press Release
June 8, 2017
Centralization of Identity Theft Victim Assistance Reduced Case Closure Time Frames and Tax Account Errors [PDF]
»Press Release
May 30, 2017
Improvements Are Needed to Ensure That Tax Accounts on the Automated Non-Master File Are Accurately Processed [PDF]
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June 28, 2017
Florida Man Pleads Guilty for Role in IRS Impersonation Scam
June 28, 2017
California Tax Preparer Sentenced in a Conspiracy to Defraud the Government and Retaliate against Federal Employees
June 28, 2017
IRS Employee Arrested for Theft of Government Funds
June 28, 2017
Nevada Man Sentenced in a Telemarketing Fraud Scheme Targeting the Elderly
June 28, 2017
Eight Individuals Arrested for Fraud in IRS Phone Scams
June 28, 2017
Ohio Woman Pleads Guilty to Participating in Bogus Sweepstakes Scheme
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Semiannual Report: June 5, 2017
October 1, 2016 - March 31, 2017 [PDF]
Congressional Testimony: May 23, 2017
“Oversight Hearing – Internal Revenue Service”” [PDF]
Press Release: April 27, 2017
Eight Individuals Arrested for Fraud in IRS Phone Scams [HTML]
Inspections & Evaluations Reports: April 14, 2017
The Internal Revenue Service Could Reduce Safety, Fire, and Electrical Hazards at Selected Facilities [PDF]
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]
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