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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 21, 2019
Improvements Are Needed to Ensure That Consistent Suitability Checks Are Performed for Participation in Internal Revenue Service Programs [PDF]
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November 13, 2019
Actions Are Needed to Improve the Safeguarding of Taxpayer Information at Volunteer Program Sites [PDF]
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November 7, 2019
Fiscal Year 2019 Digital Accountability and Transparency Act Reporting Compliance [PDF]
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November 6, 2019
Employee Conduct Issues Are Not Considered When Prioritizing Overdue Background Reinvestigations [PDF]
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November 26, 2019
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Return Preparer Indicted for Scheme to Receive False Tax Refunds
November 26, 2019
IRS Employee Charged in Connection with Misusing Victim Identities to Commit Credit Card Fraud
November 26, 2019
Florida Tax Preparer Sentenced for Aiding and Abetting in Theft of Internal Revenue Service Funds
November 26, 2019
Las Vegas Business Owner Indicted for Scheme to Obtain Money from the Internal Revenue Service
October 23, 2019
Coconspirators Indicted in Connection with an International Impersonation Scheme Targeting U.S. Victims
October 23, 2019
Man Pleads Guilty to Charges Related to Attempting to Obtain President’s Tax Returns
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Semiannual Report: December 4, 2019
April 1, 2019 - September 30, 2019 [PDF]
Inspections & Evaluations Reports: November 18, 2019
The **************8************** Security Posture ****************8************ [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]
Press Release: May 22, 2018
TIGTA Announces Personnel Changes in the Office of Investigations [HTML]
Press Release: December 27, 2017
TIGTA Announces Acting Deputy Inspector General for Investigations [HTML]
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