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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
May 4, 2016
Opportunities Exist to Identify and Examine Individual Taxpayers Who Deduct Potential Hobby Losses to Offset Other Income [PDF]
»Press Release
May 3, 2016
Affordable Care Act: Internal Revenue Service Verification of Premium Tax Credit Claims During the 2015 Filing Season [PDF]
»Press Release
April 28, 2016
Revising Tax Debt Identification Programming and Correcting Procedural Errors Could Improve the Tax Refund Offset Program [PDF]
»Press Release
April 21, 2016
Interim Results of the 2016 Filing Season [PDF]
»Press Release
»More Audit Reports
April 21, 2016
Former IRS Employee Sentenced for Involvement in a Stolen Identity Refund Scheme
April 21, 2016
Nigerian Man Arrested for Role in Large-Scale Scheme Using Stolen Identities to Interfere With and Defraud the IRS
April 21, 2016
IRS Employee Pleads Guilty to Orchestrating Large-Scale Identity Theft Refund Scheme
April 21, 2016
IRS Employee Arrested in Fraud Scheme
March 15, 2016
Disbarred Attorney Sentenced in IRS Impersonation Fraud Scheme
March 15, 2016
Two Individuals Sentenced in Georgia for Impersonation Scheme
»More Investigation Highlights
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Congressional Testimony: April 19, 2016
“The 2016 Tax Filing Season” [PDF]
Inspections & Evaluations Report: April 15, 2016
Several Changes Sought by the Internal Revenue Service Restructuring and Reform Act of 1998 Remain a Challenge [PDF]
Peer Review Report: January 7, 2016
2015 Peer Review Report [PDF]
Semiannual Report: December 16, 2015
April 1, 2015 - September 30, 2015 [PDF]
Management Performance Challenges Facing the IRS: October 15, 2015
Management and Performance Challenges Facing the Internal Revenue Service for Fiscal Year 2016 [PDF]
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