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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
September 13, 2016
Contact Analytics Has Been Used to Improve Taxpayer Service, but Not All Front-Line Employees Are Aware of the Process to Submit Customer Service Issues [PDF]
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August 30, 2016
Processes Are Not Sufficient to Assist Victims of Employment-Related Identity Theft [PDF]
»Press Release
August 3, 2016
Revenue Officer Levies of Social Security Benefits Indicate That Further Modification to Procedures Is Warranted [PDF]
»Press Release
June 29, 2016
Better Adherence to Procedures Is Needed to Accurately Assess the Volunteer Tax Return Preparation Program [PDF]
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August 23, 2016
IRS Employee Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy Involving Unauthorized Disclosure of IRS Records
August 23, 2016
California Tax Return Preparer Pleads Guilty to Federal Charges for Defrauding Clients
August 23, 2016
Texas Man Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Fraudulent Form 1099-OID (Original Issue Discount) Scheme
August 23, 2016
Three of Five Individuals Arrested for Fraud in IRS Phone Scam Indicted
August 23, 2016
Jamaican Citizen Sentenced for Role in International Lottery Scheme
August 23, 2016
Individual Pleads Guilty to Role in Jamaican Lottery Scheme
»More Investigation Highlights
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Inspections & Evaluations Report: September 20, 2016
Selected Taxpayer Assistance Centers Were Professional and Organized, and Sensitive Information and Equipment Were Properly Secured [PDF]
Press Release: July 22, 2016
TIGTA Releases New Informational Brochure
Semiannual Report: June 28, 2016
October 1, 2015 - March 31, 2016 [PDF]
Congressional Testimony: April 19, 2016
“The 2016 Tax Filing Season” [PDF]
Peer Review Report: January 7, 2016
2015 Peer Review Report [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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