Audit Reports - FY2017 - No Script

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September 2017

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201730083The Internal Revenue Service Is Underutilizing Form 1099-K Data to Identify Tax Returns for Audit
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201720089Annual Assessment of the IRS Information Technology Program
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201730078A Significantly Reduced Automated Substitute for Return Program Negatively Affected Collection and Filing Compliance
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201720087Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration – Federal Information Security Modernization Act Report for Fiscal Year 2017
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201710074Four Fair Tax Collection Practices Violations Resulted in Administrative Actions in Fiscal Year 2016
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201720064The Identity Theft Tax Refund Fraud Information Sharing and Analysis Center Generally Adhered to Data Protection Standards, but Additional Actions Are Needed
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201710068Better Documentation Is Needed to Support Office of Appeals’ Decisions on International Cases
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201710054Review of Selected Criteria Used to Identify Tax-Exempt Applications for Review
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201710079Further Improvements Are Needed to Monitor and Collect Employee Nontax Debts
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201730081Improvements Are Needed in the Estate and Gift Tax Return Examination Process
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201730082Procedures for Retirement Account and Thrift Savings Plan Levies Are Not Always Followed by Revenue Officers
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201730084Improvement Is Needed in Compliance Efforts to Identify Unsupported Claims for Foreign Tax Credits
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201720080The Return Review Program Increases Fraud Detection; However, Full Retirement of the Electronic Fraud Detection System Will Be Delayed
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201730069Prioritization of Collection Cases Is Inconsistent and Systemic Enforcement Actions Are Limited for Inactive Cases
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201720061The External Network Perimeter Was Generally Secure, Though the Security of Supporting Components Could Be Improved
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201740088Improvements Are Needed to Ensure That the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Grant Program Extends Tax Return Preparation to Underserved Populations
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201730070Fiscal Year 2017 Statutory Review of Compliance With Notice of Federal Tax Lien Filing Due Process Procedures
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201720062The Internal Revenue Service Is Not in Compliance With Federal Requirements for Software Asset Management
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201720067Limited Information Technology Resources Should Be Focused On Fewer Improvement Initiatives to Ensure Completion
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201730073Declining Resources Have Contributed to Unfavorable Trends in Several Key Criminal Investigation Business Results
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201740085Further Actions Are Needed to Reduce the Risk of Employment Tax Fraud to Businesses That Use the Services of Professional Employer Organizations
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201730076Fiscal Year 2017 Statutory Review of Restrictions on Directly Contacting Taxpayers
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201730072Trends in Compliance Activities Through Fiscal Year 2016
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201710055Review of the Office of Appeals Collection Due Process Program
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201720051Sixty-Four Percent of the Internal Revenue Service’s Information Technology Hardware Infrastructure Is Beyond Its Useful Life
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201730077Exchange of Information Capabilities Are Underutilized by the Internal Revenue Service
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201720057While Release 1.0 of the Web Applications System Was Successfully Deployed, Several Factors Contributed to Implementation Delays
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201730075Fiscal Year 2017 Statutory Review of Compliance With the Freedom of Information Act
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201730071Fiscal Year 2017 Statutory Audit of Compliance With Legal Guidelines Restricting the Use of Records of Tax Enforcement Results
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August 2017

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201730059Fiscal Year 2017 Statutory Audit of Compliance With Legal Guidelines Prohibiting the Use of Illegal Tax Protester and Similar Designations
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201720050The Computer Security Incident Response Center Is Preventing, Detecting, Reporting, and Responding To Incidents, but Improvements Are Needed
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201730063Fiscal Year 2017 Review of Compliance With Legal Guidelines When Conducting Seizures of Taxpayers’ Property
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201730048Additional Controls Are Needed to Help Ensure That Nonresident Alien Individual Property Owners Comply With Tax Laws
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201730058Fiscal Year 2017 Statutory Review of Disclosure of Collection Activities on Joint Returns
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201730065Fiscal Year 2017 Statutory Review of Compliance With Legal Guidelines When Issuing Levies
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201720049Analysis of Fiscal Year 2016 Additional Appropriations for Cybersecurity and Identity Theft Prevention Improvements
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201730045Improvements Are Needed to Ensure That Puerto Rico Residents With Unreported and Underreported Self-Employment Tax Are Properly Identified and Examined
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201730053Delinquent Federal Contractors Are Not Always Included in the Federal Payment Levy Program
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201720032The Internal Revenue Service Does Not Have a Cloud Strategy and Did Not Adhere to Federal Policy When Deploying a Cloud Service
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201720039Additional Efforts Are Needed to Ensure the Enterprise E-Mail Records Management Solution Meets All Requirements Before Deployment
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201710046Status of the Implementation of the Federal Financial Management Improvement Act
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July 2017

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201743052Affordable Care Act: Implementation of the Notification Requirement for Individual Filers Not Enrolled in Health Insurance
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201730047Fiscal Year 2017 Statutory Audit of Compliance With Notifying Taxpayers of Their Rights When Requested to Extend the Assessment Statute
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201740038Case Selection Processes Result in Billions of Dollars in Potential Employer Underreported Tax Not Being Addressed
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201710060Review of the Internal Revenue Service's Purchase Card Violations Report
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201733044The Internal Revenue Service Has Improved Processing and Review of Small Business Health Care Tax Credit Claims; However, Use of the Credit Has Decreased Significantly
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201710035The Internal Revenue Service Continues to Rehire Former Employees With Conduct and Performance Issues
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201740041Actions Need to Be Taken to Ensure Compliance With Prisoner Reporting Requirements and Improve Identification of Prisoner Returns
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201740042Processes Do Not Maximize the Use of Third-Party Income Documents to Identify Potentially Improper Refundable Credit Claims
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201710034Electronic Record Retention Policies Do Not Consistently Ensure That Records Are Retained and Produced When Requested
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201710043Investigative Equipment Was Returned When Criminal Investigation Employees Separated
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June 2017

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201740031The Number of Employment-Related Identity Theft Victims Is Significantly Greater Than Identified
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201740040Actions Can Be Taken to Increase Detection of Frivolous Redemption Claims
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201720029The Big Data Analytics General Support System Security Controls Need Improvement
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201740036Centralization of Identity Theft Victim Assistance Reduced Case Closure Time Frames and Tax Account Errors
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201720024Information Technology: Improvements Are Needed in Enterprise-Wide Disaster Recovery Planning and Testing
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May 2017

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201740037Improvements Are Needed to Ensure That Tax Accounts on the Automated Non-Master File Are Accurately Processed
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201740033Implementation of the Health Coverage Tax Credit Enrollment and Systemic Advance Monthly Payment Process
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April 2017

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201740030Revised Refundable Credit Risk Assessments Still Do Not Provide an Accurate Measure of the Risk of Improper Payments
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201743027Affordable Care Act: Assessment of Efforts to Implement the Employer Shared Responsibility Provision
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March 2017

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201740028Interim Results of the 2017 Filing Season
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201730025Criminal Investigation Enforced Structuring Laws Primarily Against Legal Source Funds and Compromised the Rights of Some Individuals and Businesses
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201710023Some Managerial Salaries Were Calculated Incorrectly Due to Complex Pay-Setting Rules
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201740026Inconsistent Processes and Procedures Result in Many Victims of Identity Theft Not Receiving Identity Protection Personal Identification Numbers
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201710020Continuity Planning and Emergency Preparedness Follow-Up Audit
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201710018Status of Digital Accountability and Transparency Act Implementation Efforts.
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201710019Resolution of Defense Contract Audit Agency Findings of Questioned Contractor Costs Need Significant Improvement.
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201743022Affordable Care Act: Verification of Premium Tax Credit Claims During the 2016 Filing Season
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February 2017

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201743021Affordable Care Act: Analysis of Tax Year 2014 Nonfilers Who Received Advance Premium Tax Credit Payments
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201740017Efforts Continue to Result in Improved Identification of Fraudulent Tax Returns Involving Identity Theft; However, Accuracy of Measures Needs Improvement
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January 2017

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201740014Results of the 2016 Filing Season
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201710016Independent Attestation Review of the Internal Revenue Service's Fiscal Year 2016 Annual Accounting of Drug Control Funds and Related Performance
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201710015Review of the Internal Revenue Service's Purchase Card Violations Report and the Status of Government Charge Card Recommendations
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201710012The Office of Chief Counsel Accurately Administered User Fees but Could Improve Its User Fee Refund Process
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December 2016

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201740013Analysis of Resources Allocated to Taxpayer Services
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November 2016

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201710005Improvements Are Needed in the Taxpayer Advocate Service Process to Implement Recommended Corrective Actions
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201740011Actions Can Be Taken to Improve Processes of a Newly Developed Program That Enables Victims of Identity Theft to Request Copies of Fraudulent Tax Returns
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October 2016

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201720004Improvements Are Needed to Ensure the Protection of Data Transfers to External Partners
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201730010Employees Sometimes Did Not Adhere to E-mail Policies Which Increased the Risk of Improper Disclosure of Taxpayer Information
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201730009Important Improvements Have Been Made in the Offer in Compromise Process; However, Additional Efficiencies Can Be Gained
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