Audit Reports - FY2021 - No Script

SEP 2021 | AUG 2021 | JUL 2021 | JUN 2021 | MAY 2021 | APR 2021
MAR 2021 | FEB 2021 | JAN 2021 | DEC 2020 | NOV 2020 | OCT 2020

July 2021

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202116044Taxpayers Were Notified About the CARES Act Retirement Plan Provisions; However, Additional Actions Could Be Taken to Identify Potential Noncompliance
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202140045Casualty and Theft Loss Deductions Continue to Be Erroneously Processed Without a Valid Federal Emergency Management Agency Number
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202146043Implementation of Tax Year 2020 Employer Tax Credits Enacted in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic
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202110047Fiscal Year 2021 Mandatory Review of Compliance With the Freedom of Information Act
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202130041The IRS Continued Compliance Efforts for High-Income Taxpayers After Disbanding the High Income High Wealth Strategy, but With Less Effective Outcomes
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June 2021

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202110039Controls Over the Internal Revenue Service Contractor Tax Check Process Need to Be Improved
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202130033Criminal Restitution Assessment Procedures Need Improvement
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202120024Improvements Are Needed to More ******2****** ***2*** the Virtual Host Infrastructure Platform
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202120028Opportunities Exist to Improve Hiring and Retaining Employees With Information Technology Expertise
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202146035Assessment of Processes to Verify Tentative Carryback Refund Eligibility
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May 2021

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202110037Improvements Are Needed to Identify Contractors Meeting the Criteria for Potential Suspension or Debarment
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202125025Taxpayer First Act: Data Security in the Identity Theft Tax Refund Fraud Information Sharing and Analysis Center
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202110040The Indian Tribal Government Function Needs to Strengthen Internal Controls and Performance Measures
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202125032Streamlined Critical Pay Authority for Information Technology Positions Is Being Successfully Implemented
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202146034Implementation of Economic Impact Payments
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202140030Backup Withholding Noncompliance and Underreported Employment Taxes Continue to Contribute Billions of Dollars to the Tax Gap
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202140036Improper Payment Rates for Refundable Tax Credits Remain High
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202140038Interim Results of the 2021 Filing Season
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202116026Interim Report – Status of Coronavirus Response Funding
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202130021Internal Controls and Oversight in Criminal Investigation’s Fleet Management Program Can Be Improved
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202110031Fiscal Year 2019 Statistical Trends Review of the Tax Exempt and Government Entities Division
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April 2021

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202130022The Internal Revenue Service Faces Challenges in Addressing the Growth of Peer-to-Peer Payment Application Use
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202146029Assessment of the Effects of the Coronavirus Pandemic on Customer Service Operations
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202140027Actions Were Taken to Improve the Identification of Prisoner Tax Returns
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March 2021

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202116020Interim Report – IRS COVID-19 Response Timeline and Policies to Protect Employee Health and Safety
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202146023Results of the 2020 Filing Season and Effects of COVID-19 on Tax Processing Operations
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202130018Compliance Services Collection Operations Should Improve the Timeliness of Responding to Taxpayer Correspondence
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202130011Trends in Compliance Activities Through Fiscal Year 2019
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202130015High-Income Taxpayers Who Owe Delinquent Taxes Could Be More Effectively Prioritized
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202116019Interim Report – Taxpayer Advocate Service Actions to Assist Taxpayers in Response to the Implementation of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act
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February 2021

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202130016Emphasis on Unrelated Business Income Tax Enforcement Should Be Enhanced
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202110013Obstacles Exist in Detecting Noncompliance of Tax-Exempt Organizations
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202145017Additional Security Processes Are Needed to Prevent Unauthorized Release of Tax Information Through the Income Verification Express Service Program
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January 2021

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202110014Review of the Internal Revenue Service’s Purchase Card Violations Report and the Status of Recommendations
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202140009Millions of Dollars in Potentially Erroneous Qualified Business Income Deductions Are Not Being Verified
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202140012Processes Exist to Assist Taxpayers With Misdirected Refunds, but Additional Controls Could Further Help to Prevent Them
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December 2020

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202130002Billions in Potential Taxes Went Unaddressed From Unfiled Returns and Underreported Income by Taxpayers That Received Form 1099-K Income
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202126006Systems Processing Economic Impact Payments Performed Well and the Get My Payment Application Security Vulnerabilities Are Being Remediated
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202130010Fiscal Year 2021 Biannual Independent Assessment of Private Collection Agency Performance
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202110005Consolidation of Examination Case Selection and Assignment in the Tax Exempt and Government Entities Division Created Benefits, but Additional Improvements Are Needed
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202120003Security Controls Over Electronic Crimes Labs Need Improvement
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202140008Expansion of Self-Correction for Electronic Filers and Other Improvements Could Reduce Taxpayer Burden and Costs Associated With Tax Return Error Resolution
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202110007Improvements Have Been Made, but Controls Need to Be Strengthened to Detect Improper Self-Employed Retirement Deductions
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October 2020

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202120001Annual Assessment of the Internal Revenue Service’s Information Technology Program for Fiscal Year 2020
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202140004Refinement and Expansion of Filters to Include Additional Business Returns Will Continue to Improve Business Identity Theft Detection Efforts
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