Archive for February, 2017

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017 @ 8:35PM

IRS Employee Sentenced for Conspiracy to Commit Identity Theft and Unauthorized Disclosure of IRS Records

CFEG reports that on January 20, 2017 the Treasury Inspector General For Tax Administration (TIGTA) released a report on one of its investigations concerning an IRS employee who committed identity theft and unauthorized disclosure of IRS records. TIGTA’s full report can be reviewed by clicking the link below.  TIGTA reported…

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Wednesday, February 8th, 2017 @ 8:28PM

CFEG Report on Taxpayers Avoiding Billions of Dollars in Backup Withholding Because of the Lack of IRS Enforcement

CFEG reports that the Treasury Inspector For Tax Administration (TIGTA) issued a report on September 14, 2016 (released to the public on October 26, 2016) finding that taxpayers are avoiding $billions of dollars in backup withholding because of the lack of IRS enforcement. CFEG views this lack of enforcement as…

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Tuesday, February 7th, 2017 @ 5:28PM

Results of the 2016 Filing Season

Results of the 2016 Filing Season CFEG reports that on February 3, 2017 the Treasury Inspector General For Tax Administration (TIGTA) issued its report on the Results of the 2016 Filing Season dated January 31, 2017. While the objective of TIGTA’s review was to evaluate whether the IRS timely and…

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