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Thursday, March 23rd, 2017 @ 3:20PM

Stopping Senior Scams: Developments in Financial Fraud Affecting Seniors

TESTIMONY OF Timothy P. Camus Deputy Inspector General for Investigations TREASURY INSPECTOR GENERAL FOR TAX ADMINISTRATION before the SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON AGING UNITED STATES SENATE – February 15, 2017 Stopping Senior Scams: Developments in Financial Fraud Affecting Seniors CFEG reports that on February 15, 2017 Timothy P. Camus, Deputy Inspector…

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Thursday, March 23rd, 2017 @ 3:12PM

Individual Representative Payees Who Do Not Have a Social Security Number in the Social Security Administration’s Payment Records

OIG – Office of the Inspector General, Social Security Administration Audit Report February, 2017 Individual Representative Payees Who Do Not Have a Social Security Number in the Social Security Administration’s Payment Records CFEG reports that the Office of the Inspector General, Social Security Administration, prepared an audit report in February,…

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Tuesday, March 7th, 2017 @ 5:53PM

IRS Summarizes “Dirty Dozen” List of Tax Scams for 2017

CFEG reports that the IRS announced in February, 2017 its “Dirty Dozen” list of tax scams for 2017. The full list may be viewed by clicking the link below. Taxpayers should review this annual list published by the IRS to be on the lookout for scams they may encounter throughout…

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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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Saturday, January 7th, 2017 @ 11:22PM

TREASURY INSPECTOR GENERAL FOR TAX ADMINISTRATION Analysis of Resources Allocated to Taxpayer Services

TREASURY INSPECTOR GENERAL FOR TAX ADMINISTRATION Analysis of Resources Allocated to Taxpayer Services  CFEG reports that the Treasury Inspector General For Tax Administration (TIGTA) released a report titled, “Analysis of Resources Allocated to Taxpayer Service” on January 5, 2017. The full report may be reviewed by clicking the link below….

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