Tax violations (51 - 58 of 58 items)
Tax Administration: IRS' Combined Annual Wage Reporting Reconciliation Program
GGD-89-21: Published: Dec 14, 1988. Publicly Released: Dec 14, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) Combined Annual Wage Reporting Reconciliation Program (CAWRRP), focusing on: (1) CAWRRP objectives and operations; and (2) tax amounts assessed, abated, and collected as a result of CAWRRP.GAO found that: (1) under an agreement between IRS and the Social Security Administration (SSA), IRS assumed...
IRS' Information Returns Matching Program
129740: Apr 29, 1986
GAO discussed the status of the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) Information Returns Program, a concept of matching information returns to income tax returns for the purpose of identifying unreported income. GAO focused on: (1) trends in information returns received and matched; (2) information returns not used in the process; (3) follow-up efforts on underreporter and nonfiler cases; (4) enforcem...
The Adequacy of IRS' Resources
117810: Mar 17, 1982
GAO discussed the adequacy of the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) resources for fiscal year 1983. IRS needs additional resources to effectively administer the tax system and collect revenues required to defend and operate the Nation. GAO believes that administrative and legislative actions can be taken which would allow IRS to make more efficient and effective use of its existing resources. Howev...
Improved Planning for Developing and Selecting IRS Criminal Tax Cases Can Strengthen Enforcement of Federal Tax Laws
GGD-80-9: Published: Nov 6, 1979. Publicly Released: Nov 21, 1979.
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) must use its agents as efficiently as possible to carry out a balanced effective enforcement program. It tries to balance cases among all types of violations in many income tax brackets, occupations, and geographical locations. This report discussed the need for better planning to enhance the productivity of criminal case development and selection activities.The...
The Underground Economy
110919: Nov 15, 1979
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) estimated that during tax year 1976 as much as $135 billion in income went unreported and, as a result, as much as $26 billion in potential tax revenues to the Government went uncollected. These estimates are probably understated because IRS did not include estimates of unreported illegal-source income for many type activities such as arson for profit; smuggling...
IRS Can Improve Its Programs To Collect Taxes Withheld by Employers
GGD-78-14: Published: Feb 21, 1978. Publicly Released: Feb 21, 1978.
In fiscal year (FY) 1976, employment trust fund taxes (income tax withheld and social security tax) accounted for $191 billion of federal gross receipts; these trust fund taxes accounted for 63 percent of federal gross receipts over the past 3 years. Collection of these tax funds is the foremost delinquency problem facing the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). During FY 1976, IRS initiated collection...
No Apparent Need To Regulate Commercial Preparers of Income Tax Returns
GGD-76-8: Published: Dec 8, 1975. Publicly Released: Dec 8, 1975.
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