Systems conversions (71 - 79 of 79 items)
Managing IRS: Actions Needed to Assure Quality Service in the Future
GGD-89-1: Published: Oct 14, 1988. Publicly Released: Oct 14, 1988.
GAO evaluated the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) management systems and administrative support functions to determine its effectiveness in: (1) preparing for the future; (2) providing quality service in an effective manner; (3) maintaining workforce quality during a period of rapid change; and (4) ensuring a strong system of clear management accountability for its actions.GAO found that: (1) the...
ADP Modernization: IRS' Tax System Redesign Progress and Plans for the Future
IMTEC-88-23BR: Published: Apr 27, 1988. Publicly Released: Jun 1, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) Tax System Redesign, focusing on the: (1) redesign's plans and initiatives; and (2) oversight agencies' comments and concerns.GAO found that IRS: (1) initiated the redesign in 1982 to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of its automatic data processing systems for tax administration; (2) purs...
Internal Revenue Service: Computer Readiness for 1988 Filing Season
IMTEC-88-31: Published: Mar 31, 1988. Publicly Released: Mar 31, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO evaluated the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) computer system's ability to process the 1988 tax filing season work load, focusing on the: (1) availability and effectiveness of its software, including that affected by the Tax Reform Act of 1986; (2) capacity of IRS mainframe computers; and (3) reliability of old communications processors.GAO found that IRS:...
ADP Modernization: IRS' Redesign of Its Tax Administration System
IMTEC-88-5FS: Published: Nov 9, 1987. Publicly Released: Dec 10, 1987.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) Tax System Redesign, a major effort to overhaul the tax administration system, focusing on the: (1) need for the redesign; (2) progress of and future plans for the redesign; and (3) redesign's past and estimated future costs.GAO found that: (1) redesign objectives include use of state-of-the-art computers and te...
Computer Capacity: IRS Must Better Estimate Its Computer Resource Needs
IMTEC-87-5BR: Published: Nov 3, 1986. Publicly Released: Nov 14, 1986.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO: (1) determined the status and progress of the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) Capacity Enhancement for the Processing System (CEPS) procurement; and (2) analyzed the need for and timing of CEPS, which IRS designed to upgrade or replace its large mainframe computers.IRS believed that, with CEPS, its existing mainframe computers would have sufficient capaci...
Data Communications: Thorough Testing and Workload Analyses Needed for IRS Processors
IMTEC-87-3BR: Published: Oct 14, 1986. Publicly Released: Nov 13, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO: (1) investigated the performance of the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) existing communications processors; and (2) evaluated the soundness of the planned replacement of those processors.GAO found that: (1) existing communications processors have experienced reliability and capacity problems, but their performance has had no significant adverse effect...
Computer Technology at IRS: Present and Planned
GGD-83-103: Published: Sep 1, 1983. Publicly Released: Sep 1, 1983.
GAO examined the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) computer operations, as well as planned replacements, improvements, and additions to its computer resources, as of July 1983.IRS processed over 170 million tax returns and collected about $632 billion in tax revenues in fiscal year 1982. GAO stated that, without computers, these activities would have been virtually impossible. Computers, teleproces...
IRS Can Expand and Improve Computer Processing of Information Returns
FGMSD-81-4: Published: Oct 20, 1980. Publicly Released: Oct 20, 1980.
GAO reviewed the information document matching program of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to: (1) determine the progress made; (2) assess the adequacy of IRS computer capabilities for a full matching program; (3) determine the feasibility and costs of upgrading IRS computer capability; (4) determine the general status of IRS computer capabilities; and (5) identify any other problem areas relate...
An Analysis of IRS' Proposed Tax Administration System: Lessons for the Future
GGD-78-43: Published: Mar 1, 1978. Publicly Released: Mar 1, 1978.
The Tax Administration System (TAS) was proposed to meet the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) information needs through extensive use of interactive on-line processing and decentralization of the tax account master files. Because of uncertainties relating to costs and benefits of the system and concerns about privacy, plans for TAS were discontinued and, instead, funds are being sought to upgrade...