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Transition Series: Internal Revenue Service Issues
OCG-89-26TR: Published: Nov 1, 1988. Publicly Released: Nov 1, 1988.
GAO summarized information relating to tax administration issues facing the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).GAO noted that IRS could: (1) modernize its inefficient and outdated tax processing system by designating and supporting the necessary information technology and financial personnel and developing a financial management plan to set priorities, ensure accountability, and maintain and monitor s...
Tax Administration: IRS' Automated Collection System
GGD-86-120BR: Published: Jul 31, 1986. Publicly Released: Sep 2, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO monitored telephone calls at four Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Automated Collection System (ACS) sites and provided: (1) a general overview of the IRS system for obtaining delinquent returns and collecting delinquent taxes; (2) a description of how ACS fits into the IRS overall collection system; and (3) the results of the monitored calls and a case an...
Collection of Taxpayer Delinquent Accounts
B-137762: Published: Aug 9, 1973. Publicly Released: Nov 10, 1982.
No summary is currently available...
The Underground Economy
110992: Dec 3, 1979
Recommendations are given for help in long-range planning by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) or other executive branch agencies in solving the "underground economy" problem. It is important that the level of IRS' audit activity should not decline. IRS may need to change its current compliance strategy and reallocate its resources, thereby putting additional compliance resources into the documen...
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' Efforts To Identify and Pursue Income Tax Nonfilers and Underreporters
109885: Jul 16, 1979
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is directing efforts toward estimating the extent of nonfiling and underreporting in the "subterranean economy" of unrecorded cash activity that escapes tax assessment. Unreported income secured through unrecorded transactions leaves no paper trail. IRS has four basic tools to detect nonfiling and underreporting: collections, document matching, audits, and crimin...