Income taxes (61 - 66 of 66 items)
Further Research Into Noncompliance Is Needed To Reduce Growing Tax Losses
GGD-82-34: Published: Jul 23, 1982. Publicly Released: Jul 23, 1982.
The federal government is losing billions of dollars in tax revenues annually because individuals are not complying with U.S. tax laws. There is a growing trend toward disregard for the principle of voluntary tax compliance, a trend which the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) estimates increased tax revenue losses from $12 billion in 1976 to at least $20 billion in 1980.GAO found that IRS needs more...
IRS Efforts To Detect and Pursue Corporate Nonfilers
GGD-80-34: Published: Feb 11, 1980. Publicly Released: Feb 11, 1980.
As a follow-on to a review of efforts by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to identify individual nonfilers, GAO evaluated the IRS corporate nonfilers program at three IRS district offices.Generally, the weaknesses found in IRS investigative policies and procedures for securing delinquent corporate income tax returns are similar to those discussed in the earlier report on individual nonfilers. Ho...
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...
Use of Jeopardy and Termination Assessments by the Internal Revenue Service
GGD-76-14: Published: Jul 16, 1976. Publicly Released: Jul 16, 1976.
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