Tax violations (51 - 53 of 53 items)
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...
Internal Revenue Service's Controls Over the Use of Confidential Informants: Recent Improvements Not Adequate
GGD-77-46: Published: Sep 1, 1977. Publicly Released: Sep 1, 1977.
Primarily because of inadequate management attention, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) had not done all it could to get the most benefits with the least risk in dealing with confidential informants.Informants were sometimes used in ill-defined and overly broad intelligence gathering efforts, procedures for evaluating their information were inadequate, and their use was not systematically reviewe...
Occupational Taxes on the Alcohol Industry Should Be Repealed
GGD-75-111: Published: Jan 16, 1976. Publicly Released: Jan 16, 1976.
Alcoholic beverage occupational taxes collected in fiscal year 1975 amounted to $21.5 million.Taxpayer compliance with the alcohol-related occupational tax has dropped below acceptable levels; enforcement by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms is inadequate. Although additional manpower in this area would undoubtedly increase both revenue and compliance, repeal of the occupational taxes a...