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Public Information Reporting by Tax-Exempt Private Foundations Needs More Attention by IRS
GGD-83-58: Published: Sep 26, 1983. Publicly Released: Sep 26, 1983.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) efforts to ensure that private foundations comply with the tax administration and public information reporting requirements of the Internal Revenue Code (IRC).Private foundations are required by IRC to make extensive public disclosures on returns filed with IRS. This information is useful to grant seekers, to...
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...
Impact of the Paperwork Reduction Act on the Internal Revenue Service's Ability To Administer the Tax Laws
GGD-82-90: Published: Jul 6, 1982. Publicly Released: Jul 6, 1982.
Concern was expressed that section 202 of the proposed Taxpayer Compliance Improvement Act of 1982 would exempt the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) from key provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1980. GAO was requested to analyze the impact of the Paperwork Act on the ability of IRS to administer the tax laws, particularly the Taxpayer Compliance Improvement Act. The analysis was directed to...