Tax Policy and Administration:
1995 Annual Report on GAO's Tax-Related Work
GGD-96-61: Published: Mar 8, 1996. Publicly Released: Mar 8, 1996.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO summarized its work on tax policy and administration during fiscal year (FY) 1995, including: (1) actions federal agencies took in response to its recommendations as of December 31, 1995; (2) recommendations made to Congress before and during FY 1995 that remain open; and (3) assignments for which it received authorized access to tax information.
GAO noted that its recommendations addressed specific actions that Congress and the administration could take to: (1) improve compliance with tax laws; (2) assist taxpayers; (3) enhance the effectiveness of tax incentives; (4) improve Internal Revenue Service management; and (5) improve the processing of returns and receipts.