Compilation of GAO's Work on Tax Administration Activities During 1982

GGD-83-89: Published: Aug 12, 1983. Publicly Released: Aug 12, 1983.

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GAO submitted its sixth annual report on its work in the tax administration area which included: (1) open recommendations to Congress from reports issued before and during 1982; (2) legislative action taken during 1982 on recommendations; (3) recommendations to the Commissioner of Internal Revenue during 1982; (4) reports on tax administration matters issued during 1982; (5) testimony given by GAO during 1982; (6) scope and subject matter of reviews initiated during 1982 pursuant to Public Law 95-125; and (7) a GAO order relating to safeguarding tax returns and return information and procedures followed when undertaking reviews at the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms.

GAO reported that IRS has taken, or plans to take, action on most of the recommendations made during 1982 and, in enacting the Tax Equity and Fiscal Responsibility Act, Congress implemented several of the GAO open legislative recommendations from prior years.

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    Internal Revenue Service
    GAO-20-548PR: Published: Apr 23, 2020. Publicly Released: Apr 30, 2020.

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