Tax Policy and Administration:
1989 Annual Report on GAO's Tax-Related Work
GGD-90-46: Published: Mar 16, 1990. Publicly Released: Mar 16, 1990.
- Full Report:
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO presented its annual report for fiscal year 1989 on its work on tax policy and administration matters, including such information as: (1) summaries of tax-related products issued in 1989; (2) summaries of tax-related products issued before 1989 with open recommendations to Congress; (3) descriptions of legislative actions taken in 1989 in response to GAO recommendations; (4) a list of open recommendations to Congress; (5) a list of recommendations GAO made in 1989 to the Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS); and (6) brief descriptions of assignments for which GAO received authorized access to tax data in 1989.
GAO found that: (1) IRS had taken, or planned to take, action on most of the tax-related recommendations GAO made during fiscal year 1989; and (2) Congress used GAO products on tax matters in overseeing tax administration operations and considering tax policy issues.