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A Proposed Automated Tax Administration System for Internal Revenue Service: An Evaluation of Costs and Benefits

LCD-76-114 Published: Nov 23, 1976. Publicly Released: Nov 23, 1976.
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An evaluation of a cost-benefit study by Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in support of a proposed computer system, the Tax Administration System, shows some needs for revision. IRS estimated that with an increased cost of $154 million over the present system, the proposed system would achieve gross benefits of about $2.1 billion in personnel savings and increased revenues.

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