TAX ADMINISTRATION: 2007 Filing Season Continues Trend of Improvement, but Opportunities to Reduce Costs and Increase Tax Compliance Should be Evaluated

White, James R.
December 2007
GAO Reports;12/17/2007, preceding pi
Government Documents
The article focuses on the need of Internal Revenue Services (IRS) to evaluate the opportunities to reduce costs and increase tax compliance despite the improvement of its 2007 filing season by U.S. Government Accountability Office. It analyzes IRS performance data, reviewed IRS operations and interviewed IRS and paid preparer representatives. It recommends that IRS should develop estimates of the effectiveness of its volunteer program and the feasibility of using contract recording.


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