IRS criminal investigations have decreased over the past few years in the wake of a steady staffing decline, with the 2016 fiscal year seeing fewer cases involving identity theft, money laundering and other financial crimes, according to an agency report released Feb. 27, 2017.
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The IRS National Taxpayer Advocate—Nina Olson—is required to issue an annual report to Congress. The 2016 report was released 1/10/17. These reports are always a great read. The report lists the mots “serious issues” in the tax system and makes recommendations for improvement. The 2016 report focuses a lot on the IRS “Future State” project and tax reform.
Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council (IRSAC) held its annual public meeting this week and released its annual report for 2015 to the IRS Commissioner. The report includes recommendations on a wide range of tax administration issues.
The IRSAC is an advisory group to the entire agency. The IRSAC’s primary purpose is to provide an organized public forum for the Commissioner, senior IRS executives and representatives of the public to discuss relevant tax administration issues.
“Members of IRSAC volunteer their time and energy to provide us with valuable feedback and suggestions regarding the most important issues affecting all types of taxpayers,” said IRS Commissioner John Koskinen. Read more