IG Report on Tax Evading IRS Employees

An article from the Associated Press cited a report released this week which said that nearly 1,600 IRS employees willfully evaded taxes over a 10 year period. What was the report cited by this article? We have posted it for your review.

A May 6 Associated Press article summarized an IG report released this week which said that 1,580 IRS employees were found to have “willfully evaded taxes” over the course of 10 years and that a majority of those employees were not fired.

What report was the article citing? It was from the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration and is included below.

Review of the Internal Revenue Service’s Process to Address Violations of Tax Law by Its Own Employees

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