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IR-2016-137, Oct. 21, 2016 — As international compliance efforts pass several new milestones, the IRS reminds U.S. taxpayers with undisclosed offshore accounts that they should use existing paths to come into full compliance with their federal tax obligations.

IR-2016-125, Sept. 26, 2016 — The IRS announced today that it plans to begin private collection of certain overdue federal tax debts next spring and has selected four contractors to implement the new program.

FS-2016-23, July 2016 — The Security Summit, the partnership between the IRS, state tax agencies and the tax community formed to combat identity theft, recently announced it expanded its public awareness campaign on data security to include tax professionals.

IR-2016-45, March 21, 2016 — As part of the continued crackdown on refund fraud and identity theft, the IRS today released the Top 10 Identity Theft Prosecutions for Fiscal Year 2015.

The IRS continues to uncover abusive tax-avoidance schemes involving offshore activity. Find information here pertaining to Union Bank of Switzerland (UBS).

FS-2015-6, February 2015 — Taxpayers should be aware of the credentials, qualifications and extent of service each prospective professional provides before obtaining their service.

Here you will find links to IRS Criminal Investigation press releases issued by the IRS Special Agents in Charge.

The Fiscal Year 2016 Enforcement and Service Results (tables) provide the dollars collected from the examination (audit) and collection functions of the IRS. The results also tally the results of various taxpayer assistance programs.

The Fiscal Year 2015 Enforcement and Service Results provide the dollars collected from the examination (audit) and collection functions of the IRS. The results also tally the results of various taxpayer assistance programs.

Totals for examination, collection and taxpayer service efforts for Fiscal Year 2005 through Fiscal Year 2014.

FY 2011 IRS Enforcement and Service Results.

FY 2010 Enforcement Results detail the audit, collection and taxpayer service numbers.

The IRS FY 2009 Enforcement and Service Results detail the agency's audit, collection and taxpayer service efforts.