Tax Policy and Administration: 1995 Annual Report on GAO's *

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The U.S. General Accounting Office, the Congressional watchdog 
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Tax Policy and Administration: 1995 Annual Report on GAO's Tax-Related 
Work (Letter Report, 03/08/96, GAO/GGD-96-61).
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO summarized its work on tax 
policy and administration during fiscal year (FY) 1995, including: (1) 
actions federal agencies took in response to its recommendations as of 
December 31, 1995; (2) recommendations made to Congress before and 
during FY 1995 that remain open; and (3) assignments for which it 
received authorized access to tax information.
GAO noted that its recommendations addressed specific actions that 
Congress and the administration could take to: (1) improve compliance 
with tax laws; (2) assist taxpayers; (3) enhance the effectiveness of 
tax incentives; (4) improve Internal Revenue Service management; and (5) 
improve the processing of returns and receipts.
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