Tax Policy and Administration:
1990 Annual Report on GAO's Tax-Related Work
GGD-91-46, Apr 16, 1991
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO provided information regarding its work on tax policy and administration during fiscal year (FY) 1990, including: (1) actions federal agencies took in response to GAO recommendations as of December 31, 1990; (2) recommendations GAO made to Congress before FY 1990 that remain open; (3) assignments where Congress authorized GAO access to tax information; and (4) GAO products on tax matters issued in FY 1990.
GAO noted that its recommendations addressed specific actions that Congress and the administration could take to: (1) improve the accuracy of the Internal Revenue Service's revenue estimates; (2) improve compliance with the nation's tax laws; (3) reduce growth in accounts receivable; (4) simplify the tax system; and (5) enhance tax incentive effectiveness.