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Follow-Up Report on the Program Evaluation and Justification Review for the General Tax Administration Program, Report No. 98-77, April 1999
 
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  • In response to our justification review, the department has undertaken several initiatives to improve its efficiency and effectiveness in collecting tax revenues. For example, the department has improved its timeliness in processing intangible tax receipts, resulting in a net increase of $228,864 in revenue.
  • However, the department has not implemented our recommendation to change its audit strategy in order to increase audit recoveries. The department has continued to employ an audit selection strategy that achieves 80% coverage of the taxes remitted to the department. We believe that the department could generate an additional $30.5 million in audit recoveries if it examined the rate of return received from audits of different types of tax accounts and increased coverage for the types of accounts that produce the highest return.

Which Government Program Summaries contain related information?

Department of Revenue
General Tax Administration (PB2

What other OPPAGA-related materials are available?

  • Report No. 98-71 PB2 Performance Report for the General Tax Administration Program, published in March 1999
  • Report No. 97-48 Review of the Department of Revenue’s General Tax Administration Program Based on Performance-Based Budgeting Measures and Standards for Fiscal Year 1996-97, published in February 1998
  • Report No. 96-89 Program Evaluation and Justification Review: General Tax Administration Program Administered by the Department of Revenue, published in June 1997.

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