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Senate and IG Cooperate to Stop IRS Impersonation Scam
August 8, 2018
For federal agencies, close collaboration with Congress can be an effective way to disseminate information and advance policies critical to achieving agency goals. For Congress, working with agencies alllows members to utilize agency expertise to address public needs.
With the support of the Democracy Fund, the Partnership for Public Service has been working to find and highlight excellent examples of productive congressional oversight. In this case study, we examine how the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration worked with the Senate to stop an IRS scam targeting vulnerable seniors.