Summary: S.213 — 95th Congress (1977-1978)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for S.213. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in Senate (01/14/1977)

Requires the Comptroller General to regularly audit the Internal Revenue Service and the Bureau of Alchohol, Tobacco, and Firearms. Provides the Comptroller General with access to tax returns for conducting such audits but requires that no employee or officer of the General Accounting Office may divulge or make known in any manner to any person not a proper employee of such Office any tax return information in a form which can be identified with a particular taxpayer.

Requires the Comptroller General to report annually to Congress with respect to procedures and requirements which he has established with the subjects of his audits for protecting the confidentiality of tax returns and tax return information and any findings or recommendations developed by the Comptroller General including any significant evidence of inefficiency or mismanagement.