Daily Tax Update - July 1, 2015: TIGTA Recommends Focus on Taxpayer Service IT Program

TIGTA Recommends Focus on Taxpayer Service IT Program:  The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) released a report finding that the IRS needs to prioritize information technology projects to focus on taxpayer services.  The report notes that funding for these projects is not included in the IRS’s fiscal 2015 and 2016 budgets.


India and Mauritius Agree on Tax Treaty:  Today, the Prime Minister of Mauritius announced that a joint working group of Indian and Mauritian officials have reached a consensus on a new Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement to revise the 1983 double tax treaty currently in place.