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Action Is Being Taken to Address the System Limitation That Contributed to the Destruction of Tax Year 2019 Paper‑Filed Information Returns

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Date Issued
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Special Project
Joint Report
Agency Wide
Yes (agency-wide)
Questioned Costs
Funds for Better Use


On May 5, 2023, we notified IRS management of our concerns with the use of nonlocking bins in the Austin Tax Processing Center. We recommended that the IRS coordinate with the contractor or subcontractor and implement the use of lockable bins for classified waste.