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Inflation Reduction Act: Assessment of a Free and Electronic Direct Filing Tax Return System

Report Information

Date Issued
Report Number
Report Type
Special Emphasis
Inflation Reduction Act
Joint Report
Agency Wide
Yes (agency-wide)
Questioned Costs
Funds for Better Use


On February 1, 2023, we notified the Acting Chief Transformation Officer of our concern that the salaries and benefits of IRS employees who were participating in the Direct File Task Force were not being expensed against the $15 million IRA allocation.