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The Internal Revenue Service Has Experienced Challenges in Transitioning to Electronic Records

Report Information

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


Create a single Service-wide comprehensive digitalization strategy that identifies priorities, objectives, interim target dates, milestones, etc. The strategy should identify the IRS business units responsible for the applicable actions and should be updated annually.

Develop processes to require management to track digitalization efforts and compare results against the plans, goals, objectives, milestone dates, etc., and analyze any significant deviations to identify needed strategic changes.