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A Service-Wide Strategy Is Needed to Address Challenges Limiting Growth in Business Tax Return Electronic Filing

Report Information

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


The Deputy Commissioner for Services and Enforcement should develop a Service-wide strategy to incorporate all forms for e-filing. This strategy should include processes and procedures to compile an accurate and comprehensive list of forms not available for e-filing along with prioritization and specific timelines for the continued addition of forms for e-filing.

Develop systemic processes to identify and address potentially noncompliant corporate filers.
IRS rejected this recommendation

Develop processes and procedures to ensure that penalties are consistently assessed against business filers that are noncompliant with e-filing requirements.
The IRS rejected this recommendation