Tax Division organization chartd

The Tax Division was established on January 1, 1934, pursuant to an Executive Order issued by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. The Order assigned to the Attorney General responsibility for conducting litigation of all claims brought by and against the United States.

The mission of the Tax Division is to conduct civil tax litigation, to review requests for criminal tax investigations and/or prosecutions, and to conduct or supervise authorized investigations and prosecutions. The Tax Division strives to ensure consistent application of uniform enforcement standards to promote compliance with the tax laws and to maintain confidence in the integrity of the tax system.

The major functions of the Division are to:

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