TAX DIVISION

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 Tax Division's mission is to enforce the nation's tax laws fully, fairly, and consistently, through both criminal and civil litigation, in order to promote voluntary compliance with the tax laws, maintain public confidence in the integrity of the tax system, and promote the sound development of the law.

The major functions of the Division are to:

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