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Disclosure of Tax Division Files for Purposes of General Accounting Office Audit


Under 31 U.S.C. § 67 and 26 U.S.C. § 6103, the Tax Division of the Department of Justice may disclose to the General Accounting Office (GAO) case files containing tax returns and related information for the purpose of and to the extent necessary in GAO’s audit of Internal Revenue Service operations.

Updated July 9, 2014