In 2007 the US Government Accountability Office (GAO) disclosed that thousands of federal contractors, Medicare and Medicaid providers, and tax-exempt organizations had abused the tax system. The GAO had data mined available agency programme information and matched it to tax information from the Internal Revenue Service. Among others the findings revealed that some 27,000 Department of Defence contractors, 33,000 civilian agency contractors and 3,800 GSA contractors owed about $3 billion, $3.3 ...

BPIR Categories

10.2.4 Use analytical techniques on data
11.4.1 Design/conduct internal/external audits
11.5.1 Manage the tax function.

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