Improper payments

FILE - This May 4, 2021, photo shows the Treasury Building in Washington. The U.S. budget deficit hit a record $2.06 trillion through the first eight months of this budget year as coronavirus relief programs drove spending to all-time highs. The shortfall this year is 9.7% higher than the $1.88 trillion deficit run up over the same period a year ago, the Treasury Department said Wednesday, June 9, 2021 in its monthly budget report. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, file)

Bureau of the Fiscal Service seeks to issue nearly all payments electronically by 2030

The Treasury Department’s Bureau of the Fiscal Service sees an opportunity to modernize the way it does business, after spending much of the COVID-19…

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NSF develops predictive model to flag improper payments in grants

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Predictive analytics being used to spot missing, suspicious payments for agencies

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Other methods to determine who’s eligible for government benefits

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(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2019, file photo, doors at the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in the Henry M. Jackson Federal Building are locked and covered with blinds as a sign posted advises that the office will be closed during the partial government shutdown in Seattle. Videos and reports claiming that you'll have to pay back the relief checks the federal government is sending to millions of Americans are false, federal agencies confirmed to The Associated Press. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

IRS managers, NTEU waiting on answers as agency looks at reopening more services

Organizations that represent IRS managers and employees say they haven’t been given much detail on the agency resuming more of its operations.

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IRS commissioner expects ‘full staffing’ at tax processing, call centers by mid-July

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(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2019, file photo, doors at the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in the Henry M. Jackson Federal Building are locked and covered with blinds as a sign posted advises that the office will be closed during the partial government shutdown in Seattle. Videos and reports claiming that you'll have to pay back the relief checks the federal government is sending to millions of Americans are false, federal agencies confirmed to The Associated Press. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

IRS, Treasury sent 1M coronavirus stimulus payments to the deceased

The IRS moved and the Treasury Department rushed to get millions of payments out to the public in the week and months after Congress passed the CARES Act, but in doing so sent more than a million payments to people who have died.

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