The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration, J. Russell George, said bad data is to blame for the Internal Revenue Services' never-realized plan to close 68 Taxpayer Assistance Centers across the country.

Late last year, Congress stopped the IRS from reducing any taxpayer service functions or programs until TIGTA completed a study detailing the effect of the planned reductions on taxpayer compliance and assistance.

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