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Takeaways for Hospitals from the IRS TE/GE Fiscal Year 2020 Program Letter

Bracewell’s Brian Teaff co-authored an American Health Lawyers Association practice group alert on “Takeaways for Hospitals from the IRS TE/GE Fiscal Year 2020 Program Letter.”

The Tax Exempt & Governmental Entities Division of the Internal Revenue Service (TE/GE) recently released its Fiscal Year 2020 Program Letter and Compliance Program (2020 Letter). In general, TE/GE’s compliance program is divided into six portfolio programs: Compliance Strategies; Data-Driven Approaches; Referrals, Claims and Other Casework; Compliance Contacts; Determinations; and Voluntary Compliance and Other Technical Programs. According to the IRS, data compiled from its data-driven approaches is used to identify and address existing and emerging high-risk areas of noncompliance and to guide the agency’s decisions on how best to apply its resources.

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