IRS' watch list

The following modernization projects, led by Computer Sciences Corp., are under watch by officials from the Internal Revenue Service and Congress:

Project: e-Services

Function: Web-based administrative applications, such as issuing tax preparer identification numbers.

Revised cost estimate: $130 million — $86 million over original estimate.

Revised completion date: April 20, 2005 — 1 year behind schedule.

Project: Customer Account Data Engine Release 1

Function: Database management system for taxpayer account data.

Revised cost estimate: $97 million — $36 million over original estimate.

Revised completion date: June 30, 2005 — 2 1/2 years behind schedule.

Project: Integrated Financial System Release 1

Function: General ledger accounting system.

Revised cost estimate: $153 million — $53 million over original estimate.

Revised completion date: Project schedule is under review.

Source: General Accounting Office

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