WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service is auditing $196.94 million of revenue refunding bonds issued by East Baton Rouge, La., sewage commission in 2006.

The audit was disclosed by the issuer on Aug. 22 in the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board’s online EMMA system. It received notice of the audit on July 9. The IRS said the agency routinely examines municipal debt to determine compliance with federal tax requirements.

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