WASHINGTON - The Internal Revenue Service's tax-exempt bond branch plans to send out about 200 surveys to governmental issuers on their post-issuance compliance practices next month. But unlike a similar questionnaire sent to charities earlier this year, the agency may follow up with audits in some cases.

The TEB branch's top officials discussed the survey yesterday along with the rest of their agenda for this fiscal year when they released their fiscal 2009 work plan.

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