IRS Seeking Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee (ETAAC) Applicants From Large Businesses, 29040 [E7-9952]

Download as PDF 29040 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 99 / Wednesday, May 23, 2007 / Notices The following paragraph applies to all of the collections of information covered by this notice. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless the collection of information displays a valid OMB control number. Books or records relating to a collection of information must be retained as long as their contents may become material in the administration of any internal revenue law. Generally, tax returns and tax return information are confidential, as required by 26 U.S.C. 6103. Request for Comments: Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. 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E7–9882 Filed 5–22–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service IRS Seeking Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee (ETAAC) Applicants From Large Businesses Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice. pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee (ETAAC) was established to provide continued input into the development and implementation of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) strategy for electronic tax administration. The ETAAC provides an organized public forum for discussion of electronic tax administration issues in support of the VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:32 May 22, 2007 Jkt 211001 overriding goal that paperless filing should be the preferred and most convenient method of filing tax and information returns. ETAAC members convey the public’s perception of IRS electronic tax administration activities, offer constructive observations about current or proposed policies, programs, and procedures, and suggest improvements. This document seeks representatives from large businesses who file annual corporation and partnership tax returns. The Director, Electronic Tax Administration (ETA) assures that the size and organizational representation of the ETAAC obtains balanced membership and includes representatives from various groups including: (1) Tax practitioners and preparers, (2) transmitters of electronic returns, (3) tax software developers, (4) large and small business, (5) employers and payroll service providers, (6) individual taxpayers, (7) financial industry (payers, payment options and best practices), (8) system integrators (technology providers), (9) academic (marketing, sales or technical perspectives), (10) trusts and estates, (11) tax exempt organizations, and (12) state and local governments. Members serve a three-year term on the ETAAC to allow a change in membership. The change of members on the Committee ensures that different perspectives are represented. All travel expenses within government guidelines will be reimbursed. Potential candidates must pass an IRS tax compliance check and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) background investigation. DATES: Applications must be received no later than Wednesday, June 6, 2007. ADDRESSES: Completed applications, resumes, and statements should be submitted by using one of the following methods: • E-Mail: Send to etaac@irs.gov. • Mail: Send to Internal Revenue Service, Electronic Tax Administration, SE:W:ETA:S:RM, 5000 Ellin Road (M/Stop C4–470, Attn: Cassandra Daniels (C4–226), Lanham, Maryland 20706. • Fax: Send via facsimile to (202) 283–4829 (not a toll-free number). Application packages can be obtained by sending an e-mail to etaac@irs.gov or calling (202) 283–2178 (not a toll-free number). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cassandra Daniels, (202) 283–2178 or send an e-mail to etaac@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The ETAAC will provide continued input into the development and implementation of the Internal Revenue PO 00000 Frm 00096 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Service (IRS) strategy for electronic tax administration. The ETAAC members will convey the public’s perception of IRS electronic tax administration activities, offer constructive observations about current or proposed policies, programs, and procedures, and suggest improvements. The ETAAC will also provide an annual report to Congress on IRS progress in meeting the Restructuring and Reform Act of 1998 goals for electronic filing of tax returns. This activity is based on the authority to administer the Internal Revenue laws conferred upon the Secretary of the Treasury by section 7802 of the Internal Revenue Code and delegated to the Commissioner of the Internal Revenue. The ETAAC will research, analyze, consider, and make recommendations on a wide range of electronic tax administration issues and will provide input into the development of the strategic plan for electronic tax administration. Completed applications, resumes, and statements should describe and document the proposed member’s qualifications for membership to the Committee. Equal opportunity practices will be followed in all appointments to the Committee. To ensure that the recommendations of the Committee have taken into account the needs of the diverse groups served by the Department, membership will include, to the extent practicable, individuals, with demonstrated ability to represent minorities, women, and persons with disabilities. The Secretary of Treasury will review the recommended candidates and make final selections. Dated: May 18, 2007. Gregory K. Kay, Director, Strategic Services Division. [FR Doc. 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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 99 (Wednesday, May 23, 2007)]
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[FR Doc No: E7-9952]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


IRS Seeking Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee 
(ETAAC) Applicants From Large Businesses

AGENCY: Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee (ETAAC) 
was established to provide continued input into the development and 
implementation of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) strategy for 
electronic tax administration. The ETAAC provides an organized public 
forum for discussion of electronic tax administration issues in support 
of the overriding goal that paperless filing should be the preferred 
and most convenient method of filing tax and information returns. ETAAC 
members convey the public's perception of IRS electronic tax 
administration activities, offer constructive observations about 
current or proposed policies, programs, and procedures, and suggest 
improvements. This document seeks representatives from large businesses 
who file annual corporation and partnership tax returns.
    The Director, Electronic Tax Administration (ETA) assures that the 
size and organizational representation of the ETAAC obtains balanced 
membership and includes representatives from various groups including: 
(1) Tax practitioners and preparers, (2) transmitters of electronic 
returns, (3) tax software developers, (4) large and small business, (5) 
employers and payroll service providers, (6) individual taxpayers, (7) 
financial industry (payers, payment options and best practices), (8) 
system integrators (technology providers), (9) academic (marketing, 
sales or technical perspectives), (10) trusts and estates, (11) tax 
exempt organizations, and (12) state and local governments. Members 
serve a three-year term on the ETAAC to allow a change in membership. 
The change of members on the Committee ensures that different 
perspectives are represented. All travel expenses within government 
guidelines will be reimbursed. Potential candidates must pass an IRS 
tax compliance check and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) 
background investigation.

DATES: Applications must be received no later than Wednesday, June 6, 
2007.

ADDRESSES: Completed applications, resumes, and statements should be 
submitted by using one of the following methods:
     E-Mail: Send to etaac@irs.gov.
     Mail: Send to Internal Revenue Service, Electronic Tax 
Administration, SE:W:ETA:S:RM, 5000 Ellin Road (M/Stop C4-470, Attn: 
Cassandra Daniels (C4-226), Lanham, Maryland 20706.
     Fax: Send via facsimile to (202) 283-4829 (not a toll-free 
number).
    Application packages can be obtained by sending an e-mail to 
etaac@irs.gov or calling (202) 283-2178 (not a toll-free number).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cassandra Daniels, (202) 283-2178 or 
send an e-mail to etaac@irs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The ETAAC will provide continued input into 
the development and implementation of the Internal Revenue Service 
(IRS) strategy for electronic tax administration. The ETAAC members 
will convey the public's perception of IRS electronic tax 
administration activities, offer constructive observations about 
current or proposed policies, programs, and procedures, and suggest 
improvements. The ETAAC will also provide an annual report to Congress 
on IRS progress in meeting the Restructuring and Reform Act of 1998 
goals for electronic filing of tax returns. This activity is based on 
the authority to administer the Internal Revenue laws conferred upon 
the Secretary of the Treasury by section 7802 of the Internal Revenue 
Code and delegated to the Commissioner of the Internal Revenue. The 
ETAAC will research, analyze, consider, and make recommendations on a 
wide range of electronic tax administration issues and will provide 
input into the development of the strategic plan for electronic tax 
administration.
    Completed applications, resumes, and statements should describe and 
document the proposed member's qualifications for membership to the 
Committee. Equal opportunity practices will be followed in all 
appointments to the Committee. To ensure that the recommendations of 
the Committee have taken into account the needs of the diverse groups 
served by the Department, membership will include, to the extent 
practicable, individuals, with demonstrated ability to represent 
minorities, women, and persons with disabilities. The Secretary of 
Treasury will review the recommended candidates and make final 
selections.

    Dated: May 18, 2007.
Gregory K. Kay,
Director, Strategic Services Division.
 [FR Doc. E7-9952 Filed 5-22-07; 8:45 am]
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