Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee (ETAAC), 59711 [E8-23919]

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Summarized Agenda 8:30 a.m.—Meet and Greet. 9 a.m.—Meeting Opens. 11 a.m.—Meeting Adjourns. The topics for discussion include: (1) The IRS’ response to ETAAC’s recommendations. (2) A reading of written comments received from the public. (3) Report from the ETAAC’s subcommittee: MeF 1040 Executive Steering Committee. Note: Last-minute changes to these topics are possible and could prevent advance notice. There will be a meeting of ETAAC on Friday, October 31, 2008. You must register in advance to be put on a guest list to attend the meeting. This meeting will be open to the public, and will be in a room that accommodates approximately 40 people, including members of ETAAC and IRS officials. Members of the public may file written statements sharing ideas for electronic tax administration or comments on the key recommendations in the Annual Report to Congress http://www.irs.gov/pub/irspdf/p3415.pdf. Send written statements to etaac@irs.gov. 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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 197 (Thursday, October 9, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Page 59711]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-23919]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee (ETAAC)

AGENCY: Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury.

ACTION: Notice of open meeting.

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SUMMARY: In 1998 the Internal Revenue Service established the 
Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee (ETAAC). The primary 
purpose of ETAAC is for industry partners to provide 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 offers constructive observations about current or 
proposed policies, programs, and procedures, and suggests improvements. 
Listed is a summary of the agenda along with the planned discussion 
topics.

Summarized Agenda

8:30 a.m.--Meet and Greet.
9 a.m.--Meeting Opens.
11 a.m.--Meeting Adjourns.

    The topics for discussion include:
    (1) The IRS' response to ETAAC's recommendations.
    (2) A reading of written comments received from the public.
    (3) Report from the ETAAC's subcommittee: MeF 1040 Executive 
Steering Committee.

    Note: Last-minute changes to these topics are possible and could 
prevent advance notice.


DATES: There will be a meeting of ETAAC on Friday, October 31, 2008. 
You must register in advance to be put on a guest list to attend the 
meeting. This meeting will be open to the public, and will be in a room 
that accommodates approximately 40 people, including members of ETAAC 
and IRS officials. Members of the public may file written statements 
sharing ideas for electronic tax administration or comments on the key 
recommendations in the Annual Report to Congress http://www.irs.gov/
pub/irs-pdf/p3415.pdf. Send written statements to etaac@irs.gov. Seats 
are available to members of the public on a first-come, first-served 
basis. Escorts will be provided so attendees are encouraged to arrive 
at least 30 minutes before the meeting begins.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Internal Revenue Service, 
1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Room 2116, Washington, DC 20024.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: You must provide your name to me in 
advance for the guest list and be able to show your state issued 
picture identification on the day of the meeting. Otherwise, you will 
not be able to attend the meeting as this is a secured building. To 
receive a copy of the agenda or general information about ETAAC, please 
contact Cassandra Daniels on 202-283-2178 or at etaac@irs.gov by 
Monday, October 27, 2008. Notification of intent should include your 
name, organization and telephone number. Please spell out all names if 
you leave a voice message.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: ETAAC reports to the Director, Electronic 
Tax Administration and Refundable Credits, who is also the executive 
responsible for the electronic tax administration program. Increasing 
participation by external stakeholders in the development and 
implementation of the strategy for electronic tax administration will 
help IRS achieve the goal that paperless filing should be the preferred 
and most convenient method of filing tax and information returns.
    ETAAC members are not paid for their time or services, but 
consistent with Federal regulations, they are reimbursed for their 
travel and lodging expenses to attend the public meetings, working 
sessions, and an orientation each year.

    Dated: October 1, 2008.
Phyllis Gattos,
Acting Director, Strategic Services Division.
 [FR Doc. E8-23919 Filed 10-8-08; 8:45 am]
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