Information Reporting Program Advisory Committee (IRPAC); Nominations, 12457-12458 [E9-6392]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 55 / Tuesday, March 24, 2009 / Notices DATES: Written comments should be received on or before May 26, 2009 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to R. Joseph Durbala, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20224. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the form and instructions should be directed to Carolyn N. Brown, 202–622–6688, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the Internet at Carolyn.N.Brown@irs.gov. mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Information Return for Real Estate Mortgage Investment Conduits (REMICs) and Issuers of Collateralized Debt Obligations. OMB Number: 1545–1099. Form Number: 8811. 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E9–6363 Filed 3–23–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Information Reporting Program Advisory Committee (IRPAC); Nominations AGENCY: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury. ACTION: Request for nominations. SUMMARY: The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) requests nominations of individuals for selection to the Information Reporting Program Advisory Committee (IRPAC). Individuals may nominate themselves or be nominated by interested organizations. Nominations should describe and document the applicant’s qualifications for membership. IRPAC is comprised of no more than 35 members. There are nine positions open for calendar year 2010. It is important that IRPAC continue to represent a diverse taxpayer and stakeholder base. Accordingly, to maintain membership diversity, selection is based on the applicant’s qualifications as well as the taxpayer or stakeholder base he/she represents. The IRPAC advises the IRS on information reporting issues of mutual concern to the private sector and the Federal government. The committee works with the IRS Commissioner and other IRS leadership to provide recommendations on a wide range of information reporting administration PO 00000 Frm 00155 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 12457 issues. Membership is balanced to include representation from the tax professional community, businesses, banks, insurance companies, state tax administration, colleges and universities, securities, payroll, foreign financial institutions and other industries. DATES: Written nominations must be received on or before May 29, 2009. ADDRESSES: Nominations should be sent to: Ms. Caryl Grant, National Public Liaison, CL:NPL:SRM, Room 7559 IR, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20224, Attn: IRPAC Nominations. Applications may also be submitted via fax to 202–622–8345. Application packages are available on the Tax Professional’s Page of the IRS Web site at http://www.irs.gov/taxpros/ index.html. Application packages may also be requested by telephone from National Public Liaison, 202–927–3641 (not a toll-free number). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Caryl Grant at 202–927–3641 (not a tollfree number) or *Public_Liaison@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Established in 1991 in response to an administrative recommendation in the final Conference Report of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1989, the IRPAC works closely with the IRS to provide recommendations on a wide range of issues intended to improve the information reporting program and achieve fairness to taxpayers. Conveying the public’s perception of IRS activities to the Commissioner, the IRPAC is comprised of individuals who bring substantial, disparate experience and diverse backgrounds to the Committee’s activities. The IRPAC members are nominated by the Commissioner with the concurrence of the Secretary of Treasury to serve a three-year term. Working groups address policies and administration issues specific to information reporting. Members are not paid for their services. However, travel expenses for working sessions, public meetings and orientation sessions, such as airfare, per diem, and transportation are reimbursed within prescribed federal travel limitations. Receipt of applications will be acknowledged, and all individuals will be notified when selections have been made. In accordance with Department of Treasury Directive 21–03, a clearance process including, fingerprints, annual tax checks, a Federal Bureau of Investigation criminal check, and a practitioner check with the Office of Professional Responsibility will be conducted. E:\FR\FM\24MRN1.SGM 24MRN1 12458 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 55 / Tuesday, March 24, 2009 / Notices Equal opportunity practices will be followed for all appointments to the IRPAC in accordance with the Department of Treasury and IRS policies. To ensure that the IRPAC recommendations take into account the needs of the diverse groups served by the IRS, membership shall include, to the extent practicable, individuals who demonstrate the ability to represent minorities, women, and persons with disabilities. Dated: March 17, 2009. Mark Kirbabas, Designated Federal Official, National Public Liaison. [FR Doc. E9–6392 Filed 3–23–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P Internal Revenue Service Open Meeting of the Area 1 Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (Including the States of New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine) AGENCY: Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Treasury. ACTION: Notice of meeting. An open meeting of the Area 1 Taxpayer Advocacy Panel will be conducted. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comments, ideas and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service. DATES: The meeting will be held Tuesday, May 19, 2009. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Audrey Y. Jenkins at 1–888–912–1227 or 718–488–2085. SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given pursuant to section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (1988) that an open meeting of the Area 1 Taxpayer Advocacy Panel will be held Tuesday, May 19, 2009, at 10 a.m. Eastern Time via telephone conference. The public is invited to make oral comments or submit written statements for consideration. Due to limited conference lines, notification of intent to participate must be made with Audrey Y. Jenkins. For more information please contact Ms. Jenkins at 1–888–912–1227 or 718–488–2085, or write TAP Office, 10 MetroTech Center, 625 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201, or contact us at the Web site: http:// www.improveirs.org. The agenda will include various IRS issues. mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES VerDate Nov<24>2008 01:06 Mar 24, 2009 Jkt 217001 BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Open Meeting of the Area 3 Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (Including the States of Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas, and the Territory of Puerto Rico) AGENCY: Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: March 17, 2009. Shawn F. Collins, Acting Director, Taxpayer Advocacy Panel. [FR Doc. E9–6366 Filed 3–23–09; 8:45 am] Notice of meeting. SUMMARY: An open meeting of the Area 3 Taxpayer Advocacy Panel will be conducted. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comments, ideas, and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service. DATES: The meeting will be held Monday, May 11, 2009. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sallie Chavez at 1–888–912–1227 or 954–423–7979. Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (1988) that a meeting of the Area 3 Taxpayer Advocacy Panel will be held Monday, May 11, 2009, at 12:30 p.m. Eastern Time via telephone conference. The public is invited to make oral comments or submit written statements for consideration. Due to limited conference lines, notification of intent to participate must be made with Sallie Chavez. For more information please contact Ms. Chavez at 1–888–912–1227 or 954–423–7979, or write TAP Office, 1000 South Pine Island Road, Suite 340, Plantation, FL 33324, or post comments to the Web site: http:// www.improveirs.org. The agenda will include various IRS issues. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: March 17, 2009. Shawn F. Collins, Acting Director, Taxpayer Advocacy Panel. [FR Doc. E9–6395 Filed 3–23–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P PO 00000 DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Open Meeting of the Area 4 Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (Including the States of Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Tennessee, and Wisconsin) AGENCY: Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice of meeting. SUMMARY: An open meeting of the Area 4 Taxpayer Advocacy Panel will be conducted. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comments, ideas, and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service. DATES: The meeting will be held Tuesday, May 19, 2009. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ellen Smiley at 1–888–912–1227 or 414–231–2360. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (1988) that a meeting of the Area 4 Taxpayer Advocacy Panel will be held Tuesday, May 19, 2009, at 1 p.m. Central Time via telephone conference. The public is invited to make oral comments or submit written statements for consideration. Due to limited conference lines, notification of intent to participate must be made with Ellen Smiley. For more information please contact Ms. Smiley at 1–888–912–1227 or 414–231–2360, or write TAP Office Stop 1006MIL, 211 West Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53203–2221, or post comments to the Web site: http:// www.improveirs.org. The agenda will include various IRS issues. Dated: March 17, 2009. Shawn F. Collins, Acting Director, Taxpayer Advocacy Panel. [FR Doc. 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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 55 (Tuesday, March 24, 2009)]
[Notices]
[Pages 12457-12458]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-6392]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Information Reporting Program Advisory Committee (IRPAC); 
Nominations

AGENCY: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury.

ACTION: Request for nominations.

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SUMMARY: The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) requests nominations of 
individuals for selection to the Information Reporting Program Advisory 
Committee (IRPAC). Individuals may nominate themselves or be nominated 
by interested organizations. Nominations should describe and document 
the applicant's qualifications for membership. IRPAC is comprised of no 
more than 35 members. There are nine positions open for calendar year 
2010. It is important that IRPAC continue to represent a diverse 
taxpayer and stakeholder base. Accordingly, to maintain membership 
diversity, selection is based on the applicant's qualifications as well 
as the taxpayer or stakeholder base he/she represents.
    The IRPAC advises the IRS on information reporting issues of mutual 
concern to the private sector and the Federal government. The committee 
works with the IRS Commissioner and other IRS leadership to provide 
recommendations on a wide range of information reporting administration 
issues. Membership is balanced to include representation from the tax 
professional community, businesses, banks, insurance companies, state 
tax administration, colleges and universities, securities, payroll, 
foreign financial institutions and other industries.

DATES: Written nominations must be received on or before May 29, 2009.

ADDRESSES: Nominations should be sent to: Ms. Caryl Grant, National 
Public Liaison, CL:NPL:SRM, Room 7559 IR, 1111 Constitution Avenue, 
NW., Washington, DC 20224, Attn: IRPAC Nominations. Applications may 
also be submitted via fax to 202-622-8345. Application packages are 
available on the Tax Professional's Page of the IRS Web site at http://www.irs.gov/taxpros/index.html. Application packages may also be 
requested by telephone from National Public Liaison, 202-927-3641 (not 
a toll-free number).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Caryl Grant at 202-927-3641 (not a 
toll-free number) or *Public_Liaison@irs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Established in 1991 in response to an 
administrative recommendation in the final Conference Report of the 
Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1989, the IRPAC works closely with 
the IRS to provide recommendations on a wide range of issues intended 
to improve the information reporting program and achieve fairness to 
taxpayers. Conveying the public's perception of IRS activities to the 
Commissioner, the IRPAC is comprised of individuals who bring 
substantial, disparate experience and diverse backgrounds to the 
Committee's activities.
    The IRPAC members are nominated by the Commissioner with the 
concurrence of the Secretary of Treasury to serve a three-year term. 
Working groups address policies and administration issues specific to 
information reporting. Members are not paid for their services. 
However, travel expenses for working sessions, public meetings and 
orientation sessions, such as airfare, per diem, and transportation are 
reimbursed within prescribed federal travel limitations.
    Receipt of applications will be acknowledged, and all individuals 
will be notified when selections have been made. In accordance with 
Department of Treasury Directive 21-03, a clearance process including, 
fingerprints, annual tax checks, a Federal Bureau of Investigation 
criminal check, and a practitioner check with the Office of 
Professional Responsibility will be conducted.

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    Equal opportunity practices will be followed for all appointments 
to the IRPAC in accordance with the Department of Treasury and IRS 
policies. To ensure that the IRPAC recommendations take into account 
the needs of the diverse groups served by the IRS, membership shall 
include, to the extent practicable, individuals who demonstrate the 
ability to represent minorities, women, and persons with disabilities.

     Dated: March 17, 2009.
Mark Kirbabas,
Designated Federal Official, National Public Liaison.
[FR Doc. E9-6392 Filed 3-23-09; 8:45 am]
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