Open Meeting for the Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee (ETAAC), 30434-30435 [2011-12841]

Download as PDF 30434 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 101 / Wednesday, May 25, 2011 / Notices 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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Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) ways to ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00132 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology; and (e) estimates of capital or start-up costs and costs of operation, maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information. Approved: May 11, 2011. Yvette Lawrence, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2011–12834 Filed 5–24–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Open Meeting for the Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee (ETAAC) Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice of Open Meeting AGENCY: In 1998 the Internal Revenue Service established the Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee (ETAAC). The primary purpose of ETAAC is 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. The ETAAC will share recommendations and discuss the Annual Report to Congress. SUMMARY: Summarized Agenda 8:30 a.m.—Meet and Greet 9 a.m.—Meeting Opens 10:30 a.m.—Meeting Adjourns Note: Last-minute changes to these topics are possible and could prevent advance notice. There will be a meeting of ETAAC on Wednesday, June 15, 2011. 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. 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. Members of the public may file written statements sharing ideas for electronic tax administration. DATES: E:\FR\FM\25MYN1.SGM 25MYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 101 / Wednesday, May 25, 2011 / Notices Send written statements to etaac@irs.gov. 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 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. Notification of intent should include your name, organization and telephone number. WReier-Aviles on DSKGBLS3C1PROD with NOTICES ADDRESSES: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:12 May 24, 2011 Jkt 223001 Please spell out all names if you leave a voice message. To receive general information about ETAAC, please contact Cassandra Daniels on 202–283– 2178 or at etaac@irs.gov by Monday, June 13, 2011. 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 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00133 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 30435 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: May 13, 2011. Diane Fox, Acting Chief, Relationship Management. [FR Doc. 2011–12841 Filed 5–24–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P E:\FR\FM\25MYN1.SGM 25MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 101 (Wednesday, May 25, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 30434-30435]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-12841]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Open Meeting for the 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 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. The ETAAC will share 
recommendations and discuss the Annual Report to Congress.

Summarized Agenda

8:30 a.m.--Meet and Greet
9 a.m.--Meeting Opens
10:30 a.m.--Meeting Adjourns

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


DATES: There will be a meeting of ETAAC on Wednesday, June 15, 2011. 
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. 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. 
Members of the public may file written statements sharing ideas for 
electronic tax administration.

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Send written statements to etaac@irs.gov.

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 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. Notification 
of intent should include your name, organization and telephone number. 
Please spell out all names if you leave a voice message. To receive 
general information about ETAAC, please contact Cassandra Daniels on 
202-283-2178 or at etaac@irs.gov by Monday, June 13, 2011.

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: May 13, 2011.
Diane Fox,
Acting Chief, Relationship Management.
[FR Doc. 2011-12841 Filed 5-24-11; 8:45 am]
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