Request for Applications for the IRS Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities, 65781 [2011-27350]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 205 / Monday, October 24, 2011 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Request for Applications for the IRS Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities Internal Revenue Service (IRS); Tax Exempt and Government Entities Division, Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for applicants or nominations. AGENCY: The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is requesting applications for membership to serve on the Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities (ACT). Applications will be accepted for the following vacancies, which will occur in June 2012: Two (2) employee plans; two (2) exempt organizations; one (1) Indian tribal government; and two (2) tax exempt bonds. To ensure appropriate balance of membership, final selection from qualified candidates will be determined based on experience, qualifications, and other expertise. Members of the ACT may not be federally registered lobbyists. DATES: Written applications or nominations must be received on or before Dec. 1, 2011. ADDRESSES: Send all applications and nominations to: Bobby Zarin; Director TE/GE Communications and Liaison; 1111 Constitution Ave., NW.—SE.: T: CL, Penn Bldg; Washington, DC, 20224; Fax: (202) 283–9956 (not a toll-free number); e-mail: Roberta.b.zarin@irs.gov Application: Applicants may use the ACT Application Form on the IRS Web site (IRS.gov) or may send an application by letter with the following information: Name; Other Name(s) Used and Date(s) (required for FBI check); Date of Birth (required for FBI check); City and State of Birth (required for FBI Check); Current Address; Telephone and Fax Numbers; and e-mail address, if any. Applications should also describe and document the proposed member’s qualifications for membership on the ACT. Applications should also specify the vacancy for which they wish to be considered. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bobby Zarin (202) 283–8868 (not a tollfree number) or by e-mail at Roberta.b.zarin@irs.gov tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: The Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities (ACT), governed by the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92–463, is an organized public forum for SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:34 Oct 21, 2011 Jkt 226001 discussion of relevant employee plans, exempt organizations, tax-exempt bonds, and federal, state, local, and Indian tribal government issues between officials of the IRS and representatives of the above communities. The ACT also enables the IRS to receive regular input with respect to the development and implementation of IRS policy concerning these communities. ACT members present the interested public’s observations about current or proposed IRS policies, programs, and procedures, as well as suggest improvements. ACT members shall be appointed by the Secretary of the Treasury and shall serve for two-year terms. Terms can be extended for an additional year. ACT members will not be paid for their time or services. ACT members will be reimbursed for their travel-related expenses to attend working sessions and public meetings, in accordance with 5 U.S.C 5703. The Secretary of the Treasury invites those individuals, organizations, and groups affiliated with employee plans, exempt organizations, tax exempt bonds, and Indian tribal governments, to nominate individuals for membership on the ACT. Nominations should describe and document the proposed member’s qualifications for ACT membership, including the nominee’s past or current affiliations and dealings with the particular community or segment of the community that he or she wishes to represent (such as, employees plans). Nominations should also specify the vacancy for which they wish to be considered. The Department of the Treasury seeks a diverse group of members representing a broad spectrum of persons experienced in employee plans, exempt organizations, tax-exempt bonds, and federal, state, local and Indian tribal governments. Nominees must go through a clearance process before selection by the Department of the Treasury. In accordance with the Department of the Treasury Directive 21–03, the clearance process includes, among other things, pre-appointment and annual tax checks, and an FBI criminal and subversive name check, fingerprint check, and security clearance. Dated: October 17, 2011. Roberta B. Zarin, Designated Federal Official, Tax Exempt and Government Entities, Division, Internal Revenue Service. 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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Request for Applications for the IRS Advisory Committee on Tax 
Exempt and Government Entities

AGENCY: Internal Revenue Service (IRS); Tax Exempt and Government 
Entities Division, Treasury.

ACTION: Notice and request for applicants or nominations.

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SUMMARY: The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is requesting applications 
for membership to serve on the Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and 
Government Entities (ACT). Applications will be accepted for the 
following vacancies, which will occur in June 2012: Two (2) employee 
plans; two (2) exempt organizations; one (1) Indian tribal government; 
and two (2) tax exempt bonds. To ensure appropriate balance of 
membership, final selection from qualified candidates will be 
determined based on experience, qualifications, and other expertise. 
Members of the ACT may not be federally registered lobbyists.

DATES: Written applications or nominations must be received on or 
before Dec. 1, 2011.

ADDRESSES: Send all applications and nominations to: Bobby Zarin; 
Director TE/GE Communications and Liaison; 1111 Constitution Ave., 
NW.--SE.: T: CL, Penn Bldg; Washington, DC, 20224; Fax: (202) 283-9956 
(not a toll-free number); e-mail: Roberta.b.zarin@irs.gov
    Application: Applicants may use the ACT Application Form on the IRS 
Web site (IRS.gov) or may send an application by letter with the 
following information: Name; Other Name(s) Used and Date(s) (required 
for FBI check); Date of Birth (required for FBI check); City and State 
of Birth (required for FBI Check); Current Address; Telephone and Fax 
Numbers; and e-mail address, if any. Applications should also describe 
and document the proposed member's qualifications for membership on the 
ACT. Applications should also specify the vacancy for which they wish 
to be considered.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bobby Zarin (202) 283-8868 (not a 
toll-free number) or by e-mail at Roberta.b.zarin@irs.gov

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and 
Government Entities (ACT), governed by the Federal Advisory Committee 
Act, Public Law 92-463, is an organized public forum for discussion of 
relevant employee plans, exempt organizations, tax-exempt bonds, and 
federal, state, local, and Indian tribal government issues between 
officials of the IRS and representatives of the above communities. The 
ACT also enables the IRS to receive regular input with respect to the 
development and implementation of IRS policy concerning these 
communities. ACT members present the interested public's observations 
about current or proposed IRS policies, programs, and procedures, as 
well as suggest improvements.
    ACT members shall be appointed by the Secretary of the Treasury and 
shall serve for two-year terms. Terms can be extended for an additional 
year. ACT members will not be paid for their time or services. ACT 
members will be reimbursed for their travel-related expenses to attend 
working sessions and public meetings, in accordance with 5 U.S.C 5703.
    The Secretary of the Treasury invites those individuals, 
organizations, and groups affiliated with employee plans, exempt 
organizations, tax exempt bonds, and Indian tribal governments, to 
nominate individuals for membership on the ACT. Nominations should 
describe and document the proposed member's qualifications for ACT 
membership, including the nominee's past or current affiliations and 
dealings with the particular community or segment of the community that 
he or she wishes to represent (such as, employees plans). Nominations 
should also specify the vacancy for which they wish to be considered. 
The Department of the Treasury seeks a diverse group of members 
representing a broad spectrum of persons experienced in employee plans, 
exempt organizations, tax-exempt bonds, and federal, state, local and 
Indian tribal governments. Nominees must go through a clearance process 
before selection by the Department of the Treasury. In accordance with 
the Department of the Treasury Directive 21-03, the clearance process 
includes, among other things, pre-appointment and annual tax checks, 
and an FBI criminal and subversive name check, fingerprint check, and 
security clearance.

     Dated: October 17, 2011.
Roberta B. Zarin,
Designated Federal Official, Tax Exempt and Government Entities, 
Division, Internal Revenue Service.
[FR Doc. 2011-27350 Filed 10-21-11; 8:45 am]
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