Information Reporting Program Advisory Committee (IRPAC); Nominations, 19582 [2013-07556]

Download as PDF 19582 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 62 / Monday, April 1, 2013 / 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. 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 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: March 19, 2013. Yvette Lawrence, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–07529 Filed 3–29–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Information Reporting Program Advisory Committee (IRPAC); Nominations Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury. ACTION: Request for Nominations. pmangrum on DSK3VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) requests nominations of individuals for selection to the Information Reporting Program Advisory Committee (IRPAC). Nominations should describe and document the proposed member’s qualifications for IRPAC membership, including the applicant’s past or current affiliations and dealings with the particular tax segment or segments of VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:34 Mar 29, 2013 Jkt 229001 the community that he or she wishes to represent on the committee. In addition to individual nominations, the IRS is soliciting nominations from professional and public interest groups that wish to have representatives on the IRPAC. IRPAC will be comprised of 21 members. There are eight positions open for calendar year 2014. 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 Commissioner of Internal Revenue 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, small and large businesses, banks, insurance companies, colleges and universities, and industries such as securities, payroll, finance and software. DATES: Written nominations must be received on or before May 31, 2013. 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 be submitted via fax to 202–622–8345. Application packages are available on the IRS Web site at http://www.irs.gov/ Tax-Professionals. Application packages may also be requested by telephone from National Public Liaison, 202–622– 6440 (not a toll-free number). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: MS. Caryl Grant at 202–622–6440 (not a tollfree number) or PublicLiaison@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. Each IRPAC member is nominated by the Commissioner with the concurrence of the Secretary of Treasury to serve a PO 00000 Frm 00139 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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. Federally registered lobbyists cannot be members of the IRPAC. Equal opportunity practices will be followed for all appointments to the IRPAC in accordance with the Department of Treasury and IRS policies. The IRS has special interest in assuring that women and men, members of all races and national origins, and individuals with disabilities are welcomed for service on advisory committees: and therefore, extends particular encouragement to nominations from such appropriately qualified candidates. Dated: March 22, 2013. John Lipold, Designated Federal Official, National Public Liaison. 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DEPARTMENT OF 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). Nominations should describe and document the 
proposed member's qualifications for IRPAC membership, including the 
applicant's past or current affiliations and dealings with the 
particular tax segment or segments of the community that he or she 
wishes to represent on the committee. In addition to individual 
nominations, the IRS is soliciting nominations from professional and 
public interest groups that wish to have representatives on the IRPAC. 
IRPAC will be comprised of 21 members. There are eight positions open 
for calendar year 2014. 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 Commissioner of Internal Revenue 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, small and large businesses, banks, insurance 
companies, colleges and universities, and industries such as 
securities, payroll, finance and software.

DATES: Written nominations must be received on or before May 31, 2013.

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 be 
submitted via fax to 202-622-8345. Application packages are available 
on the IRS Web site at http://www.irs.gov/Tax-Professionals. 
Application packages may also be requested by telephone from National 
Public Liaison, 202-622-6440 (not a toll-free number).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Caryl Grant at 202-622-6440 (not a 
toll-free number) or PublicLiaison@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.
    Each IRPAC member is 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. Federally registered lobbyists cannot 
be members of the IRPAC.
    Equal opportunity practices will be followed for all appointments 
to the IRPAC in accordance with the Department of Treasury and IRS 
policies. The IRS has special interest in assuring that women and men, 
members of all races and national origins, and individuals with 
disabilities are welcomed for service on advisory committees: and 
therefore, extends particular encouragement to nominations from such 
appropriately qualified candidates.

    Dated: March 22, 2013.
John Lipold,
Designated Federal Official, National Public Liaison.
[FR Doc. 2013-07556 Filed 3-29-13; 8:45 am]
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