Recruitment Notice for the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel, 12549-12550 [2015-05360]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 45 / Monday, March 9, 2015 / Notices • Nationality • Passport number (ID number will be ok for French citizens) • Company and position. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to section 10(a) (2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92– 463, 5 U.S.C., App.), notice is hereby given for a meeting of Special Committee 213. The agenda will include the following: Tuesday, April 14 • Plenary discussion (sign-in at 08:00 a.m.) Æ Introductions and administrative items Æ Review and approve minutes from last full plenary meeting Æ Review of terms of reference (if needed) Æ WG1, WG2 and WG3 status updates Æ Industry updates Æ WG2 Draft Document Wednesday, April 15 • Plenary discussion • WG2 Draft Document • WG3 discussion • WG1 discussion Thursday, April 16 • Plenary discussion • WG2 Draft Document • WG3 discussion • Administrative items (new meeting location/dates, action items etc.) Attendance is open to the interested public but limited to space availability. With the approval of the chairman, members of the public may present oral statements at the meeting. Persons wishing to present statements or obtain information should contact the person listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section. Members of the public may present a written statement to the committee at any time. BILLING CODE 4830–01–P Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Notices and Correspondence Project Committee Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: Jkt 235001 An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Toll-Free Phone Line Project Committee 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 Wednesday, April 15, 2015. SUMMARY: Internal Revenue Service PO 00000 Frm 00128 Fmt 4703 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Linda Rivera at 1–888–912–1227 or (202) 317–3337. 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 an open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Toll-Free Phone Line Project Committee will be held Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at 2:30 p.m. Eastern Time via teleconference. 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 Linda Rivera. For more information please contact: Ms. Rivera at 1–888–912–1227 or (202) 317–3337, or write TAP Office, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Room 1509—National Office, Washington, DC 20224, or contact us at the Web site: http://www.improveirs.org. The committee will be discussing Toll-free issues and public input is welcomed. Dated: March 3, 2015. Otis Simpson, Acting Director, Taxpayer Advocacy Panel. [FR Doc. 2015–05341 Filed 3–6–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Recruitment Notice for the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Notice of Open Season for Recruitment of IRS Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (TAP) Members. DATES: March 9, 2015 through April 19, 2015. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lisa Billups at 214–413–6523 (not a toll-free call). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that the Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) are inviting individuals to help improve the nation’s tax agency by applying to be members of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (TAP). The mission of the TAP is to listen to taxpayers, identify issues that affect taxpayers, and make suggestions for improving IRS service and customer satisfaction. The TAP serves as an advisory body to the Secretary of the Treasury, the Commissioner of Internal Revenue, and the National Taxpayer Advocate. TAP SUMMARY: Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Toll-Free Phone Line Project Committee BILLING CODE 4910–13–P mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES [FR Doc. 2015–05339 Filed 3–6–15; 8:45 am] Internal Revenue Service [FR Doc. 2015–05409 Filed 3–6–15; 8:45 am] 18:04 Mar 06, 2015 Dated: March 3, 2015. Otis Simpson, Acting Director, Taxpayer Advocacy Panel. DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Issued in Washington, DC, on March 4, 2015. Mohannad Dawoud, Management Analyst, NextGen, Program Oversight and Administration, Federal Aviation Administration. VerDate Sep<11>2014 An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Notices and Correspondence Project Committee 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 Thursday, April 9, 2015. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Theresa Singleton at 1–888–912–1227 or 202–317–3329. 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 Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Notices and Correspondence Project Committee will be held Thursday, April 9, 2015, at 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time via teleconference. 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 Theresa Singleton. For more information please contact: Theresa Singleton at 1–888–912–1227 or 202– 317–3329, TAP Office, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Room 1509— National Office, Washington, DC 20224, or contact us at the Web site: http:// www.improveirs.org. The agenda will include a discussion on various letters, and other issues related to written communications from the IRS. SUMMARY: Sfmt 4703 12549 E:\FR\FM\09MRN1.SGM 09MRN1 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 12550 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 45 / Monday, March 9, 2015 / Notices members will participate in subcommittees that channel their feedback to the IRS through the Panel’s parent committee. The IRS is seeking applicants who have an interest in good government, a personal commitment to volunteer approximately 200 to 300 hours a year, and a desire to help improve IRS customer service. To the extent possible, the TAP Director will ensure that TAP membership is balanced and represents a cross-section of the taxpaying public with at least one member from each state, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico in addition to one member representing international taxpayers. Potential candidates must be U.S. citizens and must pass an IRS tax compliance check and a Federal Bureau of Investigation background investigation. Federally-registered lobbyists cannot be members of the TAP. TAP members are a diverse group of citizens who represent the interests of taxpayers from their respective geographic locations by providing feedback from a taxpayer’s perspective on ways to improve IRS customer service and administration of the federal tax system, and by identifying grassroots taxpayer issues. Members should have good communication skills and be able to speak to taxpayers about the TAP and TAP activities, while clearly distinguishing between TAP positions and their personal viewpoints. Interested applicants should visit the TAP Web site at www.improveirs.org for more information about the TAP. To complete an on-line application visit www.usajobs.gov or call the TAP tollfree number, 1–888–912–1227, if they have questions about TAP membership. The opening date for submitting applications is March 9, 2015, and the deadline for submitting applications is April 19, 2015. Interviews may be held. The Department of the Treasury will review the recommended candidates and make final selections. New TAP members will serve a three-year term starting in December 2015. (Note: highly-ranked applicants not selected as members may be placed on a roster of alternates who will be eligible to fill future vacancies that may occur on the Panel.) Questions regarding the selection of TAP members may be directed to Lisa Billups, Taxpayer Advocacy Panel, Internal Revenue Service, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., TA:TAP Room 1509, Washington, DC 20224, or 214–413–6523 (not a toll-free call). VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:04 Mar 06, 2015 Jkt 235001 Dated: March 3, 2015. Otis Simpson, Acting Director, Taxpayer Advocacy Panel. [FR Doc. 2015–05360 Filed 3–6–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Joint Committee Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Joint Committee 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 Wednesday, April 29, 2015. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lisa Billups at 1–888–912–1227 or (214) 413–6523. 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 an open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Joint Committee will be held Wednesday, April 29, 2015, at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time via teleconference. The public is invited to make oral comments or submit written statements for consideration. For more information please contact Lisa Billups at 1–888– 912–1227 or 214–413–6523, or write TAP Office 1114 Commerce Street, Dallas, TX 75242–1021, or post comments to the Web site: http:// www.improveirs.org. The agenda will include various committee issues for submission to the IRS and other TAP related topics. Public input is welcomed. SUMMARY: Dated: March 3, 2015. Otis Simpson, Acting Director, Taxpayer Advocacy Panel. [FR Doc. 2015–05361 Filed 3–6–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Taxpayer Communications Project Committee 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 Thursday, April 2, 2015. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Janice Spinks at 1–888–912–1227 or (206) 946–3006. 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 an open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Taxpayer Communications Project Committee will be held Thursday, April 2, 2015, at 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time via teleconference. 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 Janice Spinks. For more information please contact: Janice Spinks at 1–888–912– 1227 or 206–946–3006, or write TAP Office, 915 2nd Avenue, MS W–406, Seattle, WA 98174, or post comments to the Web site: http://www.improveirs.org. The committee will be discussing various issues related to Taxpayer Communications and public input is welcome. SUMMARY: Dated: March 3, 2015. Otis Simpson, Acting Director, Taxpayer Advocacy Panel. [FR Doc. 2015–05363 Filed 3–6–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Special Projects Committee Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Special Projects Committee 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 Thursday, April 2, 2015. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kim Vinci at 1–888–912–1227 or 916–974– 5086. SUMMARY: DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Taxpayer Communications Project Committee Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00129 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\09MRN1.SGM 09MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 45 (Monday, March 9, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Pages 12549-12550]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-05360]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Recruitment Notice for the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel

AGENCY: Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: Notice of Open Season for Recruitment of IRS Taxpayer Advocacy 
Panel (TAP) Members.

DATES: March 9, 2015 through April 19, 2015.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lisa Billups at 214-413-6523 (not a 
toll-free call).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that the Department 
of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) are inviting 
individuals to help improve the nation's tax agency by applying to be 
members of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (TAP). The mission of the TAP is 
to listen to taxpayers, identify issues that affect taxpayers, and make 
suggestions for improving IRS service and customer satisfaction. The 
TAP serves as an advisory body to the Secretary of the Treasury, the 
Commissioner of Internal Revenue, and the National Taxpayer Advocate. 
TAP

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members will participate in subcommittees that channel their feedback 
to the IRS through the Panel's parent committee.
    The IRS is seeking applicants who have an interest in good 
government, a personal commitment to volunteer approximately 200 to 300 
hours a year, and a desire to help improve IRS customer service. To the 
extent possible, the TAP Director will ensure that TAP membership is 
balanced and represents a cross-section of the taxpaying public with at 
least one member from each state, the District of Columbia and Puerto 
Rico in addition to one member representing international taxpayers. 
Potential candidates must be U.S. citizens and must pass an IRS tax 
compliance check and a Federal Bureau of Investigation background 
investigation. Federally-registered lobbyists cannot be members of the 
TAP.
    TAP members are a diverse group of citizens who represent the 
interests of taxpayers from their respective geographic locations by 
providing feedback from a taxpayer's perspective on ways to improve IRS 
customer service and administration of the federal tax system, and by 
identifying grassroots taxpayer issues. Members should have good 
communication skills and be able to speak to taxpayers about the TAP 
and TAP activities, while clearly distinguishing between TAP positions 
and their personal viewpoints.
    Interested applicants should visit the TAP Web site at 
www.improveirs.org for more information about the TAP. To complete an 
on-line application visit www.usajobs.gov or call the TAP toll-free 
number, 1-888-912-1227, if they have questions about TAP membership. 
The opening date for submitting applications is March 9, 2015, and the 
deadline for submitting applications is April 19, 2015. Interviews may 
be held. The Department of the Treasury will review the recommended 
candidates and make final selections. New TAP members will serve a 
three-year term starting in December 2015. (Note: highly-ranked 
applicants not selected as members may be placed on a roster of 
alternates who will be eligible to fill future vacancies that may occur 
on the Panel.)
    Questions regarding the selection of TAP members may be directed to 
Lisa Billups, Taxpayer Advocacy Panel, Internal Revenue Service, 1111 
Constitution Avenue NW., TA:TAP Room 1509, Washington, DC 20224, or 
214-413-6523 (not a toll-free call).

    Dated: March 3, 2015.
Otis Simpson,
Acting Director, Taxpayer Advocacy Panel.
[FR Doc. 2015-05360 Filed 3-6-15; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4830-01-P