Recruitment Notice for the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel; Correction, 13952 [2015-05999]

Download as PDF 13952 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 51 / Tuesday, March 17, 2015 / Notices 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 10, 2015. Christie Preston, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2015–06070 Filed 3–16–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Recruitment Notice for the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel; Correction Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice; correction. AGENCY: In the Federal Register notice that was originally published on March 9, 2015, (80 FR 12549) the application period is incorrect. The application period should be from March 9, 2015, through April 20, 2015. Notice of Open Season for Recruitment of IRS Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (TAP) Members. DATES: March 9, 2015, through April 20, 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 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:09 Mar 16, 2015 Jkt 235001 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 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 abroad 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, as well as taxpayers as a whole, 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 with 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 application, visit www.usajobs.gov. The opening date for submitting applications is March 9, 2015, and the deadline for submitting applications is April 20, 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.) Interested applicants can call the TAP toll-free number, 1–888–912–1227, if they have general questions about TAP PO 00000 Frm 00131 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 membership or the application process. 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 11, 2015. Otis Simpson, Acting Director, Taxpayer Advocacy Panel. [FR Doc. 2015–05999 Filed 3–16–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: The Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning guidance regarding the treatment of certain contingent payment debt instructions with one or more payments that are denominated in, or determined by reference to, a nonfunctional currency. SUMMARY: Written comments should be received on or before May 18, 2015 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Christie Preston, 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 Sara Covington, at Internal Revenue Service, room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the internet at Sara.L.Covington@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Guidance Regarding the Treatment of Certain Contingent Payment Debt Instructions with one or more Payments that are Denominated in, or Determined by Reference to, a Nonfunctional Currency. OMB Number: 1545–1831. DATES: E:\FR\FM\17MRN1.SGM 17MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 51 (Tuesday, March 17, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Page 13952]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-05999]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Recruitment Notice for the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel; Correction

AGENCY: Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury.

ACTION: Notice; correction.

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SUMMARY: In the Federal Register notice that was originally published 
on March 9, 2015, (80 FR 12549) the application period is incorrect. 
The application period should be from March 9, 2015, through April 20, 
2015. Notice of Open Season for Recruitment of IRS Taxpayer Advocacy 
Panel (TAP) Members.

DATES: March 9, 2015, through April 20, 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 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 abroad 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, as 
well as taxpayers as a whole, 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 with 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 
application, visit www.usajobs.gov. The opening date for submitting 
applications is March 9, 2015, and the deadline for submitting 
applications is April 20, 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.)
    Interested applicants can call the TAP toll-free number, 1-888-912-
1227, if they have general questions about TAP membership or the 
application process. 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 11, 2015.
Otis Simpson,
Acting Director, Taxpayer Advocacy Panel.
[FR Doc. 2015-05999 Filed 3-16-15; 8:45 am]
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