Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council (IRSAC); Nominations, 20079-20080 [2015-08440]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 71 / Tuesday, April 14, 2015 / Notices An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Taxpayer Assistance Center Improvements 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, May 13, 2015. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Otis Simpson at 1–888–912–1227 or 202– 317–3332. 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 Taxpayer Assistance Center Improvements Project Committee will be held Wednesday, May 13, 2015, at 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time. 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 Otis Simpson. For more information please contact: Otis Simpson at 1–888–912– 1227 or 202–317–3332, 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 various issues related to the Taxpayer Assistance Centers and public input is welcomed. SUMMARY: DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Tax Forms and Publications Project Committee Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Tax Forms and Publications 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 May 5, 2015. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Donna Powers at 1–888–912–1227 or (954) 423–7977. 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 Tax Forms and Publications Project Committee will be held Tuesday May 5, 2015 at 1:00 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 Donna Powers. For more information please contact: Donna Powers at 1–888–912– 1227 or (954) 423–7977 or write: TAP Office, 1000 S. Pine Island Road, Plantation, FL 33324 or contact us at the Web site: http://www.improveirs.org. The committee will be discussing various issues related to Tax Forms and Publications and public input is welcomed. SUMMARY: Dated: April 7, 2015. Otis Simpson, Acting Director, Taxpayer Advocacy Panel. [FR Doc. 2015–08434 Filed 4–13–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Dated: April 7, 2015. Otis Simpson, Acting Director, Taxpayer Advocacy Panel. Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council (IRSAC); Nominations [FR Doc. 2015–08432 Filed 4–13–15; 8:45 am] AGENCY: BILLING CODE 4830–01–P Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury. ACTION: Request for applications. DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY SUMMARY: asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Internal Revenue Service Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Taxpayer Assistance Center Improvements Project Committee Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice of Meeting. AGENCY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:49 Apr 13, 2015 Jkt 235001 The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) requests applications of individuals to be considered for selection as members of the Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council (IRSAC). Nominations should describe and document the proposed member’s qualification for IRSAC membership, including the applicant’s knowledge of Circular 230 regulations and the applicant’s past or current affiliations and dealings with the particular tax PO 00000 Frm 00125 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 20079 segment or segments of the community that the applicant wishes to represent on the council. Applications will be accepted from qualified individuals and from professional and public interest groups that wish to have representatives on the IRSAC. The IRSAC is comprised of up to thirty-five (35) members. Applications are currently being accepted for approximately five appointments that will begin in January 2016. It is important that the IRSAC 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 areas of expertise, geographic diversity, major stakeholder representation and customer segments. The Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council (IRSAC) provides an organized public forum for IRS officials and representatives of the public to discuss relevant tax administration issues. The council advises the IRS on issues that have a substantive effect on federal tax administration. As an advisory body designed to focus on broad policy matters, the IRSAC reviews existing tax policy and/or recommends policies with respect to emerging tax administration issues. The IRSAC suggests operational improvements, offers constructive observations regarding current or proposed IRS policies, programs, and procedures, and advises the IRS with respect to issues having substantive effect on federal tax administration. DATES: Written applications will be accepted from May 1, 2015 through June 26, 2015. ADDRESSES: Applications should be sent to the Internal Revenue Service, National Public Liaison, CL:NPL:P, Room 7559 IR, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, Attn: Ms. Lorenza Wilds; or by email: publicliaison@irs.gov. Applications may be submitted by mail to the address above or faxed to 855–811–8021. Application packages are available on the Tax Professional’s Page, which is located on the IRS Internet Web site at http://www.irs.gov/Tax-Professionals. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Lorenza Wilds, 202–317–6851 (not a toll-free number). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: IRSAC was authorized under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92–463., the first Advisory Group to the Commissioner of Internal Revenue—or the Commissioner’s Advisory Group (‘‘CAG’’)—was established in 1953 as a ‘‘national policy and/or issue advisory committee.’’ Renamed in 1998, the E:\FR\FM\14APN1.SGM 14APN1 asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 20080 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 71 / Tuesday, April 14, 2015 / Notices Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council (IRSAC) reflects the agencywide scope of its focus as an advisory body to the entire agency. The IRSAC’s primary purpose is to provide an organized public forum for senior IRS executives and representatives of the public to discuss relevant tax administration issues. Conveying the public’s perception of IRS activities, the IRSAC is comprised of individuals who bring substantial, disparate experience and diverse backgrounds on the Council’s activities. Membership is balanced to include representation from the taxpaying public, the tax professional community, small and large businesses, international, wage and investment taxpayers and the knowledge of Circular 230. IRSAC members are appointed by the Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service with the concurrence of the Secretary of the Treasury to serve a three year term. IRSAC may form subcommittees (or subgroups) for any purpose consistent with the charter. These subcommittees must report directly to the IRSAC parent committee. 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 to and from airports, train stations, etc., are reimbursed within prescribed federal travel limitations. An acknowledgment of receipt will be sent to all applicants. In accordance with the Department of Treasury Directive 21–03, a clearance process including, annual tax checks, and a practitioner check with the Return Preparer Office, and the Office of Professional Responsibility will be conducted. In addition, all applicants deemed ‘‘best qualified’’ will have to undergo a Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) fingerprint check. Equal opportunity practices will be followed for all appointments to the IRSAC 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 adequately represented on advisory committees: And therefore, extends particular encouragement to nominations from such appropriately qualified candidates. Dated: April 6, 2015. Candice Cromling, Director, National Public Liaison. [FR Doc. 2015–08440 Filed 4–13–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:47 Apr 13, 2015 Jkt 235001 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: 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, May 7, 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, May 7, 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: April 7, 2015. Otis Simpson, Acting Director, Taxpayer Advocacy Panel. [FR Doc. 2015–08433 Filed 4–13–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Notices and Correspondence Project Committee Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Notices and SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00126 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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, May 14, 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, May 14, 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. Dated: April 7, 2015. Otis Simpson, Acting Director, Taxpayer Advocacy Panel. [FR Doc. 2015–08437 Filed 4–13–15; 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, May 7, 2015. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kim Vinci at 1–888–912–1227 or 916–974– 5086. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\14APN1.SGM 14APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 71 (Tuesday, April 14, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Pages 20079-20080]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-08440]


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DEPARTMENT OF TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council (IRSAC); Nominations

AGENCY: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury.

ACTION: Request for applications.

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SUMMARY: The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) requests applications of 
individuals to be considered for selection as members of the Internal 
Revenue Service Advisory Council (IRSAC). Nominations should describe 
and document the proposed member's qualification for IRSAC membership, 
including the applicant's knowledge of Circular 230 regulations and the 
applicant's past or current affiliations and dealings with the 
particular tax segment or segments of the community that the applicant 
wishes to represent on the council. Applications will be accepted from 
qualified individuals and from professional and public interest groups 
that wish to have representatives on the IRSAC. The IRSAC is comprised 
of up to thirty-five (35) members. Applications are currently being 
accepted for approximately five appointments that will begin in January 
2016. It is important that the IRSAC 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 areas of expertise, geographic diversity, major stakeholder 
representation and customer segments.
    The Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council (IRSAC) provides an 
organized public forum for IRS officials and representatives of the 
public to discuss relevant tax administration issues. The council 
advises the IRS on issues that have a substantive effect on federal tax 
administration. As an advisory body designed to focus on broad policy 
matters, the IRSAC reviews existing tax policy and/or recommends 
policies with respect to emerging tax administration issues. The IRSAC 
suggests operational improvements, offers constructive observations 
regarding current or proposed IRS policies, programs, and procedures, 
and advises the IRS with respect to issues having substantive effect on 
federal tax administration.

DATES: Written applications will be accepted from May 1, 2015 through 
June 26, 2015.

ADDRESSES: Applications should be sent to the Internal Revenue Service, 
National Public Liaison, CL:NPL:P, Room 7559 IR, 1111 Constitution 
Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, Attn: Ms. Lorenza Wilds; or by email: 
publicliaison@irs.gov. Applications may be submitted by mail to the 
address above or faxed to 855-811-8021. Application packages are 
available on the Tax Professional's Page, which is located on the IRS 
Internet Web site at http://www.irs.gov/Tax-Professionals.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Lorenza Wilds, 202-317-6851 (not a 
toll-free number).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: IRSAC was authorized under the Federal 
Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92-463., the first Advisory Group to 
the Commissioner of Internal Revenue--or the Commissioner's Advisory 
Group (``CAG'')--was established in 1953 as a ``national policy and/or 
issue advisory committee.'' Renamed in 1998, the

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Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council (IRSAC) reflects the agency-
wide scope of its focus as an advisory body to the entire agency. The 
IRSAC's primary purpose is to provide an organized public forum for 
senior IRS executives and representatives of the public to discuss 
relevant tax administration issues.
    Conveying the public's perception of IRS activities, the IRSAC is 
comprised of individuals who bring substantial, disparate experience 
and diverse backgrounds on the Council's activities. Membership is 
balanced to include representation from the taxpaying public, the tax 
professional community, small and large businesses, international, wage 
and investment taxpayers and the knowledge of Circular 230.
    IRSAC members are appointed by the Commissioner of the Internal 
Revenue Service with the concurrence of the Secretary of the Treasury 
to serve a three year term. IRSAC may form subcommittees (or subgroups) 
for any purpose consistent with the charter. These subcommittees must 
report directly to the IRSAC parent committee.
    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 to and from airports, train 
stations, etc., are reimbursed within prescribed federal travel 
limitations.
    An acknowledgment of receipt will be sent to all applicants. In 
accordance with the Department of Treasury Directive 21-03, a clearance 
process including, annual tax checks, and a practitioner check with the 
Return Preparer Office, and the Office of Professional Responsibility 
will be conducted. In addition, all applicants deemed ``best 
qualified'' will have to undergo a Federal Bureau of Investigation 
(FBI) fingerprint check.
    Equal opportunity practices will be followed for all appointments 
to the IRSAC 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 adequately represented on advisory committees: And 
therefore, extends particular encouragement to nominations from such 
appropriately qualified candidates.

    Dated: April 6, 2015.
Candice Cromling,
Director, National Public Liaison.
[FR Doc. 2015-08440 Filed 4-13-15; 8:45 am]
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