Advisory Group to the Commissioner of Internal Revenue; Charter Renewal, 14939 [2016-06086]

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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Advisory Group to the Commissioner of Internal Revenue; Charter 
Renewal

AGENCY: Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Charter for the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Committee (TAP), 
has been renewed for a two-year period beginning March 8, 2016.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms.Sheila Andrews, Taxpayer Advocacy 
Panel Director, at TaxpayerAdvocacyPanel@irs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given under section 
10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (1988), 
and with the approval of the Secretary of the Treasury to announce the 
charter renewal for the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Committee (TAP). The 
TAP purpose is to provide a taxpayer perspective to the Internal 
Revenue Service (IRS) on critical tax administrative programs. The TAP 
shall provide listening opportunities for taxpayers to independently 
identify suggestions or comments to improve IRS customer service 
through grass roots outreach efforts, and have direct access to elevate 
improvement recommendations to the appropriate operating divisions. The 
TAP shall also serve as a focus group to provide suggestions and/or 
recommendations directly to IRS management on IRS strategic 
initiatives.

    Dated: March 10, 2016.
Theresa Singleton,
Acting Director, Taxpayer Advocacy Panel.
[FR Doc. 2016-06086 Filed 3-17-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4830-01-P