Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee (ETAAC); Nominations, 21445 [2016-08240]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 69 / Monday, April 11, 2016 / Notices guidelines will be reimbursed. 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. DEPARTMENT OF TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee (ETAAC); Nominations Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury. ACTION: Request for nominations. AGENCY: The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) requests applications of individuals to be considered for selection as members of the Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee (ETAAC). Nominations should describe and document the proposed member’s qualification for ETAAC membership, including the applicant’s knowledge of 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 for current vacancies from qualified individuals and from professional and public interest groups that wish to have representation on ETAAC. Submissions must include an application and resume. ETAAC provides continuing input into the development and implementation of the IRS organizational strategy for electronic tax administration. The ETAAC will provide an organized public forum for discussion of electronic tax administration issues such as prevention of identity theft and refund fraud in support of the overriding goal that paperless filing should be the preferred and most convenient method of filing tax and information returns. The ETAAC members will convey the public’s perceptions of IRS electronic tax administration activities, offer constructive observations about current or proposed policies, programs and procedures, and suggest improvements. The IRS seeks a diverse group of individuals with experience in: Cybersecurity and information security, tax software development, tax preparation, payroll and tax financial product processing, systems management and improvement, implementation of customer service initiatives, consumer advocacy and public administration. This is a volunteer position and members will serve a three-year term on the ETAAC to allow for a rotation in membership which ensures that different perspectives are represented. Travel expenses within government mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:37 Apr 08, 2016 Jkt 238001 Written nominations must be received on or before May 11, 2016. ADDRESSES: Nominations should be sent to: Michael Deneroff, IRS National Public Liaison, CL:NPL:SRM, Room 7559, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, Attn: ETAAC Nominations. Applications may also be submitted via fax to 855–811–8020 or via email at PublicLiaison@irs.gov. Application packages are available on the IRS Web site at http://www.irs.gov/ for-tax-pros. Application packages may also be requested by telephone from National Public Liaison, 202–317–6851 (not a toll-free number). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael Deneroff at (202) 317–6851, or send an email to publicliaison@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The establishment and operation of the Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee (ETAAC) is required by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Restructuring and Reform Act of 1998 (RRA 98), Title II, Section 2001(b)(2). ETAAC follows a charter in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C., App. 2. The ETAAC provides continued input into the development and implementation of the IRS’s strategy for electronic tax administration. The ETAAC will research, analyze, consider, and make recommendations on a wide range of electronic tax administration issues and will provide input into the development of the strategic plan for electronic tax administration. Members will provide an annual report to Congress by June 30th. Applicants must complete the application form, which includes describing and documenting the applicant’s qualifications for ETAAC membership. Applicants must submit a short one- or two-page statement including recent examples of specific skills and qualifications as they relate to: cybersecurity and information security, tax software development, tax preparation, payroll and tax financial product processing, systems management and improvement, implementation of customer service initiatives, consumer advocacy and public administration. 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As directed by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, which created the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (CFPB), the Director of the CFPB serves as the vice chair of the Commission. Congress charged the Commission to ‘‘improve the financial literacy and education of persons in the United States through development of a national strategy to promote financial literacy and education.’’ In 2011, the Commission released a national strategy entitled Promoting Financial Success in the United States: National Strategy for Financial Literacy. Additionally, the Commission hosts a national financial education Web site, MyMoney.gov, which provides Federal educational SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\11APN1.SGM 11APN1

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DEPARTMENT OF TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee (ETAAC); 
Nominations

AGENCY: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury.

ACTION: Request for nominations.

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SUMMARY: The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) requests applications of 
individuals to be considered for selection as members of the Electronic 
Tax Administration Advisory Committee (ETAAC). Nominations should 
describe and document the proposed member's qualification for ETAAC 
membership, including the applicant's knowledge of 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 for 
current vacancies from qualified individuals and from professional and 
public interest groups that wish to have representation on ETAAC. 
Submissions must include an application and resume.
    ETAAC provides continuing input into the development and 
implementation of the IRS organizational strategy for electronic tax 
administration. The ETAAC will provide an organized public forum for 
discussion of electronic tax administration issues such as prevention 
of identity theft and refund fraud in support of the overriding goal 
that paperless filing should be the preferred and most convenient 
method of filing tax and information returns. The ETAAC members will 
convey the public's perceptions of IRS electronic tax administration 
activities, offer constructive observations about current or proposed 
policies, programs and procedures, and suggest improvements.
    The IRS seeks a diverse group of individuals with experience in: 
Cybersecurity and information security, tax software development, tax 
preparation, payroll and tax financial product processing, systems 
management and improvement, implementation of customer service 
initiatives, consumer advocacy and public administration.
    This is a volunteer position and members will serve a three-year 
term on the ETAAC to allow for a rotation in membership which ensures 
that different perspectives are represented. Travel expenses within 
government guidelines will be reimbursed. 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.

DATES: Written nominations must be received on or before May 11, 2016.

ADDRESSES: Nominations should be sent to: Michael Deneroff, IRS 
National Public Liaison, CL:NPL:SRM, Room 7559, 1111 Constitution 
Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, Attn: ETAAC Nominations. Applications 
may also be submitted via fax to 855-811-8020 or via email at 
PublicLiaison@irs.gov. Application packages are available on the IRS 
Web site at http://www.irs.gov/for-tax-pros. Application packages may 
also be requested by telephone from National Public Liaison, 202-317-
6851 (not a toll-free number).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael Deneroff at (202) 317-6851, or 
send an email to publicliaison@irs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The establishment and operation of the 
Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee (ETAAC) is required by 
the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Restructuring and Reform Act of 1998 
(RRA 98), Title II, Section 2001(b)(2). ETAAC follows a charter in 
accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act 
(FACA), 5 U.S.C., App. 2. The ETAAC provides continued input into the 
development and implementation of the IRS's strategy for electronic tax 
administration. The ETAAC will research, analyze, consider, and make 
recommendations on a wide range of electronic tax administration issues 
and will provide input into the development of the strategic plan for 
electronic tax administration. Members will provide an annual report to 
Congress by June 30th.
    Applicants must complete the application form, which includes 
describing and documenting the applicant's qualifications for ETAAC 
membership. Applicants must submit a short one- or two-page statement 
including recent examples of specific skills and qualifications as they 
relate to: cybersecurity and information security, tax software 
development, tax preparation, payroll and tax financial product 
processing, systems management and improvement, implementation of 
customer service initiatives, consumer advocacy and public 
administration. Examples of skill in critical thinking, strategic 
planning and oral and written communication are desirable.
    An acknowledgement of receipt will be sent to all applicants.
    Equal opportunity practices will be followed in all appointments to 
the ETAAC in accordance with Department of Treasury and IRS policies. 
The IRS has a special interest in assuring that women and men, members 
of all races and national origins, and individuals with disabilities 
have an opportunity to serve on advisory committees. Therefore, IRS 
extends particular encouragement to nominations from such appropriately 
qualified individuals.

    Dated: April 6, 2016.
Michael Deneroff,
Acting Designated Federal Official, National Public Liaison.
[FR Doc. 2016-08240 Filed 4-8-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4830-01-P