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[FR Doc. 2016–19784 Filed 8–18–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–AL–P DEPARTMENT OF TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee (ETAAC); Nominations Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury. ACTION: Request for nominations. AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\19AUN1.SGM 19AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 161 / Friday, August 19, 2016 / Notices The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is requesting applications from consumer advocates, as well as 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, and public administration, to be considered for selection as members of the Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee (ETAAC). This is the second solicitation for ETAAC nominations. The IRS wants to ensure the committee’s membership is properly balanced as required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). 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 refund fraud identity theft 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 mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:08 Aug 18, 2016 Jkt 238001 constructive observations about current or proposed policies, programs and procedures, and suggest improvements. This is a volunteer position and members will serve a one-, two-, or 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 September 19, 2016. ADDRESSES: Nominations should be sent to: Michael Deneroff, IRS National Public Liaison Office, 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 PO 00000 Frm 00096 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 55523 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: August 15, 2016. Candice Cromling, Director, National Public Liaison. [FR Doc. 2016–19838 Filed 8–18–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P E:\FR\FM\19AUN1.SGM 19AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 161 (Friday, August 19, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 55522-55523]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-19838]


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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) is requesting applications 
from consumer advocates, as well as 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, and public administration, to be considered for selection 
as members of the Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee 
(ETAAC). This is the second solicitation for ETAAC nominations. The IRS 
wants to ensure the committee's membership is properly balanced as 
required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA).
    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 refund fraud identity theft 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.
    This is a volunteer position and members will serve a one-, two-, 
or 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 September 19, 
2016.

ADDRESSES: Nominations should be sent to: Michael Deneroff, IRS 
National Public Liaison Office, 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: August 15, 2016.
Candice Cromling,
Director, National Public Liaison.
[FR Doc. 2016-19838 Filed 8-18-16; 8:45 am]
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