Request for Applications for the IRS Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities, 59040 [2016-20545]

Download as PDF mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES 59040 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 166 / Friday, August 26, 2016 / Notices copies of the form and instructions should be directed to Martha R. Brinson, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the Internet at Martha.R.Brinson@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Application for Recognition of Exemption Under Section 501(a). OMB Number: 1545–0057. Form Number: Form 1024. Abstract: Organizations seeking exemption from Federal income tax under Internal Revenue Code section 501(a) as an organization described in most paragraphs of section 501(c) must use Form 1024 to apply for exemption. The information collected is used to determine whether the organization qualifies for tax-exempt status. Current Actions: There are no changes being made to the form at this time. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Not-for-profit institutions. Estimated Number of Respondents: 4,718. Estimated Time per Respondent: 61 hours, 47 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 291,542. The following paragraph applies to all of the collections of information covered by this notice: An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless the collection of information displays a valid OMB control number. 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. 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[FR Doc. 2016–20521 Filed 8–25–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Request for Applications for the IRS Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Tax Exempt and Government Entities Division, Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for applicants or nominations. AGENCY: The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is requesting applications for membership to serve on the Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities (ACT). Applications will be accepted for the following vacancies that will occur in June 2017: One (1) Federal, State and Local Governments, one (1) Indian Tribal Governments and one (1) Employment tax knowledge and experience in one or more areas of employee plans, exempt organizations, Indian tribal governments, tax exempt bonds or federal, state and local governments. To ensure appropriate balance of membership, final selection of qualified candidates will be determined based on experience, qualifications and other expertise. DATES: Applications or nominations must be received on or before Monday, September 26, 2016. ADDRESSES: Send applications and nominations using FAX: (888) 269– 7419. If you need help, please call (202) 317–8798. Application: Applicants must use the ACT Application Form (Form 12339–C) on the IRS Web site (IRS.gov). Applications should describe and document the proposed member’s qualifications for membership on the ACT. Applications also should specify the vacancy for which the applicant wishes to be considered. Incomplete applications will not be processed. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information should be sent to tege.advisory.comm@ irs.gov or call (202) 317–8798. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities (ACT), SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00139 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 governed by the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92–463, is an organized public forum for discussion of relevant employee plans, exempt organizations, tax-exempt bonds, and federal, state, local and Indian tribal government issues between officials of the IRS and representatives of the above communities. The ACT enables the IRS to receive regular input with respect to the development and implementation of IRS policy concerning these communities. ACT members present the interested public’s observations about current or proposed IRS policies, programs and procedures, as well as suggest improvements. The Secretary of the Treasury appoints ACT members, who serve three-year terms. ACT members will not be paid for their time or services. ACT members will be reimbursed for travel-related expenses to attend working sessions and public meetings, in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 5703. The Secretary of the Treasury invites those individuals, organizations and groups affiliated with employee plans, exempt organizations, tax-exempt bonds, and federal, state, local and Indian tribal governments to nominate individuals for membership on the ACT. Nominations should describe and document the proposed member’s qualifications for ACT membership, including the nominee’s past or current affiliations and dealings with the particular community or segment of the community that he or she would represent (such as employee plans). Nominations also should specify the vacancy for which the individual wishes to be considered. The Department of the Treasury seeks a diverse group of members representing a broad spectrum of persons experienced in employee plans, exempt organizations, tax-exempt bonds, and federal, state, local and Indian tribal governments. Nominees must go through a clearance process before selection by the Department of the Treasury. In accordance with Treasury Directive 21–03, the clearance process includes pre-appointment and annual tax checks, and an FBI criminal and subversive name check, fingerprint check and security clearance. Dated: August 18, 2016. Melaney Partner, Acting, Designated Federal Officer, Tax Exempt and Government Entities Division, Internal Revenue Service. [FR Doc. 2016–20545 Filed 8–25–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P E:\FR\FM\26AUN1.SGM 26AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 166 (Friday, August 26, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Page 59040]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Request for Applications for the IRS Advisory Committee on Tax 
Exempt and Government Entities

AGENCY: Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Tax Exempt and Government
    Entities Division, Treasury.

ACTION: Notice and request for applicants or nominations.

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SUMMARY: The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is requesting applications 
for membership to serve on the Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and 
Government Entities (ACT). Applications will be accepted for the 
following vacancies that will occur in June 2017: One (1) Federal, 
State and Local Governments, one (1) Indian Tribal Governments and one 
(1) Employment tax knowledge and experience in one or more areas of 
employee plans, exempt organizations, Indian tribal governments, tax 
exempt bonds or federal, state and local governments. To ensure 
appropriate balance of membership, final selection of qualified 
candidates will be determined based on experience, qualifications and 
other expertise.

DATES: Applications or nominations must be received on or before 
Monday, September 26, 2016.

ADDRESSES: Send applications and nominations using FAX: (888) 269-7419. 
If you need help, please call (202) 317-8798.
    Application: Applicants must use the ACT Application Form (Form 
12339-C) on the IRS Web site (IRS.gov). Applications should describe 
and document the proposed member's qualifications for membership on the 
ACT. Applications also should specify the vacancy for which the 
applicant wishes to be considered. Incomplete applications will not be 
processed.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information 
should be sent to tege.advisory.comm@irs.gov or call (202) 317-8798.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and 
Government Entities (ACT), governed by the Federal Advisory Committee 
Act, Public Law 92-463, is an organized public forum for discussion of 
relevant employee plans, exempt organizations, tax-exempt bonds, and 
federal, state, local and Indian tribal government issues between 
officials of the IRS and representatives of the above communities. The 
ACT enables the IRS to receive regular input with respect to the 
development and implementation of IRS policy concerning these 
communities. ACT members present the interested public's observations 
about current or proposed IRS policies, programs and procedures, as 
well as suggest improvements. The Secretary of the Treasury appoints 
ACT members, who serve three-year terms. ACT members will not be paid 
for their time or services. ACT members will be reimbursed for travel-
related expenses to attend working sessions and public meetings, in 
accordance with 5 U.S.C. 5703.
    The Secretary of the Treasury invites those individuals, 
organizations and groups affiliated with employee plans, exempt 
organizations, tax-exempt bonds, and federal, state, local and Indian 
tribal governments to nominate individuals for membership on the ACT. 
Nominations should describe and document the proposed member's 
qualifications for ACT membership, including the nominee's past or 
current affiliations and dealings with the particular community or 
segment of the community that he or she would represent (such as 
employee plans). Nominations also should specify the vacancy for which 
the individual wishes to be considered. The Department of the Treasury 
seeks a diverse group of members representing a broad spectrum of 
persons experienced in employee plans, exempt organizations, tax-exempt 
bonds, and federal, state, local and Indian tribal governments. 
Nominees must go through a clearance process before selection by the 
Department of the Treasury. In accordance with Treasury Directive 21-
03, the clearance process includes pre-appointment and annual tax 
checks, and an FBI criminal and subversive name check, fingerprint 
check and security clearance.

    Dated: August 18, 2016.
Melaney Partner,
Acting, Designated Federal Officer, Tax Exempt and Government Entities 
Division, Internal Revenue Service.
[FR Doc. 2016-20545 Filed 8-25-16; 8:45 am]
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