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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 101 / Friday, May 24, 2019 / Notices Dated: May 17, 2019. Theodore J. Dowd, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. [FR Doc. 2019–10831 Filed 5–23–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–33–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council (IRSAC); Nominations Internal Revenue Service, Department of the Treasury. ACTION: Request for nominations. AGENCY: The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is requesting applications from individuals to be considered for selection as members of the Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council (IRSAC). Applications are currently being accepted for approximately 14 appointments that will begin in January 2020. IRSAC members are drawn from substantially diverse backgrounds representing a cross-section of the taxpaying public with substantial, disparate experience. DATES: Written nominations must be received on or before June 10, 2019. ADDRESSES: Nominations should be submitted to: Anna Millikan, IRS National Public Liaison, via email to publicliaison@irs.gov. Nominations may also be submitted via fax to 855–811– 8021. Applications are available on the IRS website at https://www.irs.gov/pub/ irs-pdf/f12339.pdf. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Anna Millikan at 202–317–6851 (not a toll-free number) or send an email to publicliaison@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Nominations of qualified individuals may come from individuals or organizations. They should describe and document the proposed member’s qualifications for IRSAC. In particular, the IRSAC is seeking applicants with knowledge and background in one of the following areas: Large Business & International: International tax expertise, experience as a certified public accountant working in or for a large, sophisticated organization, and/or experience working in-house at a major firm dealing with complex organizations. 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The IRSAC serves as an advisory body to the Commissioner of Internal Revenue and provides an organized public forum for discussion of relevant tax administration issues between IRS officials and representatives of the public. The IRSAC proposes enhancements to IRS operations, recommends administrative and policy changes to improve taxpayer service, compliance and tax administration, discusses relevant information reporting issues, addresses matters concerning tax-exempt and government entities, and conveys the public’s perception of professional standards and best practices for tax professionals. This is a volunteer position. Travel expenses within government guidelines will be reimbursed. Appointed by the Commissioner of Internal Revenue with the concurrence of the Secretary of the Treasury, IRSAC members will serve three-year terms to allow for a rotation in membership which ensures that different perspectives are represented. In accordance with the Department of the Treasury Directive 21–03, a clearance process, including annual tax checks and a practitioner check with the IRS Office of Professional Responsibility, will be conducted. In addition, all applicants deemed ‘‘Best Qualified’’ shall undergo a Federal Bureau of Investigation fingerprint check. The IRSAC is 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 Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council (IRSAC) reflects the agency-wide scope of its focus as an advisory body to the entire agency. All applicants will be sent an acknowledgment of receipt. 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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council (IRSAC); Nominations

AGENCY: Internal Revenue Service, Department of the Treasury.

ACTION: Request for nominations.

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SUMMARY: The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is requesting applications 
from individuals to be considered for selection as members of the 
Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council (IRSAC). Applications are 
currently being accepted for approximately 14 appointments that will 
begin in January 2020. IRSAC members are drawn from substantially 
diverse backgrounds representing a cross-section of the taxpaying 
public with substantial, disparate experience.

DATES: Written nominations must be received on or before June 10, 2019.

ADDRESSES: Nominations should be submitted to: Anna Millikan, IRS 
National Public Liaison, via email to [email protected]. 
Nominations may also be submitted via fax to 855-811-8021. Applications 
are available on the IRS website at https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/f12339.pdf.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Anna Millikan at 202-317-6851 (not a 
toll-free number) or send an email to [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Nominations of qualified individuals may 
come from individuals or organizations. They should describe and 
document the proposed member's qualifications for IRSAC. In particular, 
the IRSAC is seeking applicants with knowledge and background in one of 
the following areas:
    Large Business & International: International tax expertise, 
experience as a certified public accountant working in or for a large, 
sophisticated organization, and/or experience working in-house at a 
major firm dealing with complex organizations.
    Small Business & Self-Employed: Experience with online or digital 
businesses, experience with audit representation, experience educating 
on tax issues and topics, knowledge of passthrough entities, and/or 
knowledge of fiduciary tax.
    Tax Exempt & Government Entities: Experience in tax exempt bonds 
and/or experience in employment tax and federal, state, local or Indian 
tribal governments.
    Wage & Investment: Tax software and software industry experience, 
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance and Tax Counseling for the Elderly 
experience, experience marketing and applying industry benchmarks to 
operations, background in information technology financial services, 
with knowledge of technology innovations in public and private customer 
service sectors, and/or experience with S-corporations and partnership 
information returns.
    The IRSAC serves as an advisory body to the Commissioner of 
Internal Revenue and provides an organized public forum for discussion 
of relevant tax administration issues between IRS officials and 
representatives of the public. The IRSAC proposes enhancements to IRS 
operations, recommends administrative and policy changes to improve 
taxpayer service, compliance and tax administration, discusses relevant 
information reporting issues, addresses matters concerning tax-exempt 
and government entities, and conveys the public's perception of 
professional standards and best practices for tax professionals.
    This is a volunteer position. Travel expenses within government 
guidelines will be reimbursed. Appointed by the Commissioner of 
Internal Revenue with the concurrence of the Secretary of the Treasury, 
IRSAC members will serve three-year terms to allow for a rotation in 
membership which ensures that different perspectives are represented. 
In accordance with the Department of the Treasury Directive 21-03, a 
clearance process, including annual tax checks and a practitioner check 
with the IRS Office of Professional Responsibility, will be conducted. 
In addition, all applicants deemed ``Best Qualified'' shall undergo a 
Federal Bureau of Investigation fingerprint check.
    The IRSAC is 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 Internal Revenue Service Advisory 
Council (IRSAC) reflects the agency-wide scope of its focus as an 
advisory body to the entire agency.
    All applicants will be sent an acknowledgment of receipt.
    Equal opportunity practices will be followed for all appointments 
to the IRSAC in accordance with the Department of the 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 have an opportunity to serve on advisory committees. 
Therefore, the IRS extends particular encouragement to nominations from 
such appropriately-qualified candidates.

    Dated: April 29, 2019.
John Lipold,
Chief, Relationship Management, IRS National Public Liaison, Designated 
Federal Official, IRSAC.
[FR Doc. 2019-10465 Filed 5-23-19; 8:45 am]
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