Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council (IRSAC); Nominations, 23601-23602 [2020-08919]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 82 / Tuesday, April 28, 2020 / Notices Notice and request for comments. ACTION: The Internal Revenue Service (IRS), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The IRS is soliciting comments concerning Notice of Recapture Event for New Markets Credit. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before June 29, 2020 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Kinna Brewington, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6526, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20224. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the form and instructions should be directed to Martha R. 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Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology; and (e) estimates of capital or start-up costs and costs of operation, maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information. Approved: April 22, 2020. Martha Brinson, Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2020–08985 Filed 4–27–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council (IRSAC); Nominations Internal Revenue Service, Department of 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 2021. Nominations may be submitted by individuals or organizations. IRSAC members are drawn from substantially diverse backgrounds representing a cross-section of the taxpaying public with substantial, disparate experience in tax preparation for individuals, small businesses and/or large, multi-national corporations; information reporting, taxexempt and government entities; digital services; and professional standards of tax professionals. They should describe and document the proposed member’s qualifications for IRSAC. In particular, the IRSAC is seeking applicants with knowledge and background in some of the following areas: • Large Business & International— International tax expertise, experience SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00101 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 23601 as a certified public accountant or tax attorney 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 exempt organizations and/or experience with Indian tribal governments. • Wage & Investment—Knowledge of tax law application/tax preparation experience, familiarity with IRS tax forms and publications, knowledge of the audit process, experience educating on tax issues and topics, knowledge of income tax issues related to refundable credits, tax software industry experience, Volunteer Income Tax Assistance and Tax Counseling for the Elderly experience, experience marketing/applying industry benchmarks to operations, and/or financial services information technology background with knowledge of technology innovations in public and private customer service sectors. 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. Members are not paid for their services. IRSAC members gather in Washington, DC, for approximately four, two-day working sessions and one public meeting per year. All travel expenses within government guidelines are reimbursed. Appointed by the Commissioner of Internal Revenue with the concurrence of the Secretary of the Treasury, IRSAC members serve three-year terms to allow for a rotation in membership and ensure that different perspectives are represented. In accordance with the Department of Treasury Directive 21–03, a clearance process, including annual tax compliance checks and a practitioner check with the IRS Office of E:\FR\FM\28APN1.SGM 28APN1 23602 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 82 / Tuesday, April 28, 2020 / Notices Professional Responsibility, will be conducted. In addition, all applicants deemed ‘‘Best Qualified’’ shall undergo a Federal Bureau of Investigation fingerprint check. DATES: Written nominations must be received on or before June 12, 2020. ADDRESSES: Nominations should be submitted to: IRS National Public Liaison, ATTN: Anna Brown, via email to publicliaison@irs.gov or electronic fax to 855–811–8021. More information, including the application form, is available on the IRS website at https:// www.irs.gov/tax-professionals/openseason-for-membership-in-the-internalrevenue-service-advisory-councilirsac-1. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Anna Brown at 202–317–6564 (not a toll-free number) or send an email to publicliaison@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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 agencywide 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 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 encourages nominations from such appropriately qualified candidates. Dated: April 22, 2020. John A. Lipold, Designated Federal Official, IRSAC. [FR Doc. 2020–08919 Filed 4–27–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 6524 Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:43 Apr 27, 2020 Jkt 250001 The Internal Revenue Service (IRS), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The IRS is soliciting comments concerning Chief Counsel Application—Honors/ Summer. SUMMARY: Written comments should be received on or before June 29, 2020 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Kinna Brewington, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6526, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20224. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the form and instructions should be directed to Martha R. Brinson, at (202)317–5753, or at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6526, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20224, or through the internet at Martha.R.Brinson@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Chief Counsel Application— Honors/Summer. OMB Number: 1545–0796. Form Number: 6524. Abstract: Form 6524 is used as a screening device to evaluate an applicant’s qualifications for employment as an attorney with the Office of Chief Counsel. It provides data deemed critical for evaluating an applicant’s qualifications such as Law School Admission Test (LSAT) score, bar admission status, type of work preference, law school, and class standing. 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: Individuals. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,000. Estimated Time per Respondent: 18 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 300. 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 DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00102 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology; and (e) estimates of capital or start-up costs and costs of operation, maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information. Approved: April 22, 2020. Martha Brinson, Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2020–08984 Filed 4–27–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P U.S.-CHINA ECONOMIC AND SECURITY REVIEW COMMISSION Notice of Open Public Hearing U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. ACTION: Notice of open public hearing. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given of the following hearing of the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. The Commission is mandated by Congress to investigate, assess, and report to Congress annually on ‘‘the national security implications of the economic relationship between the United States and the People’s Republic of China.’’ Pursuant to this mandate, the Commission will hold a virtual public hearing in Washington, DC on May 7, 2020 on ‘‘China’s Evolving Healthcare Ecosystem: Challenges and Opportunities.’’ DATES: The hearing is scheduled for Thursday, May 7, 2020, at 9:30 a.m. ADDRESSES: This hearing will be held online, with panelists and Commissioners participating via videoconference. Members of the public will be able to view a live webcast via the Commission’s website at www.uscc.gov. Please check the Commission’s website for possible SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\28APN1.SGM 28APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 82 (Tuesday, April 28, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 23601-23602]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-08919]


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DEPARTMENT OF TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council (IRSAC); 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 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 2021. Nominations may be submitted by individuals or 
organizations. IRSAC members are drawn from substantially diverse 
backgrounds representing a cross-section of the taxpaying public with 
substantial, disparate experience in tax preparation for individuals, 
small businesses and/or large, multi-national corporations; information 
reporting, tax-exempt and government entities; digital services; and 
professional standards of tax professionals. They should describe and 
document the proposed member's qualifications for IRSAC. In particular, 
the IRSAC is seeking applicants with knowledge and background in some 
of the following areas:
     Large Business & International--International tax 
expertise, experience as a certified public accountant or tax attorney 
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 exempt 
organizations and/or experience with Indian tribal governments.
     Wage & Investment--Knowledge of tax law application/tax 
preparation experience, familiarity with IRS tax forms and 
publications, knowledge of the audit process, experience educating on 
tax issues and topics, knowledge of income tax issues related to 
refundable credits, tax software industry experience, Volunteer Income 
Tax Assistance and Tax Counseling for the Elderly experience, 
experience marketing/applying industry benchmarks to operations, and/or 
financial services information technology background with knowledge of 
technology innovations in public and private customer service sectors.
    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. Members are not paid for their 
services. IRSAC members gather in Washington, DC, for approximately 
four, two-day working sessions and one public meeting per year. All 
travel expenses within government guidelines are reimbursed. Appointed 
by the Commissioner of Internal Revenue with the concurrence of the 
Secretary of the Treasury, IRSAC members serve three-year terms to 
allow for a rotation in membership and ensure that different 
perspectives are represented. In accordance with the Department of 
Treasury Directive 21-03, a clearance process, including annual tax 
compliance checks and a practitioner check with the IRS Office of

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Professional Responsibility, will be conducted. In addition, all 
applicants deemed ``Best Qualified'' shall undergo a Federal Bureau of 
Investigation fingerprint check.

DATES: Written nominations must be received on or before June 12, 2020.

ADDRESSES: Nominations should be submitted to: IRS National Public 
Liaison, ATTN: Anna Brown, via email to [email protected] or 
electronic fax to 855-811-8021. More information, including the 
application form, is available on the IRS website at https://www.irs.gov/tax-professionals/open-season-for-membership-in-the-internal-revenue-service-advisory-council-irsac-1.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Anna Brown at 202-317-6564 (not a 
toll-free number) or send an email to [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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 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 encourages nominations from such appropriately 
qualified candidates.

    Dated: April 22, 2020.
John A. Lipold,
Designated Federal Official, IRSAC.
[FR Doc. 2020-08919 Filed 4-27-20; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4830-01-P