Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee (ETAAC) Nominations, 70609 [2021-26776]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 235 / Friday, December 10, 2021 / Notices 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: December 6, 2021. Kerry L. Dennis, Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2021–26703 Filed 12–9–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–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: The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is requesting applications from individuals with experience in such areas as state tax administration, cybersecurity and information security, tax software development, tax preparation, payroll and tax financial product processing, systems management and improvement, implementation of customer service initiatives, public administration, and consumer advocacy to be considered for selection as members of the Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee (ETAAC). DATES: Written nominations must be received on or before Jan. 31, 2022. ADDRESSES: Applications may be submitted via fax to 855–811–8020 or via email to PublicLiaison@irs.gov. Application packages are available on the IRS website at https://www.irs.gov/ e-file-providers/apply-for-membershipon-the-electronic-tax-administrationadvisory-committee-etaac. Application packages may also be requested by telephone from National Public Liaison, 202–317–6247 (not a toll-free number). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sean Parman at (202) 317–6247, or send an email to publicliaison@irs.gov. jspears on DSK121TN23PROD with NOTICES1 SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:03 Dec 09, 2021 Jkt 256001 The IRS strongly encourages representatives from consumer groups with an interest in tax issues to apply. Nominations should describe and document the proposed member’s qualifications for ETAAC membership, including the applicant’s knowledge of regulations and the applicant’s past or current affiliations and involvement with the particular tax segment or segments of the community that the applicant wishes to represent on the committee. 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 provides an organized public forum for discussion of electronic tax administration issues— such as prevention of identity theftrelated 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. ETAAC members work closely with the Security Summit, a joint effort of the IRS, state tax administrators and the nation’s tax industry, to fight identity theft and refund fraud. ETAAC members 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. Members will serve three-year terms on the ETAAC to allow for a rotation in membership and ensure 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. The establishment and operation of the Electronic Tax Administration SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00180 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 70609 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 30. 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 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: December 6, 2022. John A. Lipold, Designated Federal Official. [FR Doc. 2021–26776 Filed 12–9–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P E:\FR\FM\10DEN1.SGM 10DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 235 (Friday, December 10, 2021)]
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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 individuals with experience in such areas as state tax 
administration, cybersecurity and information security, tax software 
development, tax preparation, payroll and tax financial product 
processing, systems management and improvement, implementation of 
customer service initiatives, public administration, and consumer 
advocacy to be considered for selection as members of the Electronic 
Tax Administration Advisory Committee (ETAAC).

DATES: Written nominations must be received on or before Jan. 31, 2022.

ADDRESSES: Applications may be submitted via fax to 855-811-8020 or via 
email to [email protected]. Application packages are available on 
the IRS website at https://www.irs.gov/e-file-providers/apply-for-membership-on-the-electronic-tax-administration-advisory-committee-etaac. Application packages may also be requested by telephone from 
National Public Liaison, 202-317-6247 (not a toll-free number).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sean Parman at (202) 317-6247, or send 
an email to [email protected]

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The IRS strongly encourages representatives 
from consumer groups with an interest in tax issues to apply.
    Nominations should describe and document the proposed member's 
qualifications for ETAAC membership, including the applicant's 
knowledge of regulations and the applicant's past or current 
affiliations and involvement with the particular tax segment or 
segments of the community that the applicant wishes to represent on the 
committee. 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 provides an organized public forum for 
discussion of electronic tax administration issues--such as prevention 
of identity theft-related 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. ETAAC members work 
closely with the Security Summit, a joint effort of the IRS, state tax 
administrators and the nation's tax industry, to fight identity theft 
and refund fraud. ETAAC members 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. Members will serve three-year terms 
on the ETAAC to allow for a rotation in membership and ensure 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.
    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 30.
    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 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: December 6, 2022.
John A. Lipold,
Designated Federal Official.
[FR Doc. 2021-26776 Filed 12-9-21; 8:45 am]
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