The IRS has four vacancies on its Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities that it wants to fill. The committee provides a way for the public to comment on tax administration.
The vacancies include two on the Employee Plans segment and experience in federal, state and local governments is preferred; one in Exempt Organizations with experience in tax-exempt bonds preferred; and one in Tax Exempt Bonds with experience in exempt organizations preferred.
Committee members are appointed to three-year terms by the Department of the Treasury. Terms begin in June 2018.
Applications will be accepted through Sept. 18. They can be emailed to [email protected] or faxed to (888) 269-7419.
Applicants should complete Form 12399-C and can’t be registered lobbyists. A notice on the Federal Register from Aug. 17 includes more details about the application process.
The committee is a public forum for the IRS and representatives who deal with employee plans, exempt organizations, tax-exempt bonds; and federal, state, local and tribal governments.
It allows the IRS to get regular commentary on administrative policy and procedures of the Tax Exempt and Government Entities Division.
Terry Sheridan is an award-winning journalist who has covered real estate, mortgage finance, health care, insurance, personal finance, and accounting and taxation issues for newspapers, magazines, and websites. A Chicago native and former South Florida resident, she now lives in New England.