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INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE INTERNATIONAL VISITORS PROGRAM (IVP) APPLICATION

1.  Name of person requesting the visit:

Name and e-mail of foreign government official requesting the visit (if you are a foreign official
                                                        OR

Name and e-mail of U.S. government official requesting the visit on behalf of the foreign government along with the name of the government department/agency you represent, (Example:  John Doe on behalf of U.S. State Dept).  If requesting the visit on behalf of a government agency such as U. S. Department of State, include documentation showing authorization from the requesting agency.

2.  Name of foreign country and foreign governmental department/agency:

3.  Contact information for foreign/U.S. government department/agency
  
             Mailing address:

Telephone number (include country and city codes, if foreign government):

Fax number:

             E-mail address:

4.  Date(s) visit requested:
     Alternate date(s):

5.  Number of visitors: (limited to 6 delegates per visit)  ______

6.  Will an interpreter accompany the participant(s)?   Yes ______ No ______
Note:  IRS cannot provide or arrange for interpreters.  If any of the participants are not proficient in the English language, the requesting country must provide an interpreter.

7.  List of participants

        Head of Delegation
        Name:
        Position/Title:
        Education (i.e., specific colleges/universities):
        Recent employment history (current position and last two positions held):
        Language proficiency:
         
Other Members of Delegation

Please provide the same information listed above for other members of the delegation.  Only name and title are required for any interpreter(s) or escort(s) who may accompany the delegation.


8.  Topics Requested (Please limit request to 3 topics per day)

We are better able to arrange for the appropriate technical and administrative presentations if we have a good understanding of the specific topics or questions you would like discussed.  Additionally, many of our experts are located outside of Washington, DC, and this may require some travel to receive briefings. 

There are five major Business Operating Divisions within the IRS.
 
      Wage and Investment Division (W & I) – Individual taxpayers with income from wages and investments – some with earned income tax credit, etc.

      Small Business/Self Employed Division (SB/SE) – Small businesses with assets under $10 million U.S. dollars, self-employed individuals, farms, rental properties and estates.

      Large Business and International Division (LB& I) - Large corporations and mid-size businesses with assets of $10 million or more U.S. dollars, international taxpayers and high wealth individuals.

      Criminal Investigation Division (CI) – Investigates criminal violation of the IRS Code, for example,  tax fraud and money laundering.

      Tax Exempt and Government Entities (TE/GE) – Pension plans, exempt organizations (religious, charitable and not-for profit organizations), government entities (federal, state, local and  Indian Tribal governments) and Tax Exempt Bonds.

For more information on these operating divisions and other functional areas, please visit our website at www.irs.gov .

Please indicate the purpose of the visit, how the briefings will benefit the foreign government’s tax administration/government department and who you will share the information with once you return to your country (i.e., managers, analysts, taxpayers, employees, media/publication, etc.).  For each topic listed, identify the business operating division of interest to you, followed by the list of questions or topics.

 

TOPIC 1:
Business Operating Division:
Amount of time you wish to spend on this topic:
List specific questions:
 
TOPIC 2:
Business Operating Division:
Amount of time you wish to spend on this topic:
List specific questions:
 
TOPIC 3:
Business Operating Division:
Amount of time you wish to spend on this topic:
List specific questions:

TOPIC 4:
Business Operating Division:
Amount of time you wish to spend on this topic:
List specific questions:
 
TOPIC 5:
Business Operating Division:
Amount of time you wish to spend on this topic:
List specific questions
 
TOPIC 6:
Business Operating Division:
Amount of time you wish to spend on this topic:
List specific questions:
 
TOPIC 7:
Business Operating Division:
Amount of time you wish to spend on this topic:
List specific questions:

TOPIC 8:
Business Operating Division:
Amount of time you wish to spend on this topic:
List specific questions:
 
TOPIC 9:
Business Operating Division:
Amount of time you wish to spend on this topic:
List specific questions:

Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 06-Nov-2013