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IRS Names 10 New Members to IRPAC

IR-2011-10, Jan. 24, 2011

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today announced the selection of 10 new members in 2011 for the Information Reporting Program Advisory Committee (IRPAC).

“Members of IRPAC provide industry perspective and recommendations that assist the IRS in making decisions about third-party information reporting, which is important to sound tax administration,” said IRS Commissioner Doug Shulman.

The new appointees will join 14 returning members who are in the second or third year of their three-year terms.

The following people have been appointed to serve on the committee:

Susan R. Boltacz, JD, CPA of Atlanta, Ga. Boltacz is a Group Vice President, Tax Counsel and Director of Tax Information Reporting at Sun Trust Bank. She has been advising on tax information reporting issues and implementing tax information reporting requirements for financial services and telecommunications industries for over 21 years. She is a member of the Tax Section of the American Bar Association.

Duncan W. Brenan, of Washington, D.C. Brennan is Manager of the Legal Support Group at Burt, Staples & Maner, LLP. He is experienced working with domestic and nonresident withholding and information reporting and holds a Masters of Public Policy Degree.

Julia K. Chang, CPA, of Pacific Palisades, Calif. Chang has worked in the accounting field for over 30 years, specializing in taxation. She is a member of AICPA and the California Society of CPAs.

Terence C. Coppinger, CPA, of New York. Coppinger is a Director at Deloitte Tax, LLP. He has been advising clients on tax information reporting for more than 15 years. He is a member of the Tax Section and the Personal Financial Specialist Section of the AICPA, and the IRS Relations Committee of the New York State Society of CPAs.

Rebecca M. Harshberger, a Certified Payroll Professional of Burbank, Calif. Harshberger is Director, Payroll Tax Administration at GEP, Administrative Services, Inc. She has over 10 years experience in tax information reporting. She is on the Board of directors of the Los Angeles Chapter of the American Payroll Association and is a member of APA.

Anne W. Jetmundsen, CPA, of Tampa, Fla. Jetmundsen is a Tax Advisor to the University of South Florida. She advises the University on payroll, purchasing and accounts payable and information reporting obligations. She is Chair of the Taxation Subcommittee of the Inter-institutional Committee on Finance and Accounting (ICOFA) and a member of the Tax Council of the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO).

Tony Y. Lam, JD, CPA, of Owings Mills, Md. Lam is an Associate Tax Counsel at T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. He addresses the legal requirements of tax information reporting and withholding for millions of investor accounts and retirement plan participant accounts both domestic and foreign. He is a member of the Investment Company Institute’s Tax Committee.

Michael M. Lloyd, JD, CPA of Washington, D.C. Lloyd is a Member/Counsel/Senior Associate of Miller & Chevalier Chartered. He advises clients in the areas of tax and employee benefits with a focus on cross-border payment reporting and withholding, domestic information reporting, employment tax reporting, fringe benefits, executive compensation and penalty abatement. He is a member of the AICPA and the Section of Taxation of the American Bar Association.

Jeffrey N. Mason, JD, of Salem, N.C. Mason is Tax Counsel, Corporate Tax Department at Wells Fargo & Company. He has 10 years experience ensuring compliance with information reporting requirements in the banking industry. He is a member of the SIFMA Tax Compliance Committee.

Lonnie Young, CPA, of Lake Mary, Fla. Young is owner of Young & Company, LLC. His firm prepares corporate, partnership, trust and individual returns as well as payroll information returns. He is a member of the AICPA and the National Society of Accountants.

The IRPAC was established in 1991 and focuses on information reporting issues. The committee’s purpose is to provide an organized public forum for discussion of relevant tax administration issues between IRS officials and representatives of the public.

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