National Taxpayer Advocate's FY 2011 Objectives Report to Congress

National Taxpayer Advocate Nina E. Olson released a report to Congress that identifies the priority issues the Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) will address during the coming fiscal year. The report expresses concern about the adequacy of IRS taxpayer service, particularly as the IRS begins to implement health care reform, about new information reporting burdens facing small businesses and others, and about certain IRS collection practices.

Fiscal Year 2011 Objectives Report

News Release

The objectives report is one of two reports that the National Taxpayer Advocate is required by statute to submit to the House Committee on Ways and Means and the Senate Committee on Finance each year. The statute requires these reports to be submitted directly to the Committees without any prior review or comment from the Commissioner of Internal Revenue, the Secretary of the Treasury, the IRS Oversight Board, any other officer or employee of the Department of the Treasury, or the Office of Management and Budget.

Prior Annual Reports to Congress