IR-2007-78, April 3, 2007
WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service is seeking applicants for vacancies on the Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee (ETAAC) during the fall of 2007. ETAAC members are appointed by the Secretary of the Treasury and serve a three-year term.
ETAAC, a congressionally authorized panel, provides an organized public forum for discussion of electronic tax administration issues in support of a major IRS goal: paperless filing of tax and information returns. Each June, ETAAC provides an annual report to Congress recommending actions the IRS should take in electronic tax administration.
The IRS is looking for a balanced membership that includes representatives from tax practitioners and preparers, large and small business owners, transmitters of electronic returns, tax software developers, academic (marketing, sales or technical perspectives), and financial industry (payers, payment options and best practices).
Applicants should submit a resume and complete Form 13768, Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee (ETAAC) Membership Application available on IRS.gov.
A notice published in the Federal Register dated March 15, 2007, contains more details about ETAAC and the application process. In addition, all applicants for final consideration will have their income tax records reviewed for currency of tax return filing and payment, as well as undergo a background review by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).
Applications will be accepted through April 30, 2007.
Applications can be submitted via email ETAAC@irs.gov, mailed to Internal Revenue Service, ATTN: Cassandra Daniels, 5000 Ellin Rd C4-226 SE:W:ETA:S:RM , Lanham, MD 20706, or by fax to 202-283-4829 (not a toll-free number).