IR-2008-126, Oct. 31, 2008
WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service seeks applications for vacancies on the Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities (ACT), which provides the IRS with public comments regarding critical tax administration matters.
ACT members represent employee plans, exempt organizations, tax-exempt bond issuers, Indian Tribal governments, as well as federal, state and local governments.
ACT provides the IRS will regular input regarding the policies and procedures of the agency’s Tax Exempt and Government Entities Division.
Nine vacancies exist for these customer segments:
Employee Plans – two vacancies
Exempt Organizations – two vacancies
Tax Exempt Bonds – two vacancies
Indian Tribal Governments – two vacancies
Federal, State and Local Governments – one vacancy
ACT members are appointed by the Secretary of the Treasury and serve two-year terms, with new terms to begin in June 2009.
Applications can be made by letter or by completing an application on this Web site. All applications should reflect relevant qualifications. A notice in the Federal Register (Oct. 31, 2008) contains more details about ACT and the application process.
Applications will be accepted through Dec.1, 2008.
Applications should be sent to: Steven Pyrek, TE/GE Communications and Liaison Director, Internal Revenue Service, 1111 Constitution Ave., NW (SE:T:CL Penn Bldg.), Washington, DC 20224, or by fax to 202-283-9956 (not a toll-free number).