Apply for Membership on the Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee (ETAAC)
ETAAC is a Federal Advisory Committee that serves as a public forum for discussion of identity theft, refund fraud and other issues in electronic tax administration. Its overriding goal is to support and encourage electronic filing of tax and information returns.
ETAAC members meet in Washington, DC, approximately five times a year for two-day sessions. Members are not paid for their services. However, travel expenses for working sessions, public meetings and orientation sessions, such as airfare, per diem, and transportation are reimbursed within prescribed federal travel limitations.
The IRS is looking for qualified individuals who will serve a one-, two- or three-year term. Applications will be accepted through Sept. 19, 2016.
Nominations may come from individuals, professional associations or other organizations. ETAAC members are drawn from substantially diverse backgrounds.
How to apply:
Applicants must complete the ETAAC application and include a short statement of interest and qualifications as they relate to cybersecurity and information security, tax software development, tax preparation, payroll and tax financial product processing, systems management and improvement, implementation of customer service initiatives, consumer advocacy and public administration. Applicants should describe and document their qualifications, past and current affiliations, and dealings with cybersecurity and electronic tax administration. Applicants must complete and submit a tax check waiver form and undergo an IRS practitioner background check and an FBI criminal background check.
Written nominations must be received on or before Sept. 19, 2016. Nominations should be sent to:
National Public Liaison
Room 7559 IR
1111 Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20224
Attn: ETAAC Nominations
Nominations may also be submitted via fax to 855-811-8020. For additional information, please e-mail email@example.com.