Want to become an advisor to the IRS? The IRS has announced that they are currently looking for applicants for their vacant spots on the Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities (ACT). ACT gives the public the opportunity to discuss major issues in the tax administration.
The current vacancies are as follows:
-Employee Plans – 2 vacancies
-Exempt Organizations – 2 vacancies
-Tax Exempt Bonds – 2 vacancies
-Indian Tribal Governments – 1 vacancy
The Department of the Treasury will announce the newly appointed members, who will all have 2-year terms that will begin in June of 2012. Applicants must apply no later than December 1st, 2011.
ACT works with public forums for the IRS and agents who work with employee plans, exempt companies, tax-exempt bonds, and federal, state, local, and Indian tribal governments. ACT lets the IRS get comments regarding policies and procedures on Tax Exempt and Government Entities Division issues.
Applications are accepted by mail or by applying electronically at www.irs.gov. Anyone who wishes to apply must explain their qualifications and they must not be federally registered lobbyists.
Applicants may fill out an application here: http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/f12339c.pdf. It should be filled out and sent to: Bobby Zarin, TE/GE Communications and Liaison Director, Internal Revenue Service, 1111 Constitution Ave., NW-SE:T:CL Penn Bldg, Washington, DC 20224. It can also be faxed to 202-283-9956. This is not a toll-free number.