Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury.
Notice of open meeting.
In 1998 the Internal Revenue Service established the Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee (ETAAC). The primary purpose of ETAAC is for industry partners to provide an organized public forum for discussion of electronic tax administration issues in support of the overriding goal that paperless filing should be the preferred and most convenient method of filing tax and information returns. ETAAC offers constructive observations about current or proposed policies, programs, and procedures, and suggests improvements. Listed is a summary of the agenda along with the planned discussion topics.
9 a.m. Meeting opens.
12 noon Meeting adjourns.
The planned discussion topics are:
(1) Remarks from the Director of Electronic Tax Administration.
(2) Expanding E-Government: Partnering for a Results-Oriented Government.
(3) Filing Season Update.
(4) Draft 2005 Report to Congress Discussion.
Last-minute changes to these topics are possible and could prevent advance notice.
There will be a meeting of ETAAC on Thursday, May 19, 2005. This meeting will be open to the public, and will be in a room that accommodates approximately 40 people, including members of ETAAC and IRS officials. Seats are available to members of the public on a first-come, first-served basis.
The meeting will be held at the Madison Hotel (John Adams Meeting Room), 15 & M Streets, NW., Washington, DC 20005.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
To have your name put on the guest list and to receive a copy of the agenda or general information about ETAAC, please contact Kim Logan on 202-283-1947 or at email@example.com by Friday, May 13, 2005. Notification of intent should include your name, organization and telephone number. Please spell out all names if you leave a voice message.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
ETAAC reports to the Director, Electronic Tax Administration, the executive responsible for the electronic tax administration program. Increasing participation by external stakeholders in the development and implementation of the strategy for electronic tax administration, will help achieve the IRS achieve the goal that paperless filing should be the preferred and most convenient method of filing tax and information returns.
ETAAC members are not paid for their time or services, but consistent with Federal regulations, they are reimbursed for their travel and lodging expenses to attend the public meetings, working sessions, and an orientation each year.Start Signature
Dated: April 28, 2005.
Jo Ann N. Bass,
Director, Strategic Services Division.
[FR Doc. E5-2150 Filed 5-3-05; 8:45 am]
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