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Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee (ETAAC)

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AGENCY:

Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury.

ACTION:

Notice of open meeting.

SUMMARY:

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.

Summarized Agenda

8:30 a.m. Meet and Greet.

9 a.m. Meeting Opens.

10:30 a.m. Meeting Adjourns.

The discussion topics are:

(1) Recommendations from the ETAAC.

(2) Written comments from the public.

(3) Establishment of ETAAC's new subcommittee: MeF 1040 Executive Steering Committee.

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Note:

Last-minute changes to these topics are possible and could prevent advance notice.

DATES:

There will be a meeting of ETAAC on Thursday, November 15, 2007 at the Hotel Washington, Capital Room, 515 15th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20004. You must register in advance to be put on a guest list to attend the meeting. 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. Members of the public may file written statements sharing ideas for electronic tax administration or comments on the key recommendations in the Annual Report to Congress http://www.irs.gov/​pub/​irs-pdf/​p3415.pdf. Send written statements to etaac@irs.gov. Seats are available to members of the public on a first-come, first-served basis. Attendees are encouraged to arrive 30 minutes before the meeting begins.

ADDRESSES:

The meeting will be held at the Hotel Washington, Capital Room, 515 15th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20004.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

You must provide your name in advance for the guest list. To receive a copy of the agenda or general information about ETAAC, please contact Cassandra Daniels at 202-283-2178 or at etaac@irs.gov by Thursday, November 8, 2007. Notification of intent should include your name, organization and telephone number. Please spell out all names if you leave a voice message.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

ETAAC reports to the Director, Electronic Tax Administration and Refundable Credits, who is also 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 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.

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Dated: Ocober 15, 2007.

Phyllis Gattos,

Acting Director, Strategic Services Division.

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[FR Doc. E7-20707 Filed 10-19-07; 8:45 am]

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