Wednesday, October 26, 2005
The IRS has announced (IR-2005-124) that it is seeking applications for vacancies on the Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities (ACT). The committee provides a venue for public input into critical tax administration areas. Vacancies exist in the following areas:
- Employee Plans — two vacancies
- Exempt Organizations — two vacancies
- Federal, State and Local Governments — one vacancy
- Tax Exempt Bonds — one vacancy
- Indian Tribal Governments – two vacancies
The ACT is an organized public forum for the IRS and representatives who deal with employee plans, exempt organizations, tax-exempt bonds, and federal, state, local and Indian tribal governments. The ACT allows IRS to receive regular input on administrative policy and procedures of the Tax Exempt and Government Entities Division. For reports of the ACT, see here.
Members are appointed by the Secretary of the Treasury and serve two-year terms, beginning in May 2006. Applications can be made by letter or by completing this application form. This notice published in the Federal Register contains more details about the ACT and the application process. Applications will be accepted through November 25, 2005.
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, D.C. 20224, or by fax to 202-283-9956 (not a toll-free number).