Thursday, February 26, 2009
The Subcommittee on Oversight of the House Ways & Means Committee holds a hearing today on IRS Assistance for Taxpayers Experiencing Economic Difficulties. From the hearing announcement:
The Subcommittee will discuss the specific problems encountered by taxpayers during this recession. The Subcommittee will review the steps taken by the IRS to assist struggling taxpayers and consider recommendations of the National Taxpayer Advocate.
Here are the witnesses scheduled to testify:
- Linda E. Stiff (Deputy Commissioner for Services and Enforcement, IRS)
- Nina E. Olson (National Taxpayer Advocate, IRS)
For a critical view of the hearing, see Center for Freedom and Prosperity, Kangaroo-Court Hearing Demonizes Tax Havens, Overlooks Pro-Growth Changes that Would Protect Human Rights and Reduce Tax Evasion.