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IRS Oversight Board Public Forum
January 29, 2002
Rayburn House Office Building, Room B-318
Panel 1: Enforcing Compliance
How can the IRS apply enforcement resources more effectively for both businesses and individuals, particularly in applying these resources more systemically and/or improving fairness of enforcement?
Panel 2: Reducing Taxpayer Burden
Are there improved or new services or products that the IRS should be offering that would either reduce taxpayer burden or improve tax administration, particularly, but not limited to, new or improved means of electronic interaction with the IRS?
- American Society for Payroll Management , Pete Isberg, Chairman
- Information Reporting Program Advisory Committee , Steve Rafsky, Chairman
- Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee , Kevin Belden, Chairman
- Tax Executive Institute , Bob Ashby, President
- National Council For Taxpayer Advocacy , Bryan Gates, Director
Panel 3: Improving Operations
How can the IRS change, within the limits of existing tax policy, its current tax administration processes or organizational structure for dealing with taxpayers to either make itself more efficient or make life easier for taxpayers?
- National Society of Accountants , Bill Stevenson, Chair, Federal Taxations Committee
- Federation of Tax Administrators , William Remington, Director of Revenue, Delaware
- Council for Electronic Revenue Communications Advancement , Tony Tullo, Chairman
- American Bar Association (ABA) Taxation Section , Herbert N. Beller, Chair elect
Panel 4: Strengthening the IRS Workforce
What new capabilities, such as tools or research results, should IRS employees have to become more efficient and effective, or reduce taxpayer burden?