[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 102 (Friday, May 25, 2012)]
[Pages 31441-31442]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-12575]



Internal Revenue Service

Open Meeting for the Electronic Tax Administration Advisory 
Committee (ETAAC)

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 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. The ETAAC members convey 
the public's perceptions of the IRS electronic tax administration 
activities, offer constructive observations about current or proposed 
policies, programs, and procedures, and suggest improvements. The ETAAC 
will share their recommendations and discuss the Annual Report to 

Summarized Agenda

8:30 a.m.--Meet and Greet
9:00 a.m.--Meeting Opens
11:00 a.m.--Meeting Adjourns

    The topics for discussion include:

(1) Filing Season Status Update
(2) ETAAC Recommendations

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

DATES: There will be a meeting of the ETAAC on Wednesday, June 20, 
2012. 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.
    Seats are available to members of the public on a first-come, 
first-served basis. Escorts will be provided. Attendees are encouraged 
to arrive 30 minutes before the meeting begins. Members of the public 
may file written statements sharing ideas for electronic tax 
administration. Send written statements to [email protected].

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Internal Revenue Service 
Building, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Room 2140, Washington, DC 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: You must provide your name in advance 
for the guest list and be able to show your

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state-issued picture identification on the day of the meeting. 
Otherwise, you will not be able to attend the meeting as this is a 
secured building. To receive a copy of the agenda or general 
information about the ETAAC, please contact Cassandra Daniels on 202-
283-2178 or at [email protected] by Friday, June 15, 2012. Notification of 
intent should include your name, organization and telephone number. 
Please spell out all names if you leave a voice message.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: ETAAC reports to the Director, Return 
Preparer Office. The ETAAC's duties are to research, analyze, consider, 
and make recommendations on a wide range of electronic tax 
administrative issues and to provide input into the development and 
implementation of the strategic plan for electronic tax administration. 
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 public meetings and working sessions each 

    Dated: May 18, 2012.
Diane L. Fox,
Director, Relationship Management Branch.
[FR Doc. 2012-12575 Filed 5-24-12; 8:45 am]