WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service is seeking applications for vacancies on the Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities (ACT). The committee provides a venue for public input on relevant areas of tax administration.

Vacancies exist in the following customer segments:

Employee Plans – two vacancies (with additional experience in federal, state and local governments preferred),

Exempt Organizations – one vacancy (with additional experience in tax-exempt bonds preferred),

Tax Exempt Bonds – one vacancy (with additional experience in exempt organizations preferred).

Members are appointed by the Department of the Treasury and serve three-year terms, beginning in June 2018. Applications will be accepted through September 18, 2017. 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 the IRS to receive regular input on administrative policy and procedures of the Tax Exempt and Government Entities Division (TE/GE). Applications can be made by completing the ACT Application Form (Form 12399-C). Applications should reflect the proposed member’s qualifications.

Members of the ACT may not be federally registered lobbyists. A notice published in the Federal Register, dated Aug. 17, 2017, contains more details about the ACT and the application process. Incomplete applications will not be processed.

Applications should be sent by:

Fax at (888) 269-7419. 

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