IRS ADMINISTRATIVE AFFAIRS

The IRS Administrative Affairs Committee is responsible for educational and advocacy efforts concerning procedural and administrative aspects of the U.S. tax system, such as the IRS examination and appeals functions; development of tax forms, schedules and instructions; structure and administration of penalties; and IRS training.

LB&I is evaluating several critical aspects of the recently adopted LB&I Examination Process and is seeking input from TEI members to help improve the process.  We’ve listed three areas of…
On February 22-23, 2017, a delegation from Tax Executives Institute met with the Commissioner of Internal Revenue, John Koskinen, and senior officials of the Internal Revenue Service and with the…
On June 20, 2016, TEI submitted a letter to the IRS recommending certain changes and clarifications to the FATCA-related Form W-8BEN-E. The letter discusses ambiguities in the most recent version of…
On June 14, 2016, members from Regions VI and VII enjoyed a wide-ranging and insightful discussion with local and national LB&I executives at the University of Illinois Business Center in Chicago…
** Update of March 31, 2016 LB&I has begun publishing Internal Revenue Manual updates to incorporate the issue-driven examination process outlined in Publication 5125. We encourage TEI Members…
On February 26-27, 2015, a delegation from Tax Executives Institute met with the Commissioner of Internal Revenue, John Koskinen, and senior officials of the Internal Revenue Service and with the…
On June 4-5, 2014, a delegation from Tax Executives Institute met with the Commissioner of Internal Revenue, John Koskinen, and senior officials of the Internal Revenue Service and with the Treasury…
On May 5, 2014, TEI submitted comments to the Internal Revenue Service regarding temporary and proposed regulations implementing Chapter 4 of the Code, better known as the Foreign Account Tax…
As you may have recently read in the tax press or heard about at TEI’s Annual Conference, LB&I has redesigned its examination process to increase the efficiency, effectiveness, and transparency…
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