NTA Nina Olson recently received the National Disability Institute's Ron Smith Federal Employee Award for her continued advocacy on behalf of taxpayers with disabilities. The award is presented annually to a federal employee who works to advance the economic self-sufficiency of people with disabilities.
Taxpayer Advocate Warns about Decline in Taxpayer Service (Accounting Today, Nov. 22, 2013)
Baucus Seeks ID Theft Prevention with Tax Preparer Rules (Bloomberg Businessweek, Nov. 20, 2013)
IRS Still Faces Major Service, Funding Challenges: Taxpayer Advocate (The Motley Fool, Nov. 4, 2013)
National Taxpayer Advocate (NTA) Nina Olson released her FY2014 Objectives Report to Congress on June 26, 2013, which identifies priority issues the Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) will focus on during the upcoming fiscal year. In light of recent findings by the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA), the NTA also released a special report examining the IRS’s use of questionable criteria to screen applicants for tax-exempt status.
The Time for Tax Reform is Now!
To further the dialogue about tax reform, TAS has established a vehicle to receive taxpayers’ suggestions for tax reform. Please provide your input.
Welcome to the Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) Tax Toolkit! This Tax Toolkit is a website that contains useful tax information for individuals, businesses, tax professionals and media, including news and updates, ways TAS helps taxpayers, and important information about tax topics and rights.
As an independent organization within the IRS, we help taxpayers resolve problems with the IRS and recommend changes that will prevent the problems. We are “Your Voice at the IRS.”