Applications are being sought membership for the 2024 Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council. Applications, available on the IRSAC webpage, are being accepted by the Internal Revenue Service through May 31 for terms that begin in January.
Council members are appointed by the IRS commissioner to three-year terms.
Nominations can be made by individuals or organizations. Member backgrounds include experience in tax preparation, with tax exempt and government entities, information reporting taxpayer or consumer advocacy.
Applications should document the proposed members qualifications. Applicants must be in good standing with their own tax obligations and demonstrate high professional and ethical standards and must pass a tax compliance and practitioner check.
FBI fingerprint checks are required tor those applicants deemed "best qualified.”
Bob Scott has provided information to the tax and accounting community since 1991, first as technology editor of Accounting Today, and from 1997 through 2009 as editor of its sister publication, Accounting Technology. He is known throughout the industry for his depth of knowledge and for his high journalistic standards. Scott has made frequent appearances as a speaker, moderator and panelist and events serving tax and accounting professionals. He has a strong background in computer journalism as an editor with two former trade publications, Computer+Software News and MIS Week and spent several years with weekly and daily newspapers in Morris County New Jersey prior to that. A graduate of Indiana University with a degree in journalism, Bob is a native of Madison, Ind