Government News

NATP represents the tax profession on governmental issues that affect you and your right to practice. In this section, find the latest government news.

Larry Gray 
Larry Gray, CPA
NATP Government Liaison

NATP Discussion Paper Submitted to the IRS Oversight Board on Pivoting Away From Paper - May 2014

NATP Comments Submitted to the Senate Finance Committee on the Effective Regulation of Tax Return Preparers - April 2014

H.R. 1570 - Taxpayer Protection and Preparer Fraud Prevention Act of 2013

NATP Discussion Paper Submitted to the IRS Oversight Board on the Real Time Tax System - May 2013

NATP Discussion Paper Submitted to the IRS Oversight Board on Combatting Fraud - May 2013

NATP Comments on Proposed Changes to Form 1099-B, 8949 and Schedule D - April 2013

Comments on Proposed Regulations Governing Practice Before the Internal Revenue Service [REG-138367-06], Otherwise Known as Circular 230 - November 8, 2012

NATP Commentary Regarding The IRS’s Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) Application Procedures - September 25, 2012

NATP Comments to IRS Oversight Board on Correspondence Audits - February 28, 2012

NATP Comments on Real-Time Initiative - December 8, 2011

NATP Comments on CPE Provider Approval  

NATP Discussion Paper Submitted to the House of Representatives Ways and Means Subcommittee on Oversight - July 28, 2011 

NATP Comments on Proposed PTIN Requirements

Oversight of Tax Return Preparers: A Major Step in Reducing the Tax Gap? - February 3, 2010

NATP's Comments regarding the impact of IRS Code Section 7216 on the tax professional

NATP's Comments Before the IRS Public Forum on Tax Return Preparer Review - July 30, 2009

Updates About the Tax Return Preparer Review

Questions and comments regarding Section 7216 submitted to the IRS by Larry Gray

NATP's Comments Regarding Farm Program Payment Limitation and Payment Eligibility for 2009 and Subsequent Crop, Program, or Fiscal Years, Specifically Reg. Sec. 1400.502(a)(1)

NATP's Comments on Tax Return Preparer Penalties Under §6694 and §6695 - August 15, 2008

H.R. 5716 – Taxpayer Bill of Rights Act of 2008 and the House of Representative's prepared Fact Sheet summarizing the key provisions of H.R. 5716.

NATP's Comments regarding Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking: Guidance Regarding Marketing of Refund Anticipation Loans (RALs) and Certain Other Products in Connection with the Preparation of a Tax Return

NATP's Testimony Before the IRS Oversight Board - February 19, 2008 - Regarding Regulation of the Tax Preparation Industry


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