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IRS Commissioner Speaks at National Conference

IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig addressed a group of more than 1,300 tax professionals from around the country on July 23 at the 2019 National Association of Tax Professionals (NATP) National Conference in Chicago.
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NATP Comments on 2020 Draft Form W-4 and Instructions

In the letter, our recommendations emphasize the need for a simple Form W-4 that reduces administrative burden, protects employees’ privacy, and avoids the shifting of additional burden to employers.
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NATP Continues Support of the Taxpayer First Act

In the letter, NATP applauds efforts to improve the administrative practices at the IRS and taking on a challenge of reforming the IRS so that it is better equipped to serve the tax professional and their taxpayer clients.
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Other News

NATP Urges an End to the Shutdown of the IRS — January 2019

NATP Comments on Section 199A — October 2018

Support for the Protecting Taxpayers Act — September 2018

Position on the Regulation of Tax Return Preparers — September 2018

NATP in Support of the Taxpayer First Act — August 2018

NATP Comments on 2019 Draft Form W-4 and Instructions — July 2018

NATP Comments on Revised 2018 Form 1040 — July 2018

Summary of NATP Comments on Draft The Taxpayer First Act — April 2018

NATP's Concerns with PPS Identity Verification — January 2018

Ensuring a Modern-Functioning IRS for the 21st Century — April 2017

Return Preparer Office Director Campbell Shares Important Communications for Tax Pros — November 2016

NATP Leaders Discuss Member Concerns with IRS Commissioner Koskinen — November 2016

NATP, IRS and Security Summit Partners Warn Tax Preparers of Data Theft Risks — July 2016

NATP Support of IRS Security Summit — June 2016

Submitted Commentary on REG-134122-15 — February 2016

Comments on the Increased User Fee for SEE — February 2016

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