​​​​Government News

We represent the tax profession on governmental issues that affect your right to practice. Our Government Relations team can be reached at govtrelations@natptax.com.

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NATP Supports Tax Deadline Simplification Act

NATP sent a letter to Representative Debbie Lesko (R-AZ-08) in support of the upcoming proposed legislation that would have estimated income tax payments paid on a true quarterly basis.
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Position on the Regulation of Tax Return Preparers

We are proud to support “raising the bar” through fair, effective and not overly-burdensome regulation of all tax return preparers. The effectiveness of tax administration, in part, relies on the consistent quality of work generated by tax return preparers who stay up-to-date on tax law through continuing education.
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NATP Appeals to IRS Commissioner Rettig to Extend Tax Season

NATP has submitted a letter to IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig in support of an extension of the 2021 tax season. We recently conducted a survey of tax professionals asking their preferred filing deadline for the 2021 tax season. We learned that 71% of respondents support a later filing deadline.
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Other news

IRS Sends Taxpayer First Act Report to Congress — January 2021

Changes to e-signature acceptance for Forms 2848 and 8821 — January 2021

Request for Special COVID-19 Related Penalty Relief — December 2020​​

NATP Encourages Streamlined PPP Forgiveness — November 2020​​

NATP Urges Swift PPP Loan Forgiveness — June 2020​​

Request for Clarification Regarding Stimulus Payments for Seniors — April 2020​​

NATP Appeals to IRS Commissioner Rettig to Extend Tax Season — April 2020​​

Recommendations to IRS on the Implementation of the Taxpayer First Act — January 2020​​

IRS Commissioner Speaks at National Conference — July 2019​​

NATP Comments on 2020 Draft Form W-4 — July 2019​​

NATP Continues Support of the Taxpayer First Act — April 2019

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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