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We represent the tax profession on governmental issues that affect you and your right to practice. Larry Gray, CPA is our Government Liaison and he can be reached at govtrelations@natptax.com.

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Return Preparer Office Director Campbell Shares Important Communications for Tax Pros

During a recent visit to Washington, D.C., NATP representatives met with Carol Campbell, Director, IRS Return Preparer Office (RPO), to discuss the issues that members have shared with us and to also get her perspective on topics like due diligence, the importance of earning an EA designation, user fees and information security. There are also some timely messages she requested that we share with you prior to the upcoming tax season. Read More >

NATP Leaders Discuss Member Concerns with IRS Commissioner Koskinen

On Monday, November 14, NATP representatives traveled to Washington, D.C. to meet with IRS Commissioner John Koskinen to discuss the matters that most concern members. The group included Board President, Gerard Cannito; Executive Director, Scott Artman; Director of Member Relations & Analytics, Jennifer Van Elzen; and Government Relations Liaison, Larry Gray. The discussion focused around three main topics: preparer due diligence, information security and minimum competency. Read More >

Letters Submitted

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

Raising the Tangible Personal Property Threshold — December 2015

Submitted to the IRS Oversight Board on Pivoting Away From Paper — May 2014

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

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