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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 Urges Swift PPP Loan Forgiveness

NATP joined other associations in supporting swift PPP loan forgiveness for amounts under $150,000. Expediting the loan forgiveness process for hard-hit businesses will save more than $7 billion and hours of paperwork.
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Request for Clarification Regarding Stimulus Payments for Seniors

NATP has submitted a letter to the House Ways and Means Committee, the Treasury Department and the IRS, requesting clarification to the process for many seniors and others who don’t file a tax return to receive their stimulus checks.
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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 2020 tax season for a minimum of 90 days. The letter addresses challenges NATP is hearing from its members who are experiencing the reality of navigating tax season amid the current COVID-19 situation.
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Other News

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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