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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.

Latest News

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. Read letter submitted

NATP Urges an End to the Shutdown of the IRS

NATP submitted letters to the Senate Committee on Finance and the House Committee on Ways & Means, respectfully urging a resolution to the shutdown and returning the IRS to its pre-shutdown capacity. Read letter submitted

NATP Comments on Section 199A

On behalf of our members and the thousands of others who work in the tax preparation industry, we submitted comments to the Treasury Department to address our concerns with certain ambiguity in the regulations under §199A that were released Aug. 8, 2018. Read letter submitted

Letters Submitted

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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