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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's Concerns with PPS Identity Verification

On January 3, 2018, changes were made to the IRM that now require tax practitioners to verify their identity by providing personal information such as their social security number and date of birth when contacting the IRS through the Practitioner Priority Service or any toll-free IRS telephone number. This new procedure has raised concerns among our membership and the tax practitioner community collectively. Read More

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is arguably the most significant change to the IRC in decades, the law reduces tax rates for individuals and corporations and repeals many deductions, thus simplifying filing for many taxpayers. Most of the individual changes will expire at the end of 2025, meaning the old tax code rates and deductions will return in 2026 unless Congress passes another law before then. Following are the most notable changes taking effect after December 31, 2017. Read More

Letters Submitted

NATP's Concerns with PPS Identity Verification — January 16, 2018

Ensuring a Modern-Functioning IRS for the 21st Century — April 3, 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

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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