Improve the Form 990: Help Us Advise the IRS

The Exempt Organizations Subcommittee of the IRS Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Governmental Entities (ACT) is seeking your input on how the IRS can improve the Form 990. The ACT is a group of representatives of the nonprofit sector and practitioners who provide public input to the IRS on relevant areas of tax administration.

The Exempt Organizations Subcommittee’s current project focuses on improving and enhancing the effectiveness of the redesigned Form 990, which the nonprofit community has been navigating since the 2008 filing year. We are pleased to provide this opportunity to our readers to participate in the project and heartily encourage you to complete this brief questionnaire at your earliest opportunity. We would like to ensure that the views and voices of our constituents are heard. By completing the questionnaire below, you will

  • provide meaningful input for the ACT’s current project on improvements to the Form 990, which will be presented to the IRS Commissioner at a public meeting in June 2015 and published on the IRS website
  • have the opportunity to be sent access to the published report.

Your participation in the questionnaire is confidential. Responses will be aggregated and comments will not be attributed to any individual responder. We appreciate your willingness to consider this request and anticipate that it will not take more than 5 to 10 minutes of your time. Please click the link below to access the Form 990 questionnaire.

Thank you for taking a few minutes to help provide your important input to this process.

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/990

Amy Coates Madsen officially joined the ACT Panel on June 11, 2014. She is one of two new appointees to the exempt organizations sub-committee. The ACT was established under the Federal Advisory Committee Act to provide an organized public forum for discussion of relevant issues affecting the tax exempt and government entities communities. It includes external stakeholders and representatives who deal with employee retirement plans; tax-exempt organizations; tax-exempt bonds; federal, state, local and Indian tribal governments. ACT members are appointed by the Secretary of the Treasury and generally serve two-year terms. They advise the IRS on operational policy and procedural improvements.

Advertisements

About Amy Coates Madsen

Amy Coates Madsen serves as the Program Director of the Standards for Excellence Institute.
This entry was posted in Planning, Standards for excellence institute and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s