An overarching recommendation is that the IRS needs sufficient funding to operate efficiently and effectively, to provide timely and useful guidance and assistance to taxpayers, and to enforce current law so that the integrity of and respect for the U.S. voluntary tax system is maintained.
As noted in an IRS release (November 18, 2015), other recommendations concern:
The IRS Advisory Council is an advisory group to the entire tax agency, and has a primary purpose of providing an organized public forum for the Commissioner, senior IRS executives, and representatives of the public to discuss relevant tax administration issues.
Timothy McCormally, a director in KPMG’s Washington National Tax, currently serves as a member of the IRS Advisory Council.
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