The Internal Revenue Service is seeking volunteers to serve on the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel, a federal advisory committee that listens to taxpayers, identifies major taxpayer concerns and makes recommendations for improving IRS services.
The TAP reports annually to the secretary of the Treasury, the IRS commissioner and the national taxpayer advocate.
TAP members must be U.S. citizens, be current on federal taxes, be able to commit 200 to 300 hours during a year and pass an FBI criminal background check. New members will serve three-year terms starting in December this year.
California is among the 16 states from which the IRS currently is seeking TAP members.
Applications will be accepted through April 27. Prospective panel members cab apply online at www.usajobs.gov. More information on the panel can be obtained by calling 888-912-1227 .