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Committee on Finance
- senate Committees
- The house Passed February 25th, 2014Passed by Voice Vote
Committee on Ways and MeansIntroducedJune 27th, 2013
- house Committees
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Taxpayer Transparency and Efficient Audit Act
To improve transparency and efficiency with respect to audits and communications between taxpayers and the Internal Revenue Service.
Taxpayer Transparency and Efficient Audit Act - Requires the Internal Revenue Service (IRS): (1) to provide a substantive written response (not merely an acknowledgment letter) to any written correspondence from a taxpayer not later than 30 days after receiving such correspondence; (2) within 30 days after disclosing taxpayer information to any federal, state, or local governmental entity, to provide to the taxpayer a written notification describing the information, to whom it was disclosed, and when it was disclosed; (3) to provide the taxpayer a written letter explaining why an audit of such taxpayer has taken more than one year to complete; and (4) to use amounts authorized or appropriated outside of this Act to carry out such requirements.