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      senate Committees
      Senate Committee on Finance
  • The house Passed February 25th, 2014
    Passed by Voice Vote
      house Committees
      House Committee on Ways and Means
    IntroducedJune 27th, 2013

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Title

Taxpayer Transparency and Efficient Audit Act

Official Title

To improve transparency and efficiency with respect to audits and communications between taxpayers and the Internal Revenue Service.

Summary

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.

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