H.R.2530: Taxpayer Transparency and Efficient Audit Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about taxation
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Sponsor Peter Roskam, R-Ill.
Total Cosponsors 9 (All Republicans)
Introduced June 27, 2013
Latest Major Action Feb. 27, 2014
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Bill Progress

  • Bill introduced in the House   
  • Bill passed in the House   
  • Bill passed in the Senate   
  • Bill signed into law

Bill 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.

    (Source: Congressional Research Service)

    Bill Actions

    Date Description
    Feb. 27, 2014 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
    Feb. 26, 2014 Received in the Senate.
    Feb. 25, 2014 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H1917)
    Feb. 25, 2014 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2530.
    Feb. 25, 2014 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H1917-1919)
    Feb. 25, 2014 Mr. Roskam moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. (consideration: CR H1917)
    June 27, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.