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S.2044: Taxpayer Accountability Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about taxation
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Sponsor Deb Fischer, R-Neb.
Total Cosponsors 6 (All Republicans)
Introduced Feb. 26, 2014
Latest Major Action Feb. 26, 2014
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Bill Summary

Taxpayer Accountability 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; and (3) to conclude any audit of an individual taxpayer not later than 1 year after the audit is initiated and to not assess any tax with respect to such audit after it is concluded.


    (Source: Congressional Research Service)

    Bill Actions

    Date Description
    Feb. 26, 2014 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.