|Sponsor||Rep. Roskam, Peter|
|Committee||Ways and Means|
|Date||July 31, 2013 (113th Congress, 1st Session)|
|Staff Contact||David Smentek|
On Wednesday, July 31, 2013, the House will consider H.R. 2768, the Taxpayer Bill of Rights of 2013, under a suspension of the rules. The bill was introduced on July 22, 2013 by Rep. Peter Roskam (R-IL) and referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.
H.R. 2768 amends Section 7803 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to compel the Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to ensure that IRS employees are familiar with and act in accordance with taxpayer bill of rights, which include:
Section 7803 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 identifies the duties and functions of the Commissioner of the IRS. The added language to this section is intended to clarify that the IRS Commissioner is responsible for the IRS’ execution of the rights of taxpayers.
No CBO estimate is currently available. The Joint Committee on Taxation (JCT) estimates that this bill has no revenue effect.
For questions or further information contact the GOP Conference at 5-5107.