The Oversight Subcommittee assists the full Committee in carrying out its general oversight responsibilities of matters within the scope of the full Committee’s jurisdiction. The Oversight Subcommittee works with the full Committee and other Subcommittees to determine whether the laws within the jurisdiction of the Committee (including tax, trade, health, Human Resources, and Social Security laws) are being implemented and carried out efficiently and in accordance with Congressional intent. The Oversight Subcommittee also provides oversight of the federal agencies (such as the Internal Revenue Service) responsible for implementing laws within the full Committee’s jurisdiction.




Recent Activity

Feb 19, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Ways & Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal (D-MA) and Oversight Subcommittee Chairman John Lewis (D-GA) sent a letter to Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Commissioner Charles Rettig, asking him to provide a range of information relate

Feb 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – In the wake of reports that millions of taxpayers have been surprised to learn they owe money to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) this filing season, Ways & Means Oversight Subcommittee Chairman John Lewis (D-GA) and Oversight Subcommittee member Judy Chu (D-CA) sent a

Jan 31, 2019 Press Release

House Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee Chairman John Lewis announced today that the Subcommittee will hold a hearing, entitled “Legislative Proposals and Tax Law Related to Presidential and Vice-Presidential Tax Returns,” on Thursday, February 7, 2019, at 2:00 p.m., in room 1100 of the Longworth House Office Building.

Sep 26, 2018 Press Release

(As prepared for delivery)

Madam Chair, thank you for holding this hearing.  I would also like to thank our witnesses for being here this morning. 


Subcommittee's Activity in Previous Congress