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.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, House Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee Chairman John Lewis (D-GA), Ranking Member Mike Kelly (R-PA), Ways and Means Chairman Richard Neal (D-MA), Ranking Member Kevin Brady (R-TX), and bipartisan members of the Oversight Subcommittee introduced the Taxpayer First Act of 2019.
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Good morning. Let me begin by thanking Ms. Olson, the National Taxpayer Advocate, for being here today.
I also want to congratulate you on your upcoming retirement. Thank you for your 18 years of outstanding service to taxpayers and this Congress as our advocate.
House Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee Chairman John Lewis announced today that the Subcommittee will hold a hearing, entitled “Hearing with the National Taxpayer Advocate on the IRS Filing Season” on Thursday, March 7, 2019, at 10:00 a.m., in room 2020 of the Rayburn House Office Building.
WASHINGTON, DC – After the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) declined to respond to a recent request from Ways & Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal (D-MA) and Oversight Subcommittee Chairman John Lewis (D-GA), the two members today sent a