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, Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal (D-MA) issued the following statement after sending a written request to Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Commissioner Charles Rettig for six years of President Donald J.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the Ways & Means Committee passed H.R. 1957, the Taxpayer First Act of 2019, bipartisan, bicameral legislation that redesigns the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) for the first time in more than 20 years to better serve taxpayers.
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.