The Internal Revenue Service has selected nine new members for the Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee (ETAAC). Created in 1998, the ETAAC is a public forum for the discussion of issues relating to electronic tax administration. Its objective is to prevent identity theft and reimbursement fraud in favor of the dematerialization of tax and information declarations. ETAAC members work closely with the Security Summit, a joint effort of the IRS, state tax administrators, and the national tax industry to combat identity theft and refund fraud.
Committee members include state tax officials, consumer advocates, cybersecurity and information security specialists, tax preparers, tax software developers, and representatives from payroll communities. and finance.
The following people have been appointed for a three-year term on the committee as of September 2019:
- Latryna Carlton, Waverly, Florida – Carlton is president of Committed Citizens of Waverly in Waverly, Florida, a community organization dedicated to self-help and volunteerism. Carlton is a Volunteer Tax Assistance (VITA) site coordinator and trainer.
- Daniel Eubanks, Alexandria, Virginia – Eubanks is Senior Director of Federal Government Relations at Intuit. He is the industry co-lead on the Security Summit Authentication Working Group. Eubanks previously served on the Board of Directors of CERCA (Council for the Advancement of Electronic Revenue Communications), as well as the lead board of the Center for Sharing and Analysis of Fraud and Refund Information. tax on identity theft.
- Larry Gray, Rolla, Missouri – Gray is a Chartered Accountant in his own firm, Alfermann Gray & Co. Gray is part of the Safety Summit Tax Professionals Working Group. He is an instructor for the National Association of Tax Professionals (NATP) and regularly speaks at the IRS National Tax Forums.
- John Kreger, Minneapolis, Minnesota – Kreger is Director of Product Management at Sovos, where he leads the team responsible for Sovos 1099, Affordable Care Act and Insurance Premium Tax reporting solutions. He has experience as a software developer, solutions engineer and information systems manager.
- Laura Macca, Fairfield, Connecticut – Macca is National Director of Business Transformation at EisnerAmper. Previously, Macca led tax processes, policy, digital transformation and risk management initiatives as a Chief of Staff at Bridgewater Associates LP. She is a certified public accountant and a member of the American Institute of CPAs.
- Julie Magee, Santa Rosa Beach, Florida – Magee is the Director of Tax Regulatory Affairs at Credit Karma Tax, Inc. She is a founding participant of the Security Summit and the Identity Theft Tax Refund Fraud Information Sharing and Analysis Center. She sits on several Summit working groups. Magee was previously commissioner for the Alabama Department of Revenue and has held leadership positions with the Federation of Tax Administrators, the Multistate Tax Commission, and the Southeastern Association of Tax Administrators.
- Ada Navarro, Wolcott, Connecticut – Navarro is the Senior Examiner for the Fraud Unit of the Connecticut Department of Tax Services, dealing with civil and criminal tax evasion cases. Navarro is the Co-Project Leader for the Connecticut Paid Preparers Legislative Committee. Its memberships and associations include the Tax evasion information sharing analysis center for the refund of the tax on identity theft, the Federation of Tax Administrators, the Suspicious File Exchange Program, the International Association of Financial Crime Investigators, and the National White Collar Crime Center.
- Cynthia Rowley, Maplewood, Minnesota – Rowley is an assistant commissioner in the Minnesota Department of Revenue, responsible for the individual income and withholding tax division, the property tax division and the tax operations division of the ministry. Rowley was previously director of property taxes and director of the tax operations division. She is a member of the Federation of Tax Administrators.
- Matthew Vickers, Brooklyn, NY – Vickers is the Managing Director of Products at U.S. company Xero Inc. and its New Zealand publicly traded parent company Xero Limited. Xero offers online tax reporting and accounting software for small businesses.