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Federal Register / Vol. 72, No.

99 / Wednesday, May 23, 2007 / Notices 29041

2008). The IRS will award a total of up Selection Considerations ADDRESSES: The closed meeting of the
to $6,000,000 (unless otherwise Applications that pass the eligibility Art Advisory Panel will be held on June
provided by specific Congressional screening process will be numerically 20, 2007, in Room 4200E beginning at
appropriation) to qualifying ranked based on the information 9:30 a.m., Franklin Court Building, 1099
organizations, subject to the limitations contained in each proposed program 14th Street, NW., Washington, DC
of Internal Revenue Code section 7526, plan. Please note that the IRS Volunteer 20005.
for LITC matching grants. Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and Tax FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
DATES: Grant applications for the 2008 Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) Karen Carolan, C:AP:AS, 1099 14th
grant cycle must be postmarked or filed Programs are independently funded and Street, NW., Washington, DC 20005.
electronically by July 6, 2007. separate from the LITC Program. Telephone (202) 435–5609 (not a toll
Organizations currently participating in free number).
ADDRESSES: Send completed grant the VITA or TCE Programs may also be SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is
applications to: Internal Revenue eligible to apply for a LITC grant if they hereby given pursuant to section
Service, Taxpayer Advocate Service, meet the criteria and qualifications 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory
LITC Program Office, TA:LITC, outlined in the 2008 Grant Application Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App., that a
Attention: LITC Applications, 1111 Package and Guidelines. Organizations closed meeting of the Art Advisory
Constitution Ave., NW., Room 1034, that seek to operate VITA and LITC Panel will be held on June 20, 2007, in
Washington, DC 20224. Copies of the Programs, or TCE and LITC Programs, Room 4200E beginning at 9:30 a.m.,
2008 Grant Application Package and must maintain separate and distinct Franklin Court Building, 1099 14th
Guidelines, IRS Publication 3319 (Rev. programs even if co-located to ensure Street, NW., Washington, DC 20005.
5–2007), can be downloaded from the proper cost allocation for LITC grant The agenda will consist of the review
IRS Internet site at www.irs.gov/ funds and adherence to the rules and and evaluation of the acceptability of
advocate or ordered from the IRS regulations of the VITA, TCE, and LITC fair market value appraisals of works of
Distribution Center by calling 1–800– Programs, as appropriate. In addition to art involved in Federal income, estate,
829–3676. Applicants can also file the criteria and qualifications outlined or gift tax returns. This will involve the
electronically at www.grants.gov. For in the 2008 Grant Application Package discussion of material in individual tax
applicants applying through the Federal and Guidelines, to foster parity returns made confidential by the
Grants Web site, the Funding Number is regarding clinic availability and provisions of 26 U.S.C. 6103.
TREAS–GRANTS–052008–001. accessibility for taxpayers nationwide, A determination as required by
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The the IRS will consider the geographic section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory
LITC Program Office at 202–622–7186 areas served by applicants as part of the Committee Act has been made that this
(not toll-free number) or by e-mail at decision-making process. meeting is concerned with matters listed
LITCProgramOffice@irs.gov. Comments in section 552b(c)(3), (4), (6), and (7),
and that the meeting will not be open
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Interested parties are encouraged to
to the public.
provide comments on the IRS’s
Background administration of the grant program on Karen S. Ammons,
Section 7526 of the Internal Revenue an ongoing basis. Comments may be Deputy Chief, Appeals.
Code authorizes the IRS, subject to the sent to: Internal Revenue Service, [FR Doc. E7–9879 Filed 5–22–07; 8:45 am]
availability of appropriated funds, to Taxpayer Advocate Service, Attn: BILLING CODE 4830–01–P
award organizations matching grants of Shawn Collins, Internal Revenue
up to $100,000 per year for the Service, Taxpayer Advocate Service,
development, expansion, or LITC Program Office, TA:LITC, 1111 DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY
continuation of qualified low income Constitution Ave., NW., Room 1034,
Washington, DC 20224. Internal Revenue Service
taxpayer clinics. Section 7526
authorizes the IRS to provide grants to Nina E. Olson, Advisory Group to the Internal
qualified organizations that represent National Taxpayer Advocate, Internal Revenue Service Tax Exempt and
low income taxpayers in controversies Revenue Service. Government Entities Division (TE/GE);
with the IRS or inform individuals for [FR Doc. 07–2572 Filed 5–22–07; 8:45 am] Meeting
whom English is a second language or BILLING CODE 4830–01–M
who have limited English proficiency of AGENCY: Internal Revenue Service (IRS),
their taxpayer rights and Treasury.
responsibilities. Qualified organizations DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY ACTION: Notice.
must provide these services for free or
Internal Revenue Service SUMMARY: The Advisory Committee on
for a nominal fee. The IRS may award
grants to qualifying organizations to Tax Exempt and Government Entities
fund one-year, two-year or three-year Art Advisory Panel—Notice of Closed (ACT) will hold a public meeting on
project periods. Grant funds may be Meeting Wednesday, June 13, 2007.
awarded for start-up expenditures FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
AGENCY: Internal Revenue Service,
incurred by new clinics during the grant Steven J. Pyrek, Director, TE/GE
Treasury.
cycle. The costs of preparing and Communications and Liaison; 1111
ACTION: Notice of closed meeting of Art
submitting an application are the Constitution Ave., NW.; SE:T:CL—Penn
Advisory Panel. Bldg; Washington, DC 20224.
responsibility of each applicant. Each
pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES

application will be given due SUMMARY: Closed meeting of the Art Telephone: 202–283–9966 (not a toll-
consideration and the LITC Program Advisory Panel will be held in free number). E-mail address:
Office will notify each applicant by mail Washington, DC. Steve.J.Pyrek@irs.gov.
of whether they were awarded a grant DATES: The meeting will be held June SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: By notice
no later than November 30, 2007. 20, 2007. herein given, pursuant to section

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