IRS names panel members

IRS names panel members

The IRS has added five members to the Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee, a group that provides industry input as the agency moves toward processing 80 percent of tax returns electronically by 2007.

ETAAC originally was composed of 17 members, whose two-year terms end next August. The new members are: Sandra A. Abalos, president and owner of Abalos and Associates Certified Public Accounts of Phoenix; Theron Gilden, founder of T. Gilden Tax Service of Seneca, S.C.; Peter E. Hosokawa, president of CashTax Inc. of Englewood, Colo.; Helen O'Planick, a partner at Heljan Associates of Manchester, Pa.; and John D. Stoller, president of John D. Stoller CPA Inc. of Encino, Calif.

'Shruti Dat', Frank Tiboni and Bill Murray


  • business meeting (Monkey Business Images/

    Civic tech volunteers help states with legacy systems

    As COVID-19 exposed vulnerabilities in state and local government IT systems, the newly formed U.S. Digital Response stepped in to help. Its successes offer insight into existing barriers and the future of the civic tech movement.

  • data analytics (

    More visible data helps drive DOD decision-making

    CDOs in the Defense Department are opening up their data to take advantage of artificial intelligence and machine learning tools that help surface insights and improve decision-making.

Stay Connected