This Thanksgiving, as we proceed to regulate our work and private lives, I’m reflecting on the numerous causes I’ve to be grateful. I’m particularly grateful for my TAS household and so pleased with the work they do on daily basis to make a distinction within the lives of so many taxpayers. Their empathy, resourcefulness, and innovation are a lot appreciated.
I’m grateful for our IRS colleagues and management and all that they achieved this previous 12 months. I’m so very grateful for his or her dedication in serving others on daily basis. It has been a troublesome previous 20 months and with out their arduous work, many taxpayers wouldn’t have acquired the assistance they wanted.
This previous 12 months, we as a company have confronted many challenges and nonetheless have work to do. However I respect working collectively as one staff with an “all fingers on deck” method to assist one another via the nice days and significantly the difficult days.
I need to specific my gratitude to the members of Congress and their employees for all they do for taxpayers and tax administration. I additionally need to acknowledge and specific my appreciation to our tax neighborhood – our Taxpayer Advocacy Panel volunteers, Low Revenue Taxpayer Clinics, our stakeholders, quite a few tax organizations, and the numerous practitioners working to assist taxpayers. And I even need to give a shout out to the press for serving to us get the phrase out to our taxpayers throughout our nice nation by offering key info to coach and help our residents. Each certainly one of you considerably contributes to TAS and the IRS with the ability to accomplish our mission.
For me, Thanksgiving is a day to replicate on the nice whereas spending time with my household and buddies. No matter the way you spend the day – whether or not it’s spending high quality time with these closest to you, sharing a meal, volunteering at a soup kitchen or homeless shelter, watching or taking part in soccer, going to a park, climbing, or trying via photograph albums – merely take pleasure in some quiet time to consider what you’re most grateful for this 12 months.
I stay up for what lies forward, and I’m significantly appreciative of the numerous contributions the tax neighborhood brings to our desk to help taxpayers and tax administration. Wishing all a secure and wholesome Thanksgiving. Be sure you handle your self as a lot as you take care of others.
On behalf of TAS management, thanks for all you do!