OMB Number 1545-1832
Systemic Advocacy Issue Submission Form
Please do not submit tax data (i.e., SSN, EIN, tax returns, etc.)
Academic / Research
Brief descriptive sentence
What is the problem? Please include any action taken. (
Describe the problem. Is there a pattern? Who or what is affected by
this problem? Please submit a separate form for each unrelated problem.
Include symptoms, possible causes and solutions (
). Please include relevant Internal Revenue Code, etc.
Key Words. (
List one to three Key Words that would best describe the issue, e.g. 1. Notice 2. Underreported Income.
The Systemic Advocacy Program
Systemic Advocacy is dedicated to preventing, reducing or eliminating the problems taxpayers encounter in the course of meeting their federal tax obligations. Any individual,
business, or organization that is interested in identifying a problem or sharing an idea that might advance this effort may use this form. Other programs may be more
appropriate for certain issues. Administrative, personnel, and other internal policies are generally excluded. Systemic issues impact a group (i.e.Taxpayers) locally,
regionally, or nationally; involving systems, processes, policies or procedures; and require study, analysis, recommendation(s), legislation or other actions resulting in positive
Privacy Act and Paperwork Reduction Act Notice
The Privacy Act of 1974 requires that when we ask you information about yourself, we state our legal right to do so, tell you why we are asking for it, and how it will be used. We must also tell you what
could happen if we do not receive it, and whether your response is voluntary, required to obtain a benefit, or mandatory. This information is voluntary and may be used to study and analyze issues
identified to help mitigate problems encountered by taxpayers. Your contact information will be used only to respond to you with our finding on the systemic advocacy issue you identified.
You are not required to provide the information requested on a form that is subject to the Paperwork Reduction unless the form displays a valid OMB control number.
Books or records relating to a form or its instructions must be retained as long as their contents are material in the administration of any Internal Revenue Law. Generally, tax returns and return
information are confidential, per Internal Revenue Code section 6103.
The estimated average time to complete this form is 48 minutes. Send comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, including suggestions for reducing the
burden, to Internal Revenue Service, Tax Products Coordinating Committee, SE:W:CAR:MP:T:T:SP, 1111 Constitution Ave. NW, IR-6526, Washington, DC 20224. Please do not send the completed
form to this address. Rather, completed forms should be faxed to (202) 622-3125 or sent via e-mail to Systemic.Advocacy@irs.gov
To submit an issue via the web, please go to
Department of the Treasury-Internal Revenue Service
Catalog Number 35591S