NTA Blog: Thanksgiving wishes from the National Taxpayer Advocate

November 22, 2017

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As we all pause to give thanks at the beginning of this holiday season, I’d like to share with you a few things for which I am grateful.

I am thankful to live in a country whose government and citizens support the extraordinary work of the Taxpayer Advocate Service and for its dedicated employees who tirelessly advocate day in and day out to help taxpayers resolve their tax issues. I also am thankful for the dedicated work of IRS employees, whose compassion, along with those of the TAS employees, was demonstrated so strongly just recently in their efforts to assist victims of the recent disasters.  And I am thankful to you, the readers of this blog, who care about Taxpayer Rights as much as I do.

May your Thanksgiving holiday be a happy and peaceful one.  We’ll be back next week with our regular blog.

Nina E. Olson, National Taxpayer Advocate

The views expressed in this blog are solely those of the National Taxpayer Advocate. The National Taxpayer Advocate is appointed by the Secretary of the Treasury and reports to the Commissioner of Internal Revenue. However, the National Taxpayer Advocate presents an independent taxpayer perspective that does not necessarily reflect the position of the IRS, the Treasury Department, or the Office of Management and Budget.