May 13, 2016
CONTACTS: Tim Zink, 410-962-4436/Marty Welch 202-224-4524
Cardin, National Taxpayer Advocate Hold Public Forum in Baltimore on Taxpayer Service Needs
Panel will bring together small businesses, local taxpayers and key IRS staff to trade ideas on ways to make it easier to comply with tax code
Friday, May 13 at 10:30 AM, U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.) and National Taxpayer Advocate Nina E. Olson will hold a public forum in Baltimore to discuss what taxpayers want and need from the Internal Revenue Service to comply with their tax obligations. The forum will feature a panel of representatives from the small business and local taxpayer communities, and will allow attendees the opportunity to share their perspectives on the extent to which they will continue to need telephone and in-person assistance, along with online support tools, into the future.
WHAT:                      Public Forum with IRS National Taxpayer Advocate
            WHO:                        U.S. Senator Ben Cardin
                                                Nina E. Olson, National Taxpayer Advocate, IRS
Angela Armstrong, Administrator and Founder, Animal Emergency Hospital
Elizabeth Atkinson, Attorney, LeClairRyan, PC
Adam Crandell, Attorney
Robin McKinney, Director/Co-founder, Maryland CASH Campaign
Beverly Winstead, Director, UMD Carey School of Law Low Income Taxpayer Clinic               
WHEN:                      Friday, May 13 at 10:30 AM
WHERE:                    Francis King Carey School of Law, University of Maryland, Moot Courtroom (Room 160), 500 W. Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21201
HOW:                        MEDIA are requested to RSVP to Tim Zink