Taxpayer Advocacy Panel

New Tool Provides Businesses COVID-19 Tax Relief Information
in Only a Few Minutes

Let the Taxpayer Advocate service help you determine if you or your business may qualify for one or more of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) business tax relief options currently available.
By using the COVID-19 Business Tax Relief tool, anyone who runs a business and has employees, can:
  • Determine if they may qualify for available tax relief,
  • Learn what those tax relief options are, and
  • Get more information on what steps, if any, need to be taken to claim that relief.

Read Recent TAP News


TAP is a group of volunteers dedicated to helping the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) identify ways to improve customer service and satisfaction. TAP is a Federal Advisory committee established in 2002 under the authority of the U.S. Department of the Treasury.

The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel listens to taxpayers, identifies taxpayers' issues, and makes suggestions for improving IRS service and customer satisfaction.

Learn more about our work

By the Numbers



TAP recommendations submitted to the IRS since 2002


Outreach events completed in 2019



Taxpayer Roadmap 2019

Taxpayer Journey Roadmap

Advocate Releases EITC Special Report, Taxpayer Journey Roadmap

Former National Taxpayer Advocate Nina E. Olson today released a special report on the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), a call to action, with recommendations designed to increase the participation rate of eligible taxpayers and reduce overclaims by ineligible taxpayers. Also, for the first time ever, the Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) has mapped out the modern United States tax system.

More Information