|Submitted||March 16, 2018|
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To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:
Any and all records related to the decision to "close" the Internal Revenue Service's closure of the Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP). This is including, but not limited to all communications and other public record requests on the subject.
The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.
In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.
Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.
Kat Bocanegra Speed
Your Freedom of Information Act Request has been referred to me for processing. I need to get additional information from you before I can begin processing your request. You are seeking documents related to the decision to close the Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP). There are several iterations of the OVDP; 2009, 2011, 2012 and 2014. I need to know which program(s) you are seeking records for. Also, please let me know the period of time you would like us to search. For example, please provide a start and ending date. You may call me at the phone number below. I'm usually available from 8:00 AM to 4:30, Pacific Time. Thanks.
Tax Law Specialist
Disclosure Office 10
Oakland Post of Duty
(510) 907-5337 Phone
(510) 907-5686 Fax
If you're an IRS employee with a disclosure question, you may find your answer on our website: https://portal.ds.irsnet.gov/sites/vl003/lists/dbasicscontacts/landingview.aspx. If you need further assistance, please call the Disclosure Help Desk at: 866-591-0860, or send an email to: *Disclosure@irs.gov<mailto:*Disclosure@irs.gov>
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