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Senior Stakeholder Liaison

Stakeholder Liaison

IRS Communications & Liaison Division



 Mr. Furlong is a Senior Stakeholder Liaison in the Stakeholder Liaison office of the Internal Revenue Service Communications & Liaison Division. Stakeholder Liaison serves as the primary IRS liaison office to tax practitioner organizations throughout the country.


Mr. Furlong coordinates the annual IRS Eastern Pennsylvania “Working Together” Conference. “Working Together” is a joint effort of public and private tax professionals to enhance the level of communication, education, and trust between these organizations and individuals. Mr. Furlong is also a member of the PA IRS/Practitioner Liaison Council which provides a structured forum for Pennsylvania accounting and tax professional organizations to meet periodically with IRS managers and employees to discuss current IRS program issues.

 Each year, Mr. Furlong represents IRS at practitioner face-to-face seminars and online webinars where he discusses IRS policies and procedures, tax law updates, and emerging areas of tax administration. In 2018 he served on a detail assignment to the IRS C& L Technical Communications Branch where he assisted with the development and implementation of the IRS communications and outreach strategy for various provisions of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA). In 2020 he will be representing Stakeholder Liaison on the IRS Taxpayer First Act Communications & Outreach Team.

Mr. Furlong is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School with a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics.

IRS Presentation Feb 12 Chapter Meeting.pptx

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