The Internal Revenue Service’s tax-exempt bond office will start including questions about post-issuance compliance procedures and implementation in information document requests, an official said here on Thursday at the Government Finance Officers Association winter meeting.

“We’ve always from the beginning talked about the importance of post-issuance compliance,” Steve Chamberlin, acting director of the TEB office, told GFOA’s debt committee. “On the theory the presence of procedures is helpful in determining the likelihood of the risk of noncompliance. You will start to see questions that ask what active steps are being used.”

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