W&I SPEC LEP Initiatives. NALCAB Conference – Los Angeles September 24, 2009. LEP Initiatives. What is SPEC?. Stakeholder Partnerships, Education & Communication: SPEC is the outreach and education function of Internal Revenue Service’s Wage and Investment Division. SPEC’s Business Model.
NALCAB Conference – Los Angeles
September 24, 2009
What is SPEC?
Stakeholder Partnerships, Education & Communication:
Awareness and Education
Financial Education and Asset Building
Community- Based Coalitions
Limited-English Proficient (LEP) Hispanic Initiative:
The goal of this initiative is to provide information in Spanish to increase communication, education and services to the LEP community.
1. Align SPEC service content delivery and resources with LEP Hispanic taxpayer and partner needs.
2. Enhance relationships with existing community coalitions and establish new partnerships to support LEP programs.
3. Increase the effectiveness of communication with the LEP Hispanic population.
4. Improve and expand education and awareness activities to influence behavior regarding voluntary tax compliance.
LEP Hispanic Initiative Accomplishments:
SPEC Outreach and Education
Initial TeamMeeting Held