Department of the Treasury – Internal Revenue Service
Statement of Assurance Concerning Civil
Rights Compliance for Internal Revenue
Service SPEC Partnerships
Catalog Number 34842Q www.irs.gov
4. Within 30 days of any finding issued by a federal or state court or by a federal or
state administrative agency that the “Partner” has discriminated on the basis of
race, color, national origin (including limited English proficiency), disability, sex (in
education programs or activities), or age in the delivery of its services or benefits,
a copy of such finding shall be forwarded to the IRS Civil Rights Division at the
Operations Director, Civil Rights Division
Internal Revenue Service
1111 Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C. 20224
5. To inform the public that persons who believe they have been discriminated
against on the basis of race, color, national origin (including limited English
proficiency), disability, sex (in education programs or activities), or age, in the
distribution of services and benefits resulting from this federal financial assistance
program may file a complaint with the Director, Civil Rights Division, at the above
address. Civil Rights posters indicating the process for filing complaints of
discrimination for the public must be conspicuously displayed at all times at each
“Partner’s” location, as well as by its sub-recipients.
6. To forward to the Civil Rights Division for investigation, all complaints of
discrimination filed by the public against the “Partner” that is directly related to the
services and/or benefits provided by this IRS federal financial assistance program.
The partner and sub-recipients, its successors, transferees and assignees, upon the
breach or violation of this agreement, the IRS may, at its option: a) Terminate or refuse to
render or continue federal financial assistance for the aid of the property, facility, project,
service, or activity, b) Enforce this agreement by suit for specific performance or by any
other available remedy under the laws of the United States or the state in which the
breach or violation occurs.
Partners and sub-recipients receiving federal financial assistance shall be obligated to
comply with this assurance for a period not to exceed one year from the date signed.
Each subsequent receipt of federal financial assistance will require a new signed
The organizational official whose signature appears below is authorized to sign this
assurance and commit the “Partner” to the above provisions.
NAME AND TITLE OF AUTHORIZED ORGANIZATIONAL OFFICIAL
SIGNATURE OF AUTHORIZED ORGANIZATIONAL OFFICIAL DATE