(a)Before September 30, 2013, Internal Revenue Service senior executives who have program management responsibility over significant functions of the Internal Revenue Service may be paid a performance bonus without regard to the limitation in section
5384(b)(2) if the Secretary of the Treasury finds such award warranted based on the executive’s performance.
(b)In evaluating an executive’s performance for purposes of an award under this section, the Secretary of the Treasury shall take into account the executive’s contributions toward the successful accomplishment of goals and objectives established under the Government Performance and Results Act of 1993, subtitle III of title
40, Revenue Procedure 64–22 (as in effect on July 30, 1997), taxpayer service surveys, and other performance metrics or plans established in consultation with the Internal Revenue Service Oversight Board.
(c)Any award in excess of 20 percent of an executive’s rate of basic pay shall be approved by the Secretary of the Treasury.
5384(b)(3), the Secretary of the Treasury shall determine the aggregate amount of performance awards available to be paid during any fiscal year under this section and section
5384 to career senior executives in the Internal Revenue Service. Such amount may not exceed the maximum amount which would be allowable under paragraph (3) of section
5384(b) if such paragraph were applied by substituting “the Internal Revenue Service” for “an agency”. The Internal Revenue Service shall not be included in the determination under section 5384(b)(3) of the aggregate amount of performance awards payable to career senior executives in the Department of the Treasury other than the Internal Revenue Service.
5307, a performance bonus award may not be paid to an executive in a calendar year if, or to the extent that, the executive’s total annual compensation will exceed the maximum amount of total annual compensation payable at the rate determined under section
104 of title
The Government Performance and Results Act of 1993, referred to in subsec. (b), is Pub. L. 103–62, Aug. 3, 1993, 107 Stat. 285, which enacted section
306 of this title, sections
9704 of Title
31, Money and Finance, and sections
2805 of Title
39, Postal Service, amended section
1105 of Title
31, and enacted provisions set out as notes under sections
1115 of Title
31. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title of 1993 Amendment note set out under section
1101 of Title
31 and Tables.
2007—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 110–161substituted “Before July 23, 2013” for “For a period of 10 years after the date of enactment of this section”.
2003—Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 108–7substituted “Such amount may not exceed the maximum amount which would be allowable under paragraph (3) of section
5384(b) if such paragraph were applied by substituting ‘the Internal Revenue Service’ for ‘an agency’.” for “Such amount may not exceed an amount equal to 5 percent of the aggregate amount of basic pay paid to career senior executives in the Internal Revenue Service during the preceding fiscal year.”
2002—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 107–217substituted “subtitle III of title
40” for “division E of the Clinger-Cohen Act of 1996 (Public Law 104–106; 110 Stat. 679)”.
Effective Date of 2003 Amendment
Pub. L. 108–7, div. J, title VI, § 645(b),Feb. 20, 2003, 117 Stat. 474, provided that: “The amendment made by subsection (a) [amending this section] shall apply with respect to fiscal years beginning after September 30, 2002.”
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