Monitor legislative and regulatory activity in the state and local tax area. Suggest areas for modifications to simplify and clarify state and local tax rules. Provide oversight to task forces created to address specific issues or improvements to tax law, regulatory rules and tax process relating to state and local taxation. Collaborate and work on joint projects with other organizations, such as the Multistate Tax Commission, Federation of Tax Administrators, Committee on State Taxation, Tax Executives Institute, National Tax Association, American Bar Association, and IRS Fed-State Relations Office, as appropriate. Act as a resource to assist the other committees, technical resource panels and task forces, as appropriate, on state and local tax matters.