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EO Update February 26, 2009

Issue Number: 2009-3

Inside This Issue:

1. Information for Employers on New COBRA Medical Coverage Credit
2. EO Director Lois Lerner Briefs Press on Hospital Study
3. Political Organization Filing Site Unavailable March 22-26
4. Nationwide Tax Forums Registration Now Available
5. Register Now for Spring Workshops for Small and Mid-Sized Exempt Organizations



  1.  Information for Employers on New COBRA Medical Coverage Credit

New information is now available to help exempt organization employers, other than churches, claim credit for the COBRA medical premiums they pay for their former employees.



  2.  EO Director Lois Lerner Briefs Press on Hospital Study

Read EO Director Lois Lerner's remarks at a recent press briefing on the final report of the Exempt Organization Hospital Study. 


3.  Political Organization Filing Site Unavailable March 22-26

The Political Organization Filing and Disclosure Center Web site is to be upgraded and will be unavailable from March 22-26, 2009.  Political organizations that file Form 8872 on a monthly basis are reminded that they are required to file their February report by March 20.  If you are a monthly filer, take steps now to ensure your February report is timely filed.  


 4.  Nationwide Tax Forum Registration Now Available

Registration for this year's Nationwide Tax Forums - three days of seminars on tax law, compliance and ethics - is now open.


 5.  Register Now for Spring Workshops for Small and Mid-Sized Exempt Organizations

These introductory one-day workshops, designed for administrators or volunteers responsible for an organization's tax compliance, will be held in Los Angeles, CA (March 3, 4, and 5), Minneapolis, MN (April 28, 29, and 30), and Boston, MA (June 9, 10, and 11).

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