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IRS, National Tax Groups Offer Help Selecting a Tax Preparer; Tips, New Web Page Unveiled
IR-2014-116, Dec. 18, 2014 — The IRS joined with national tax organizations to provide people with new options to get information and tips on selecting tax professionals and avoiding unscrupulous preparers.

Post-Appeals Mediation For Offers in Compromise Available Nationwide
IR-2014-115, Dec. 12, 2014 — The IRS released a revenue procedure providing rules for the nationwide rollout of post-Appeals mediation for Offer in Compromise and Trust Fund Recovery Penalty cases.

New Standard Mileage Rates Now Available; Business Rate to Rise in 2015
IR-2014-114, Dec. 10, 2014 — The IRS today issued the 2015 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical or moving purposes.

Deadline Nears for Return Preparers to Qualify for New IRS Program
IR-2014-113, Dec. 9, 2014 — The IRS has begun issuing Records of Completion to tax return preparers who have met the requirements of a new voluntary program designed to help taxpayers determine return preparer qualifications in 2015.

Most Retirees Need to Take Required Retirement Plan Distributions by Dec. 31
IR-2014-112, Dec. 8, 2014 — The IRS reminded taxpayers born before July 1, 1944, that they generally must receive payments from their individual retirement arrangements and workplace retirement plans by Dec. 31.

Interest Rates Remain the Same for the First Quarter of 2015
IR-2014-111, Dec. 4, 2014 – The IRS today announced that interest rates will remain the same for the calendar quarter beginning Jan. 1, 2015.

Tips from IRS for Year-End Gifts to Charity
IR-2014-110, Nov. 25, 2014 ― The IRS today reminded individuals and businesses making year-end gifts to charity that several important tax law provisions have taken effect in recent years.

The Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council (IRSAC) Releases 2014 Annual Report
IR-2014-109, Nov. 19, 2014 — The IRS Advisory Council held its annual public meeting today and released its annual report, which includes recommendations on a wide range of tax administration issues.

IRS Announces New Members for ETAAC
IR-2014-108, Nov. 17, 2014 — The IRS today announced the selection of three new members and a chairman to the Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee.

IRS Clarifies Application of One-Per-Year Limit on IRA Rollovers, Allows Owners of Multiple IRAs a Fresh Start in 2015
IR-2014-107, Nov. 10, 2014 — IRS provides guidance on one-per-year rollover limit to owners of multiple IRAs.

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