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News Releases for April 2011

IRS Office of Professional Responsibility Prevails on Appeal Against CPA
IR-2011-48, April 25, 2011 — IRS Office of Professional Responsibility prevailed in an agency appeal against a Florida certified public accountant, according to the published Decision on Appeal.

IRS Begins Enforcement of New Return Preparer Rules
IR-2011-47, April 25, 2011 — The IRS is taking steps to stop tax preparers with criminal tax convictions or permanent injunctions from preparing tax returns.

Taxpayers Set e-File Record as Tax Deadline Approaches; More than 100 Million e-Filed Returns So Far This Year
IR-2011-46, April 18, 2011 — Taxpayers have e-filed nearly one billion returns since 1990.

Avoid Common Mistakes When Filing Your Tax Return
IR-2011-45, April 14, 2011 — The IRS reminded taxpayers to review their tax returns for common errors that could result in delayed refunds.

IRS YouTube Videos Provide Information to Last-Minute Filers
IR-2011-44, April 13, 2011 –– IRS experts provide answers to many common and not-so-common questions. Also included are filing season statistics for the week ending April 8, 2012.

Can’t File on Time? Get an Extension until Oct. 17
IR-2011-43, April 12, 2011 — Extensions are available through Free File, software, paid preparers and on paper.

April 18 Deadline Approaching; Check IRS Payment Options
IR-2011-42, April 12, 2011 — The Internal Revenue Service today reminded taxpayers who have not yet filed their 2010 tax returns that individual returns and payments are due next Monday, April 18, 2011.

IRS Reminds Taxpayers to Use the IRS2Go App to Check Refunds; Downloads Top 250,000
IR-2011-41, April 12, 2011 — The IRS reminded taxpayers to use new mobile phone applications to check on refunds and get other information. To date, there have been more than 250,000 downloads of the IRS2Go app.

Winter 2011 Statistics of Income Bulletin Now Available
IR-2011-40, April 7, 2011 — The Internal Revenue Service announced the availability of the winter 2011 issue of the Statistics of Income Bulletin, which features preliminary data on individual income tax returns filed for 2009.

Don’t Fall Prey to the 2011 Dirty Dozen Tax Scams
IR-2011-39, April 7, 2011 –– Hidden offshore accounts, phishing and return preparer fraud.

Prepared Remarks of IRS Commissioner Doug Shulman at the National Press Club
IR-2011-38, April 6, 2011 — IRS Commissioner Shulman delivers prepared remarks titled “On the Horizon: A Vision for the Future of Our Tax System.”

IRS Announces Qualified Disaster Treatment for Japan
IR-2011-37, April 5, 2011 — IRS issues guidance on qualified disaster relief to victims of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan.

IRS Issues Guidance on Telecommunication Network Assets; Industry Issue Resolution Program Resolves Disputes
IR-2011-36, April 4, 2011 — The IRS announced that it has published guidance for taxpayers in the telecommunications industry with the aim of resolving disputes involving the capitalization and depreciation of network assets.

April 18 Filing Deadline Approaching; IRS Offers Tips to Taxpayers
IR 2011-35, April 4, 2011 — The IRS reminds taxpayers completing their returns before the April 18 deadline about tax changes and to use Free File to complete their tax returns. Filing season statistics for the weeks ending March 25 are included.

IRS Seeks Applications for Information Reporting Advisory Council
IR-2011-34, April 4, 2011 — The IRS requested nominations for the Information Reporting Program Advisory Committee (IRPAC).

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