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News Releases for August 2009

Summer 2009 Statistics of Income Bulletin Now Available
IR-2009-77, August 25, 2009 — The IRS announced availability of the summer 2009 issue of the Statistics of Income Bulletin, which features sole proprietorship data for tax year 2007.

IRS Features Recovery Tax Credits on YouTube, iTunes
IR-2009-76, Aug. 21, 2009 — The IRS now has channels on Youtube and Itunes featuring products to help taxpayers take full advantage of the 2009 tax provisions in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

IRS to Receive Unprecedented Amount of Information in UBS Agreement
IR-2009-75, Aug. 19, 2009 — Agency to receive substantially all of the accounts it was seeking.

IRS Seeks Comments from Government Agencies at Upcoming Public; Forum on Proposals to Advance Tax Preparer Performance Standards
IR-2009-74, Aug. 17, 2009 — The IRS announced the second in a series of public forums will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 2, in Washington, D.C., and feature a panel of federal and state officials.

Interest Rates Remain the Same for the Fourth Quarter of 2009
IR-2009-73, Aug. 14, 2009 — Interest rates for the calendar quarter beginning Oct. 1, 2009, will remain the same.

For Many Small Businesses, Fall Filing Deadline Looms for Special Refund Claims
IR-2009-72, Aug. 13, 2009 — Time is running out for many small businesses wishing to take advantage of the expanded business loss carryback option included in this year’s recovery law.

IRS Alerts Public to New Identity Theft Scams
IR-2009-71, August 4, 2009 — Summertime brings no relief from phony e-mails that claim to come from the IRS but which really come from scammers trying to steal the identity of the e-mail recipients.

IRS Seeks New Issues for the Industry Issue Resolution Program
IR-2009-70, Aug. 3, 2009 — The IRS is encouraging business taxpayers, associations and other interested parties to submit to the Industry Issue Resolution (IIR) Program tax issues for resolution that involve a controversy, dispute or an unnecessary burden on business taxpayers.

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