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News Releases for August 2010

IRS Seeks New Issues for the Industry Issue Resolution Program
IR-2010-93, August 27, 2010 — The IRSis encouraging business taxpayers, associations and other interested parties to submit to the Industry Issue Resolution (IIR) program.

Proposed Regulations Expand the Use of Electronic Payment System and Discontinue Paper Coupons Next Year
IR-2010-92, Aug. 19, 2010 — Consistent with a Financial Management Service initiative announced in April of this year, the IRS today issued proposed regulations to significantly increase the number of electronic transactions between taxpayers and the federal government.

IRS Announces New Return Preparer Application System and User Fee; IRS Also Releases Proposed Regulations to Amend Circular 230 Rules
IR-2010-91, Aug. 19, 2010 — The IRS announced a new online application system for compensated tax return preparers is expected to go live in mid-September.

Interest Rates Remain the Same For The Fourth Quarter Of 2010
IR-2010-90, Aug. 19, 2010 – The IRS announced that interest rates for the calendar quarter beginning Oct. 1, 2010, will remain the same.

IRS Removes Debt Indicator for 2011 Tax Filing Season
IR-2010-89, Aug. 5, 2010 — Debt indicator is used to facilitate refund anticipation loans.

IRS Realigns and Renames Large Business Division, Enhances Focus on International Tax Administration
IR-2010-88, August 4, 2010 — IRS officials announced today the realignment and renaming of the Large and Mid-Size Business (LMSB) division to Large Business and International (LB&I) division.

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