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IRS Names Seven New Members to ACT Advisory Panel; ACT will Submit Recommendations at June Meeting
IR-2015-82, May 27, 2015 WASHINGTON— The IRS today announced the appointment of seven new members of the Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities (ACT), which will present reports and recommendations to senior IRS executives at its next public meeting on June 17.

Businesses in U.S. Territories Must File Form 8300 with the IRS on Cash Transactions of $10,000 or More
IR-2015-81 May 22, 2015 — Businesses in U.S. possessions and territories must file Form 8300 with the IRS for cash transactions over $10,000.

IRS Marks National Military Appreciation Month; Free Tax Guide Focuses on Tax Benefits for Members of the Military
IR-2015-80, May 15, 2015 — May is National Military Appreciation Month, and the IRS wants members of the military and their families to know about the many tax benefits available to them.

Tax Pros Can Earn CPE Credits at the 2015 IRS Nationwide Tax Forums
IR-2015-79, May 5, 2015 — Tax pros can save money if they register early for the nationwide tax forums, where they can earn CPE credits.

Many Tax-Exempt Organizations Must File with IRS by May 15; Do Not Include Social Security Numbers or Personal Data
IR-2015-78, May 5, 2015 — The IRS reminds tax-exempt organizations that many have a filing deadline for Form 990-series information returns in mid-May. 

IRS Seeks Applicants for Volunteer Tax Assistance Program Grants
IR-2015-77, May 4, 2015 — IRS is accepting applications for TCE and VITA grant programs.

IRS Seeks Applications for the Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council
IR-2015-76, May 01, 2015 — The IRS is accepting applications for the Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council May 1 – June 26, 2015.

IRS Accepting Applications for Low Income Taxpayer Clinic Grants
IR-2015-75, May 1, 2015 —The IRS today announced the opening of the 2016 Low Income Taxpayer Clinic grant application process.

Special Penalty Relief Available for Late Returns Filed by June 2 for Certain Small Retirement Plans
IR-2015-74, May 1, 2015 — IRS reminds small businesses that have not timely filed required retirement plan returns that they have until Tuesday, June 2 to take advantage of a special penalty relief program.

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