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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.

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