News Releases for February 2005
IRS Announces the 2005 Dirty Dozen
IR-2005-19 — IRS lists the Dirty Dozen tax scams for 2005.
IRS Unveils Redesigned Employment Tax Return
IR-2005-18 –– The simplified Form 941 should help businesses, tax practitioners and payroll companies avoid common errors.
Settlement Offer Extended for Executive Stock Option Scheme
IR-2005-17 — IRS has identified 42 corporations, many more executives and unreported income of more than $700 million.
Certain Tax Returns Go to Different IRS Centers than Last Year
IR-2005-16 — Taxpayers are reminded to mail paper tax returns to the correct IRS processing center.
U.S. and New Zealand reach Mutual Agreement Regarding Treatment of Income Derived Through Certain Fiscally Transparent Entities
IR-2005-15 — The Competent Authorities of the United States and New Zealand have entered into a mutual agreement.
Honda Vehicles Certified for Clean-Fuel Vehicle Deduction
IR-2005-14 – The IRS has certified the model year 2005 Honda Insight, the Honda Civic Hybrid, and the Honda Accord Hybrid as being eligible for the clean-fuel vehicle deduction.
IRS Has $2 Billion for People Who Have Not Filed a 2001 Tax Return
IR-2005-13 — Half of the 1.7 million people who did not file and were due a refund would receive more than $484.
IRS Revises Form for Tax-Exempt Bonds
IR-2005-12– The IRS today released a revised form used by municipalities and other issuers of tax-exempt bonds to make arbitrage related payments.
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