News Releases for May 2008
IRS Announces Public Meeting of ACT, Names New Members
IR-2008-75, May 29, 2008 – The Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities (ACT) will hold a public meeting next month to present to the IRS recommendations on ways to improve operations regarding employee retirement plans, tax-exempt organizations, tax-exempt bonds and federal, state, local and Indian tribal governments.
IRS Accepting Applications for Low Income Taxpayer Clinic Grants
IR-2008-74, May 28, 2008 — National Taxpayer Advocate Nina E. Olson announced today that the 2009 Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC) grant application process is now open.
IRS e-file Up Sharply in 2008
IR-2008-73, May 28, 2008 — The IRS' e-file program set another record in the just-finished 2008 filing season, while Web page visits to IRS.gov also reached new highs in part due to interest in economic stimulus payments.
IRS Issues Spring 2008 Statistics of Income Bulletin
IR-2008-72, May 23, 2008 –– The IRS releases the spring 2008 issue of the Statistics of Income Bulletin, featuring data from the 138.4 million individual tax returns filed for tax year 2006.
IRS Reminds Small Tax-Exempt Organizations of the First Filing Date for the e-Postcard Electronic Notice
IR-2008-71, May 13, 2008 –– The IRS reminds small tax-exempt organizations to file an e-Postcard by May 15.
Remarks of IRS Commissioner Douglas Shulman before the American Bar Association
Commissioner's remarks before a meeting of the ABA on May 9, 2008.
IRS Has Answers to Questions People Are Asking About Economic Stimulus Payments; IRS Urges People to Visit IRS.gov
IR-2008-70, May 7, 2008 — As millions of Americans begin receiving their economic stimulus payments, the IRS released a list of the most-frequently-asked questions –– and answers –– that people now are asking.
IRS Seeks New Members of Advisory Council
IR-2008-69, May 1, 2008 –– The IRS is looking for applicants for the Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council.
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