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News Releases for November 2005

Guidance Explains How Katrina Victims Can Access Their Retirement Savings
IR-2005-137, Nov. 30, 2005 — A new notice explains how victims of Hurricane Katrina who suffered an economic loss can access their retirement savings without a tax penalty.

IRS Warns of e-Mail Scam about Tax Refunds
IR-2005-136, Nov. 30, 2005 — Consumers, beware. A new Internet scam aimed at taxpayers is making the rounds.

Clarissa C. Potter Named Acting Senior Counsel to the Chief Counsel (Legislation)
IR-2005-135, Nov. 21, 2005 — New senior counsel will assist the chief counsel and the agency understand new legislation and provide guidance from the IRS.

Redesigned IRS.gov Improves Service to Taxpayers
IR-2005-134, Nov. 21, 2005 — The newly-enhanced IRS Web site is more user friendly and helpful than ever.

IRS Issues E-File Guidance for Corporations and Tax-Exempt Organizations
IR-2005-133, Nov. 10-2005 — Although almost all business and tax exempt organizations prepare their returns electronically, IRS issues guidance for those seeking waivers.

IRS Certifies Ford and Mercury Hybrid Vehicles for the Clean-Fuel Deduction
IR-2005-132, Nov. 7, 2005 — The 2006 Ford Escape Hybrid and Mercury Mariner Hybrid vehicles are eligible for the clean-burning fuel tax deduction.

Six-Month Automatic Extensions Available to Most Taxpayers in 2006
IR-2005-131, Nov. 4, 2005 — New regulations allow individuals and businesses to request automatic, six-month extensions for filing tax returns.

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News releases and fact sheets from November 2002 forward and an archive of news releases and fact sheets in PDF format back to 1997.

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