IRS Warns Taxpayers to Beware of First-Time Homebuyer Credit Fraud IR-2009-69, July 29, 2009 — Preparer pleads guilty to falsely claiming credit on client's return. IRS Seeks Public Comment for Proposals to Boost Tax Preparer Performance Standards IR-2009-68, July 24, 2009 — The IRS is inviting the public to contribute ideas as part of an effort to ensure high performance standards for all tax preparers. IRS Reminds Taxpayers to Take Advantage of Recovery Act Benefits IR-2009-67, July 20, 2009 — The IRS reminds taxpayers to take advantage of the numerous tax breaks in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). Tax Preparer Review; Public Forums to Gather Input this Summer IR-2009-66, July 14, 2009 — The IRS announced public forums for individuals and constituent groups to comment on development of tax preparer performance standards. July Tax Talk Today Highlights OPR’s Balanced Approach IR-2009-65, July 8, 2009 — The Internal Revenue Service’s Tax Talk Today will discuss “OPR: A Balanced Approach,” featuring the agency’s Office of Professional Responsibility, its oversight role and its approaches to its mission. The Web-based show will be held July 14 at 2 p.m. Summertime Tax Tips Available on IRS.gov and Via E-Mail IR-2009-64, July 6, 2009 — The IRS is publishing summertime tax tips to provide useful and concise advice on topics that affect taxpayers. News Release and Fact Sheet Archive Find an archive of news releases and fact sheets from November 2002 and news releases and a listing of fact sheets from 1997.