IR-2006-71, April 28, 2006 — The IRS today released updated draft instructions for Schedules M-3 for the 2006 tax year and an updated draft of the new Form 8916.
IR-2006-70, April 27, 2006 — Thirty-three states and Puerto Rico have signed agreements with the IRS to share Bank Secrecy Act information on money services businesses.
IR-2006-69, April 26, 2006 — The eight new members of the Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities, who will assume their duties in June, join 13 returning members.
IR-2006-68, April 25, 2006 — 70 million returns are e-filed, almost 20 million from home computers. [Filing Season Statistics for week ending April 21,2006, attached.]
IR-2006-67, April 25, 2006 — The Toyota Camry Hybrid and Lexus GS 450h Model Year 2007 vehicles qualify for the hybrid tax credit enacted by the Energy Policy Act of 2005.
IR-2006-66, April 19, 2006 — More people used the IRS web site on April 17 than on any other single day since the site became available in 1995.
IR-2006-65, April 17, 2006 — Petronchak will assist the Commissioner in overseeing IRS operations and planning the direction of IRS programs.
IR-2006-64, Apr. 14, 2006 — Electronic filing of federal tax returns has increased by 15 percent this year, compared to the same period last year. The greatest growth in e-filing is among home computer users.
IR-2006-63, April 14, 2006 — The IRS Chief Counsel has appointed Steven Musher as Associate Chief Counsel, International, and Christopher Sterner as Division Counsel (Large and Mid-Size Business).
IR-2006-62, April 14, 2006 — The National Taxpayer Advocate, Nina E. Olson, announced that the Internal Revenue Service has awarded $8 million in matching grants to Low Income Taxpayer Clinics (LITCs).
IR-2006-61, April 13, 2006 — IRS officials today announced changes to the Special Enrollment Examination in 2006. A private firm has been selected to develop and administer a computer-based version of the exam.
IR-2006-60, April 12, 2006 — The IRS expects millions to request extensions of time to file, about 20 percent will request the extra time through e-file. (Includes filing season statistics for the week ending April 7, 2007.)
IR-2006-59, April 11, 2006 — Ingram will oversee the operations of an administrative forum for taxpayers contesting an IRS compliance action.
IR-2006-58, April 10, 2006 — The IRS reminds individual taxpayers that they can request an automatic six-month filing extension.
IR-2006-57, April 7, 2006 — IRS provides tax credit amount for certain hybrid vehicles.
IR-2006-56, April 7, 2006 — IRS announces tax credit amounts for certain hybrid vehicles.
IR-2006-55, April 7, 2006 — The Winter 2005-2006 SOI Bulletin highlights preliminary data from 2004 tax returns and articles on tax exempt organizations, domestic corporations and wealth.
IR-2006-54, April 6, 2006 — The Internal Revenue Service invites applicants to fill six vacancies on the Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee (ETAAC) beginning in September 2006.
IR-2006-53, April 6, 2006 — More than 67 percent of all individual income tax returns this year have come in to the IRS through its e-file program.
IR-2006-52, April 5, 2006 — More taxpayers than ever are checking their refund status on-line using the IRS's "Where's My Refund" interactive feature.
IR-2006-51, April 5, 2006 —The Internal Revenue Service today released updated drafts of Schedules M-3 for the 2006 tax year and a new Form 8916 that will be filed by certain insurance-related corporations.
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