News Releases for April 2007


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IRS Seeks Nominations for Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council 1

IR-2007-93, April 27, 2007 — Applications will be accepted from May 1, 2007, through June 15, 2007, for a three-year membership term beginning January 2008.

IRS Gives Northeast Storms Victims Until April 26 to File Tax Returns

IR-2007-92, April 18, 2007 — Taxpayers affected by the major storm that hit the Northeastern United States April 16 now have until Thursday, April 26 to file their tax returns, the Internal Revenue Service said today.

Taxpayers, Tax Professionals with TurboTax Problems Have Until Midnight April 19 to e-file

IR-2007-91, April 18, 2007 — Potentially up to several hundred thousand last-minute tax filers were affected by the company's server problems, but those problems have now been resolved.

IRS Grants Six-Month Filing, Payment Extension Following Virginia Tech Shooting

IR-2007-90, April 17, 2007 — No filing and payment penalties will be due as long as returns are filed and payments made by Oct. 15.

IRS Gives April 16 Storm Victims Additional 48 Hours to File Income Tax Returns

IR-2007-89, April 16, 2007 — Northeast storm making it difficult, if not impossible, for some taxpayers to meet April 17 deadline.

IRS Offers Last Minute Reminders 1

IR-2007-88, April 16, 2007 — Need more time to file? To pay? Those who haven't yet filed or paid can file or pay electronically, request extensions and more.

Late Tax Scam Discovered; Free File Users Reminded to Use

IR-2007-87, April 13, 2007 — The Internal Revenue Service learned late Friday of a new tax scam on the Internet that lures taxpayers into filing tax information on a site masquerading as a member of the Free File Alliance. The IRS reminded taxpayers the only place to access the Free File program is through the official Web site.

Modernized e-File Allows Electronic Filing of Partnership Returns

IR-2007-86, April 13, 2007 — Form 1065 or 1065-B partnership returns or requests for extensions may be filed electronically using the new MeF platform.

IRS Offers Several Tax Payment Options

IR-2007-85, April 12, 2007 — Pay as much as you can by the due date of April 17 in order to minimize any additional interest and penalties on the balance due.

IRS Completes Taxpayer Assistance Blueprint

IR-2007-84, April 11, 2007 — Five-year plan includes specific recommendations for improving services for taxpayers and partners.

IRS E-File for Business Tops One Million Returns

IR-2007-83, April 11, 2007 — Corporate e-filed returns have increased by nearly 50 percent over this period last year.

IRS Urges Taxpayers to e-file Extension Requests By April 17 Filing Deadline

IR-2007-82, April 10, 2007 — The IRS urges taxpayers who need additional time to complete their tax return to submit their request for an automatic extension electronically by April 17.

IRS Offers Last-Minute Tips for Taxpayers

IR-2007-81, April 9, 2007 — With the April 17 tax filing deadline close at hand, the IRS offers some tips for those still working on their paper tax forms.

Trends Show Last-minute Tax Filers Using E-file More

IR-2007-80, April 6, 2007 — More and more taxpayers are abandoning paper in favor of electronic technology to file tax returns and pay taxes.

April 17 Tax Deadline Rapidly Approaching

IR-2007-79, April 4, 2007 — This year, Tuesday, April 17 is the deadline for filing federal tax returns and paying any taxes owed.

IRS Seeks Applicants for the Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee

IR-2007-78, April 3, 2007 — The Internal Revenue Service is seeking applicants for vacancies on the Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee (ETAAC) during the fall of 2007.

Tax Return Preparer Fraud 1

FS-2007-12, January 2007 — Taxpayers should use caution when engaging professional tax return preparers and learn the warning signs of potential fraud.

IRS Urges Taxpayers to Avoid Common Mistakes

IR-2007-77, April 3, 2007 — The Internal Revenue Service today urged taxpayers to review their tax returns for common errors that could delay the processing of their return and refund.

IRS Seeks Nominations for Information Reporting Program Advisory Committee 2007

IR-2007-76, April 3, 2007 — The Internal Revenue Service is requesting membership nominations for the Information Reporting Program Advisory Committee. The deadline for submitting applications is May 31, 2007.

IRS Warns of Phony e-Mails Claiming to Come from the IRS

IR-2007-75, April 2, 2007 — Don't let Internet scammers trick you into revealing private information they can use to steal your identity and your financial assets.

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