News Releases for April 2010

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IR-2010-54, April 29, 2010 — The IRS is requesting nominations for the Information Reporting Program Advisory Committee (IRPAC).

IR-2010-53, April 27, 2010 — Extended coverage must be provided in plan years beginning on or after Sept. 23, 2010.

IR-2010-52, April 26, 2010 — Workers who lose their jobs during April and May may qualify for a 65-percent subsidy on their COBRA health insurance premiums.

IR-2010-51, April 20, 2010 — The IRS has awarded nearly $10 million in matching grants to Low Income Taxpayer Clinics (LITCs) for the 2010 grant cycle.

IR-2010-50, April 20, 2010 — The selection is announced of seven new members for the Information Reporting Program Advisory Committee (IRPAC).

IR-2010-49, April 20, 2010 — Seven new members selected for the Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council (IRSAC).

IR-2010-48, April 19, 2010 ― The IRS this week began mailing postcards to more than four million small businesses.

IR-2010-47, April 13, 2010 — Members of the military and certain civilians providing earthquake relief in Haiti have additional time to file their 2009 returns and pay any taxes due.

IR-2010-46, April 9, 2010 — Remember the Making Work Pay Credit and Schedule M, get your routing and account numbers right and make sure to e-file.

IR-2010-45, April 8, 2010 — The IRS today reminded taxpayers to pay all taxes due by the April 15 deadline to avoid interest and failure-to-pay penalties.

IR-2010-44, April 7, 2010 — As the April 15 tax deadline approaches, the IRS announced initial results of stepped-up effort involving enforcement and education to combat unscrupulous tax return preparers and protect the nation’s taxpayers.

IR-2010-43, April 7, 2010 — A new form will help employers claim the special payroll tax exemption that applies to many newly-hired workers during 2010, created by the Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment (HIRE) Act.

IR-2010-42, April 7, 2010 — Taxpayers who need extra time to file their federal returns this year can file the Form 4868 request for an automatic extension through IRS Free File. The extension gives you an additional six months, until Oct. 15, to file the tax return.

IR-2010-41, April 5, 2010 — Prepared remarks delivered on April 5, 2010, at the National Press Club by IRS Commissioner Doug Shulman.

IR-2010-40, April 2, 2010 — The IRS and the Treasury Department today announced that guidance will be developed and published under the IRS’s Industry Issue Resolution (IIR) program for several significant issues.

IR-2010-39, April 2, 2010 –– Check out the Recovery tax breaks, try Free File, choose direct deposit and more.

IR-2010-38, April 1, 2010 ― Small businesses and small tax-exempt organizations may now qualify for a tax credit for providing health insurance to their employees.

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