News Releases for April 2011

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IR-2011-48, April 25, 2011 — IRS Office of Professional Responsibility prevailed in an agency appeal against a Florida certified public accountant, according to the published Decision on Appeal.

IR-2011-47, April 25, 2011 — The IRS is taking steps to stop tax preparers with criminal tax convictions or permanent injunctions from preparing tax returns.

IR-2011-46, April 18, 2011 — Taxpayers have e-filed nearly one billion returns since 1990.

IR-2011-45, April 14, 2011 — The IRS reminded taxpayers to review their tax returns for common errors that could result in delayed refunds.

IR-2011-44, April 13, 2011 — IRS experts provide answers to many common and not-so-common questions. Also included are filing season statistics for the week ending April 8, 2012.

IR-2011-43, April 12, 2011 — Extensions are available through Free File, software, paid preparers and on paper.

IR-2011-42, April 12, 2011 — The Internal Revenue Service today reminded taxpayers who have not yet filed their 2010 tax returns that individual returns and payments are due next Monday, April 18, 2011.

IR-2011-41, April 12, 2011 — The IRS reminded taxpayers to use new mobile phone applications to check on refunds and get other information. To date, there have been more than 250,000 downloads of the IRS2Go app.

IR-2011-40, April 7, 2011 — The Internal Revenue Service announced the availability of the winter 2011 issue of the Statistics of Income Bulletin, which features preliminary data on individual income tax returns filed for 2009.

IR-2011-39, April 7, 2011 –– Hidden offshore accounts, phishing and return preparer fraud.

IR-2011-38, April 6, 2011 — IRS Commissioner Shulman delivers prepared remarks titled “On the Horizon: A Vision for the Future of Our Tax System.”

IR-2011-37, April 5, 2011 — IRS issues guidance on qualified disaster relief to victims of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan.

IR-2011-36, April 4, 2011 — The IRS announced that it has published guidance for taxpayers in the telecommunications industry with the aim of resolving disputes involving the capitalization and depreciation of network assets.

IR 2011-35, April 4, 2011 — The IRS reminds taxpayers completing their returns before the April 18 deadline about tax changes and to use Free File to complete their tax returns. Filing season statistics for the weeks ending March 25 are included.

IR-2011-34, April 4, 2011 — The IRS requested nominations for the Information Reporting Program Advisory Committee (IRPAC).

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