News Releases for April 2012

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IR-2012-49, April 30, 2012 — The Internal Revenue Service is accepting applications for the TCE and VITA grant programs.

IR-2012-48, April 16, 2012 — The IRS reminds taxpayers to review their tax returns for common errors that could delay the processing of their returns.

IR-2012-47, April 13, 2012 — Extension requests and tax payments are due by April 17, 2012. For people unable to pay in full by that date, payment agreements and other relief are usually available and can even be requested online.

IR-2012-46, April 11, 2012 — Parents and students are reminded to check out several college-related tax benefits before filing their 2011 returns.

IR-2012-45, April 10, 2012 — Anyone unable to meet the tax deadline can get an automatic six-month tax-filing extension online through the Free File link on

IR-2012-44, April 6, 2012 — Nominations for the ETAAC are due by May 24.

IR-2012-43, April 6, 2012 — As the final stretch of the 2012 tax filing season unfolds, taxpayers are reminded that they can follow the IRS on Twitter.

IR-2012-42, April 5, 2012 ― Prepared Remarks of Commissioner of Internal Revenue Douglas H. Shulman before the National Press Club.

IR-2012-41, April 4, 2012 — IRS videos provide a variety of information to taxpayers and can help with last-minute questions about return filing, tax payments and refunds.

IR-2012-40, April 3, 2012 — The IRS reminded taxpayers that quick and easy solutions are available if they can’t file their returns or pay their taxes on time, and they can even request relief online.

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