News Releases for April 2013

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IRS Releases Final Report on Tax Exempt Colleges and Universities Compliance Project

IR-2013-44, April 25, 2013 — The IRS today released its final report summarizing audit results from the IRS’ colleges and universities study, which began in 2008. This final report describes the agency’s multi-year project on a major segment of tax-exempt organizations.

IRS Announces Three-Month Filing, Payment Extension Following Boston Marathon Explosions

IR-2013-43, April 16, 2013 — The IRS today announced a three-month tax filing and payment extension to Boston area taxpayers and others affected by Monday’s explosions.

Penalty Relief Available to Some Storm Victims Unable To File On Time

IR-2013-42, April 15, 2013 — The IRS announced penalty relief to anyone unable to file on time due to severe storms in parts of the South and Midwest over the past few days.

Certified Public Accountant Disbarred for Multiple Circular 230 Violations

IR-2013-41, April 12, 2013 — The IRS announced that it obtained the disbarment of CPA Anthony A. Tiongson for charging unconscionable fees, giving irresponsible advice to clients and making false statements to federal and state authorities, among other things.

Last-Minute Filers: Avoid Common Errors 2013

IR-2013-40, April 11, 2013 — The IRS today reminded taxpayers to review their tax returns for common errors that could delay the processing of their returns.

Low Income Taxpayer Clinic Program Reports on Activities

IR-2013-39, April 8, 2013 — The IRS’s Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC) Program Office has issued its first report showing how LITCs provide pro bono legal services to help thousands of low income taxpayers nationwide resolve disputes with the IRS and learn about their taxpayer rights and responsibilities.

Can’t File By April 15? Use Free File to Get a Six-Month Extension 2013

IR-2013-38, April 8, 2013 — The IRS reminds taxpayers that tax-filing extensions are available to those who need more time to finish their returns and that taxpayers who are having trouble paying what they owe may qualify for payment plans and other relief.

IRS Seeks Applications for Information Reporting Advisory Council 2013

IR-2013-37, April 2, 2013 — The IRS is requesting nominations for membership to the Information Reporting Program Advisory Committee (IRPAC), a federal advisory panel that advises the IRS on various tax administration issues.

IRS Smartphone App IRS2Go Now Available in Spanish

IR-2013-36, April 2, 2013 — The IRS has released IRS2Go 3.0, an update to its free smartphone application that offers practical tax tools and information for the first time in either Spanish or English.

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