News Releases for August 2013

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Treasury and IRS Announce That All Legal Same Sex Marriages Will Be Recognized For Federal Tax Purposes; Ruling Provides Certainty, Benefits and Protections Under Federal Tax Law for Same Sex Married Couples

IR-2013-72, Aug. 29, 2013 — Treasury and the IRS today ruled that same-sex couples, legally married in jurisdictions that recognize their marriages, will be treated as married for federal tax purposes.

John Dalrymple Named Deputy Commissioner for Services and Enforcement

IR-2013-71, Aug. 26, 2013 — The IRS today announced that former long-time IRS executive John M. Dalrymple is returning to the IRS to serve as Deputy Commissioner for Services and Enforcement.

Reminder: For Most Truckers, Highway Use Tax Return Due Sept. 3

IR-2013-70, Aug. 22, 2013 — The IRS reminded truckers and other owners of heavy highway vehicles that in most cases, their next federal highway use tax return is due on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013.

IRS Opens Online FATCA Registration System

IR-2013-69, Aug. 19, 2013 — The IRS announced the opening of a new online registration system for financial institutions that need to register with the IRS under the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA).

IRS Open Aug. 30 as Cost Cutting Continues; Will Reevaluate Need for Furlough Day in September

IR-2013-68, Aug. 13, 2013 — The IRS is postponing the furlough day scheduled for Friday, Aug. 30. As a result, IRS offices will be open as usual.

2011 Individual Income Tax Returns (Publication 1304) Now Available

IR-2013-67, Aug. 13, 2013 — The Statistics of Income—2011, Individual Income Tax Returns (Publication 1304), is now available.

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