News Releases for December 2005


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IR-2005-149, Dec. 22, 2005— IRS officials today reminded taxpayers that they must obtain a charity’s written acknowledgment of their vehicle donation before they claim a deduction for the donation.

IR-2005-148, Dec. 22, 2005 — Lerner had been the director of the Exempt Organizations Rulings & Agreements Division.

IR-2005-147, Dec. 21, 2005 — The Bulletin contains an in-depth look at the 130.4 million individual income tax returns filed for tax year 2003.

IR-2005-146, Dec. 20, 2005 — The IRS today released draft Schedule M-3 and instructions for certain partnerships that file Form 1065.

IR-2005-145, Dec. 20, 2005 — IRS officials announced today that the IRS will not recognize certain deductions that taxpayers may be claiming relating to donated vehicles sold at auction.

IR-2005-144, Dec. 19, 2005 — Increases to affect a limited population of taxpayers and tax-exempt entities with technical or procedural issues.

IR-2005-143, Dec. 16, 2005— The IRS and the Treasury Department today extended for a year limited transition relief for certain property held by partnerships and other pass-thru entities that are subject to Section 470.

IR-2005-142, Dec. 16, 2006, Provides guidance to mutual funds about the affects on their tax preferred status of receiving income from commodity-index derivative contracts.

IR-2005-141, Dec. 13, 2005 — The Internal Revenue Service today released draft Schedules M-3 and instructions for corporations that file Forms 1120PC, 1120L and 1120S.

IR-2005-140, Dec. 8, 2005 — Seven percent remains the rate for most underpayments and overpayments for the first quarter of 2006.

IR-2005-139, Dec. 7, 2005 — Preparers may not disclose or use tax return information for purposes other than return preparation without the consent of the taxpayer.

IR-2005-138, Dec. 2, 2005 — The IRS has issued the optional standard mileage rates for 2006.

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