News Releases for December 2006


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IR-2006-196, Dec. 28, 2006 – Beginning Jan. 1, 2007, the IRS will implement revised user fees for installment agreements.

IR-2006-195, Dec. 22, 2006 — Filing season to begin on time. IRS provides information regarding state and local sales tax deduction, higher education tuition and fees deduction and educator expense adjustment to income.

IR-2006-194, Dec. 22, 2006 — Certain Ford Escape and Mercury Mariner vehicles qualify.

IR-2006-193, Dec. 21, 2006 — The IRS is lifting a moratorium on determination letter applications for conversions from traditional defined benefit pension plans to so-called cash balance plans.

IR-2006-192, Dec. 14, 2006 — Changes include tax break for IRA owners and new guidelines for donations of goods or money.

IR-2006-191, Dec. 13, 2006 — The Fall Bulletin contains articles on business filings, partnerships, domestic private foundations, tax-exempt charities, bonds and foreign tax credits, as well as statistical data.

IR-2006-190, Dec. 12, 2006 — The IRS today announced there will be no change in the interest rates for the calendar quarter beginning Jan. 1, 2007.

IR-2006-189, December 7, 2006 — With the reopening of the IRS' headquarters building, the temporary procedures for submitting certain requests and submissions will no longer be in effect.

IR-2006-188, December 8, 2006– The IRS Headquarters Building reopened as the first wave of employees returns to the facility following extensive flooding in June.

IR-2006-187, Dec. 5, 2006 — The successful and innovative Free File program launches its fifth year in January with an agreement by private sector partners to remove ancillary offerings such as Refund Anticipation Loans (RALs) from the program.

IR-2006-186, Dec. 1, 2006 — Taxpayers who make charitable contributions through payroll deductions substantiate their deductions with a pay stub, W-2 or other document from the employer.

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