Expanded 120-Day Time Window Applies to Disclosure Authorizations; IRS Requests Comments on Rule Change IR-2009-122, Dec. 31, 2009 — A new rule has expanded to 120 days the time period during which the Internal Revenue Service may share a taxpayer’s tax-return information with third parties, based on a taxpayer’s written disclosure authorization. IRS Issues Proposed Regulations Adjusting Use of Some Taxpayer Information IR-2009-121, Dec. 30, 2009 — IRS invites public comment on proposed regulations. IRS Announces 2010 Air Transportation Tax Rates IR-2009-120, Dec. 23, 2009 — The IRS announced the 2010 inflation adjustments to the excise taxes on air transportation. IRS Reminds Car Shoppers about 2009 Tax Break IR-2009-119, Dec. 17, 2009 — Taxpayers have until Dec. 31 to take advantage of a tax break for new motor vehicle purchases. IRS Issues Proposed Regulations on New Basis Reporting Requirement IR-2009-118, Dec. 16, 2009 — IRS solicits comments regarding new basis reporting requirements. Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Members Selected 2009 IR-2009-117, Dec. 11, 2009 — The Treasury Department and the IRS announced 30 new members to serve on the nationwide Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (TAP). Prepared Remarks of Commissioner Douglas Shulman before the 22nd Annual George Washington University International Tax Conference IR-2006-116, Dec. 10, 2009 ─ Prepared Remarks of Commissioner Douglas Shulman before the 22nd Annual George Washington University International Tax Conference. IRS Appoints Marcuss Director of Research, Analysis and Statistics IR-2009-115, Dec. 10, 2009 — Appointee previously worked for Bureau of Economic Analysis and Congressional Budget Office. IRS Offers Tips for Year-End Donations 2009 IR-2009-114, Dec. 8, 2009 — Individuals and businesses making contributions to charity should keep in mind several important tax law provisions that have taken effect in recent years. Victor Song Named Chief, IRS Criminal Investigation IR-2009-113, Dec. 7, 2009 — The Internal Revenue Service today announced that Victor Song will become the new chief for IRS Criminal Investigation, replacing Eileen Mayer who is retiring in January. New Tax Guide Features Recovery Tax Breaks; Helps People Save on their 2009 Taxes IR-2009-112, Dec. 4, 2009 — Taxpayers can get the most out of new recovery tax breaks and get a jump on preparing their 2009 federal income tax returns by consulting a newly revised comprehensive tax guide now available on IRS.gov. IRS Announces 2010 Standard Mileage Rates IR-2009-111, Dec. 3, 2009 — For 2010, the standard mileage rate for those deducting the miles they drive for business is 50 cents per mile. IRS Extends Food Industry Tip Reporting Program IR-2009-110, Dec. 1, 2009 — The IRS extended for an additional two years its program that simplifies the recordkeeping burden for reporting tip income in the food and beverage industry. News Release and Fact Sheet Archive Find an archive of news releases and fact sheets from November 2002 and news releases and a listing of fact sheets from 1997.