News Releases for December 2010

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IR-2010-129, Dec. 29, 2010 — The Internal Revenue Service today announced the 2011 inflation adjustments to the excise taxes on air transportation.

IR-2010-128, Dec. 23, 2010 — FSA and HRA participants can continue using debit cards to buy prescribed over-the-counter medicines, if requirements are met.

IR-2010-127, Dec. 23, 2010 — Inflation adjustments to tax benefits and tax brackets affected by recent legislation have been released by the IRS.

IR-2010-126, Dec. 23, 2010 — Tax season will start on time for most people, but some taxpayers will have to wait until February to file their individual tax returns.

IR-2010-125, Dec. 17, 2010 — The fall 2010 issue of the Statistics of Income Bulletin is now available.

IR-2010-124, Dec. 17, 2010 ― The IRS has released new income-tax withholding tables with instructions to help employers implement the 2011 cut in payroll taxes.

IR-2010-123, Dec. 14, 2010 — The IRS encourages paid tax return preparers to register now for their new or renewed Preparer Tax Identification Numbers.

IR-2010-122, Dec. 9, 2010 — IRS Commissioner Shulman delivers prepared remarks to the 23rd Annual Institute on Current Issues in International Taxation in Washington, DC.

IR-2010-121, Dec. 7, 2010 — The IRS released proposed regulations that would reduce fees related to application and renewal for enrolled agents and enrolled retirement plan agents.

IR-2010-120, Dec 7, 2010 — Quartery interest rates for the quarter begining January 1, 2011.

IR-2010-119, Dec. 3, 2010 — Driving for business? In 2011, you may be able to claim 51 cents per mile according to IRS guidance issued today.

IR-2010-118, Dec. 2, 2010 — The IRS started sending out more than 10,000 letters to return preparers to remind them of their obligation to prepare accurate tax returns.

IR-2010-117, Dec. 2, 2010 — The IRS releases final guidance and a one-page form and instructions for small employers eligible to claim the new small business health care tax credit for the 2010 tax year.

IR-2010-116, Dec. 1, 2010 — The IRS details how paid tax return preparers can comply with a new law that requires them to electronically file certain tax returns.

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