News Releases for December 2013

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IR-2013-102, Dec. 23, 2013 — Taxpayers can get the most out of various tax benefits and get a jump on preparing their 2013 federal income tax returns by consulting a newly revised comprehensive tax guide now available on

IR-2013-101, Dec. 23, 2013 — The IRS reminded tax return preparers to renew their PTINs if they plan to prepare returns in 2014. Current PTINs expire Dec. 31, 2013.

IR-2013-100, Dec. 18, 2013 — The IRS today announced plans to open the 2014 filing season on Jan. 31 and encouraged taxpayers to use e-file or Free File as the fastest way to receive refunds.

IR-2013-99, Dec. 17, 2013 — The IRS today announced the selection of three new members and a chairperson to the Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee.

IR-2013-98, Dec. 16, 2013 — Individuals and businesses making contributions to charity should keep in mind several important tax law provisions that have taken effect in recent years.

IR-2013-97, Dec. 11, 2013  — The Information Reporting Program Advisory Committee today released its annual report for 2013, including numerous recommendations to the Commissioner of Internal Revenue on new and existing issues in tax administration.

IR-2013-96, Dec. 9, 2013 ― Interest rates remain unchanged for the first quarter of 2014.

IR-2013-95, Dec. 6, 2013 — The Internal Revenue Service today issued the 2014 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical or moving purposes.

IR-2013-94, Dec. 4, 2013 — Record 122 million e-file in 2013.

IR-2013-93, Dec. 4, 2013 — Low- and moderate-income workers can take steps now to save for retirement and earn a special tax credit.

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