News Releases for January 2009

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IR-2009-11, Jan. 30, 2009 ― Many investors will receive their year-end tax statements later than in past years, but these forms are likely to be more accurate, according to the IRS.

IR-2009-10, Jan. 30, 2009 — Taxpayers need to know amount of economic stimulus payment received last year.

IR-2009-9, Jan. 30, 2009 — Nearly 12,000 free tax preparation sites will be open nationwide this year.

IR-2009-8, Jan. 30, 2009 — The Internal Revenue Service and community partners nationwide today kicked off EITC Awareness Day to promote a tax credit that could be a critical financial lifeline to many Americans this year.

IR-2009-7, Jan. 21, 2009 — Individuals in Delaware, Illinois, New York, and Rhode Island will file their tax returns at different IRS centers this year.

IR-2009-6, Jan. 15, 2009 — The IRS will join national TV network Telemundo in an informative tax program aimed at Spanish-speaking taxpayers on Sunday, Jan. 25.

IR-2009-5, Jan. 14, 2009 — The Internal Revenue Service today announced the Jan. 16 opening of an expanded IRS e-file program for 2008 federal tax returns.

IR-2009-4, Jan. 13, 2009 – The IRS is offering a daily series of Tax Tips for the 2009 federal tax filing season that began this month.

IR-2009-3, Jan. 7, 2009 — National Taxpayer Advocate Nina E. Olson today released her annual report, urging Congress to greatly simplify the tax code and recommending measures to reduce the burden on taxpayers who are struggling to pay their tax bills.

IR-2009-2, Jan. 6, 2009 — The IRS begins the 2009 tax filing season with steps to help financially distressed taxpayers.

IR-2009-1, Jan. 5, 2009 — The IRS names four new members of the Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council (IRSAC).

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