News Releases for July 2008

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IRS Releases Updated Drafts of Corporate and Partnership Tax Forms

IR-2008-92, July 30, 2008 — The Internal Revenue Service has released for public comment draft revisions to Form 1065, U.S. Return of Partnership Income, Form 1120, U.S.

IRS Sending Stimulus Payment Information to Retirees, Veterans

IR-2008-91, July 21, 2008 — The IRS reminded qualifying retirees and veterans that it is not too late to file for an economic stimulus payment and announced it will send a second set of information packets to 5.2 million people who may be eligible but who have not yet filed for their stimulus payment.

Commissioner Doug Shulman Discusses 10-Year Anniversary of the IRS Restructuring and Reform Act of 1998

IR-2008-90, July 18, 2008 — Prepared Remarks Before Tax Analysts Conference on the Restructuring and Reform Act of 1998.

Victims of Floods, Storms and Tornadoes In Six States Now Have Until Aug. 29 to File Certain Returns

IR-2008-89, July 14, 2008 — The IRS is postponing until Aug. 29 the time to file certain tax returns, to make certain tax payments and to perform time-sensitive acts for storm, flood, and tornado victims in presidential disaster areas in six states, mostly in the Midwest.

Scammers Use e-mail, Fax to Pose as IRS

IR-2008-88, July 10, 2008 — Summertime is scam time. Identity thieves are sending e-mails that claim to come from the IRS in an attempt to get personal and finanical information from you.

National Taxpayer Advocate Releases Report to Congress; Identifies Priority Challenges and Issues for Upcoming Year 2008

IR-2008-87, July 8, 2008 — National Taxpayer Advocate Nina E. Olson today delivered a report to Congress that identifies the priority issues the Office of the Taxpayer Advocate will address in the coming fiscal year.

IRS’s July Tax Talk Today: “Retirement Plan Pitfalls”

IR-2008-86, July 3, 2008 — The Internal Revenue Service’s Tax Talk Today program returns on Tuesday, July 8, 2008 at 2 p.m. with a Web cast on “Retirement Plan Pitfalls.”

IRS Seeking Applications for New VITA Grant

IR-2008-85, July 2, 2008 — Apply now for VITA matching funds. Available for the first time ever.

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