News Releases for July 2010

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IR-2010-87, July 26, 2010 — Small nonprofit organizations at risk of losing their tax-exempt status because they failed to file required returns for 2007, 2008 and 2009 can preserve their status by filing returns by Oct. 15, 2010.

IR-2010-86, July 22, 2010 — The IRS released proposed regulations that would establish a fee for individuals who apply for a preparer tax identification number (PTIN).

IR-2010-85, July 14, 2010 — Taxpayer Assistance Centers in seven cities will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Central Time on Saturday.

IR-2010-84, July 9, 2010 — Gulf spill victims can contact the IRS at 866-562-5227 weekdays from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. local time.

IR-2010-83, July 7, 2010 — National Taxpayer Advocate Nina E. Olson released a report to Congress that identifies the priority issues the Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) will address during the coming fiscal year.

IR-2010-82, July 6, 2010 — The Office of Professional Responsibility (OPR) has prevailed in an agency appeal involving issues which include the due diligence responsibilities of a CPA under the Rules of Practice before the IRS (Circular 230).

IR-2010-81, July 6, 2010 — The IRS announced the availability of a new job search tool on YouTube dedicated to helping job seekers learn about employment opportunities at the IRS.

IR-2010-80, July 2, 2010 — Eligible taxpayers who contracted to buy a home, qualifying for the first-time homebuyer credit, before the end of April now have until Sept. 30, 2010 to close the deal, according to the IRS.

IR-2010-79, July 1, 2010 — The IRS today invited comment on how to most effectively carry out a law change that, starting in 2012, will require businesses to report a wider range of payments to contractors, vendors and others, usually on Form 1099.

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