News Releases for June 2003


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IRS Urges Post April 15 Filers with Extensions to E-File

IR-2003-83 — The Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers who have filing extensions that they can e-file their tax returns until October 15.

IRS Names Beanna Whitlock Director of National Public Liaison

IR-2003-82 — Tax professional to assume post as NPL director on June 30.

IRS Reminds Some Businesses of Retirement Plan Deadline

IR-2003-81 — Small and mid-size businesses need to update retirement plans by September 30.

IRS Issues Spring 2003 Statistics of Income Bulletin

IR-2003-80 — The Internal Revenue Service today announced the release of the Spring 2003 issue of the Statistics of Income Bulletin.

New Tax Scam Targets Potential Recipients of Advance Child Tax Credit

IR-2003-79 — Consumer alert about isolated instances of a new telephone scheme that promises faster payment of the credit.

IRS Announces Steps to Improve EITC Administration, Seeks Public Comment

IR-2003-78 — Steps taken to improve service and reduce erroneous claims for EITC by ineligible taxpayers.

IRS Web Site Offers Identification Numbers for Businesses

IR-2003-77 — Submit Form SS-4 online and get your EIN in return.

Lower Estimated Tax Payments May Start Next Week

IR-2003-76 — Self-employed persons, investors and others can start benefiting from new tax law changes when making their June 16 estimated tax payments.

No Change in Interest Rates for the Third Quarter of 2003

IR-2003-75 — No change in the rates paid on overpayments or underpayments.

IRS Helps Small Business Retirement Plans Stay Compliant

IR-2003-74 — Streamlined voluntary correction programs help protect retirement benefits for plan participants.

IRS Announces New Tax Exempt Bond Pilot Program to Mediate and Speed Up Resolution Disputes

IR-2003-73 — Program will provide significant benefits both to issuers and the IRS.

IRS Issues “Fast Track” Guidance to Help Taxpayers

IR-2003-72 — Programs allow taxpayers and the IRS to reach agreement on tax disputes more quickly.

DeNard Named Director of Financial Services

IR-2003-71 — This Large and Mid-Size Business Division unit, headquartered in Manhattan, serve about 47,000 corporate taxpayers.

Petrella Named Director of Heavy Manufacturing and Transportation

IR-2003-70 — This Large and Mid-Size Business Division unit, headquartered in Iselin, NJ, serves 52,840 taxpayers.

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