News Releases for June 2006


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Temporary Change of Address for Certain Hand-Delivered Documents

IR-2006-103, June 29, 2006 — Because of the temporary closure of the main IRS Headquarters Building, there is a temporary change of address for the delivery of certain documents. (Superseded by IR-2006-124)

IRS Headquarters Building Remains Closed; Tax Operations Continue

IR-2006-102, June 29, 2006 — The IRS Headquarters Building at 1111 Constitution Ave. NW in Washington is likely to remain closed for at least 30 days due to flooding and electrical outages.

Imhoff Named Deputy Chief, Criminal Investigation

IR-2006–101, June 21, 2006 — The Internal Revenue Service appointed John Imhoff as the Deputy Chief, Criminal Investigation (CI).

Wagner Named Deputy Commissioner of the IRS Tax Exempt and Government Entities Division

IR 2006-100, June 21, 2006 — The Internal Revenue Service today announced the appointment of Christopher Wagner as Deputy Commissioner of the Tax Exempt and Government Entities (TE/GE) Division.

IRS Selects Ng as LMSB’s Deputy Commissioner, International

IR-2006–99, June 21, 2006 — The Internal Revenue Service selected Frank Y. Ng to fill the new position of Deputy Commissioner, Large and Mid-Size Business (International).

Several 2007 Ford and Mercury Vehicles Certified for the New Energy Tax Credit

IR-2006-98, June 21, 2006— An additional two Fords and a Mercury have recently been certified as qualifying for the Alternative Motor Vehicle Tax Credit.

IRS Issues Guidance to Hurricane Victims Claiming Casualty Losses; Safe Harbor Methods Available for Individuals

IR-2006-97, June 19, 2006 — Victims of Hurricanes Katrina, Rita and Wilma may claim casualty and theft losses on their individual income tax returns following guidance outlined in Rev. Proc. 2006-32.

IRS Provides Additional Time to File Individual Tax Returns In Areas Hardest Hit by Katrina

IR-2006-96, June 19, 2006 — Certain taxpayers from 31 Louisiana parishes, 49 Mississippi counties and 11 Alabama counties affected by Hurricane Katrina have until Oct. 16, 2006, to file 2004 and 2005 indivldual income tax returns.

IRS Plans Surveys to Improve Taxpayer Services

IR-2006-95, June 14, 2006 — The Internal Revenue Service will survey nearly 50,000 people this month to help the agency improve the way it provides taxpayer services.

IRS Commissioner Testifies before Senate Committee on Finance on Compliance Concerns Relative to Large and Mid-Size Businesses

IR-2006-94, June 13, 2006 — Written Testimony of Commissioner of Internal Revenue Mark Everson

IRS Office of Taxpayer Burden Reduction Partners with Public to Make Complying with Tax Laws Easier

IR-2006-93, June 8, 2006 — Taxpayers may submit their suggestions using Form 13285A.

IRS Updates Information for Special Enrollment Examination

IR-2006-92 , June 7, 2006 — IRS officials today announced further details of the Special Enrollment Examination in 2006.

Toyota and Lexus Sells Over 41,000 Hybrid Vehicles

IR-2006-91, June 7, 2006 — The IRS announced that purchasers of Toyota Motor Sales USA qualified vehicles may continue to claim the Alternative Motor Vehicle Credit.

Ford and Mercury Sell Over 6,100 Hybrid Vehicles

IR-2006-90, June 7, 2006 — The IRS announced that purchasers of Ford Motor Company qualified vehicles may continue to claim the Alternative Motor Vehicle Credit.

Interest Rates Rise for the Third Quarter of 2006

IR-2006-89, June 5, 2006 — The IRS today announced there will be an increase in the interest rates for the calendar quarter beginning July 1, 2006.

IRS Unveils Procedure Enabling Commercial Property Owners to Qualify for Energy Efficiency Deduction

IR-2006-88, June 2, 2006 — The IRS issues guidance on a commercial building tax deduction under the Energy Policy Act of 2005.

IRS Reminds Charities to Avoid Campaign Activities This Election Season

IR-2006-87, June 1, 2006 — 501(c)(3) organizations may not intervene in a political campaign on behalf of or opposed to any candidate for public office.

Seven Honda Vehicles Certified for New Energy Tax Credit

IR-2006-86, June 1, 2006 — Consumers can save money and energy by purchasing hybrid cars, including certain Hondas, that qualify for the alternative motor vehicle credit.

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