News Releases for June 2008

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Filing Extensions Changing for Some Business Taxpayers Later this Year

IR-2008-84, June 30, 2008 — Internal Revenue Service officials today announced a change in the extended due date on certain business returns to help individuals better meet their filing obligations.

IRS Electronic Advisory Committee Delivers Report to Congress 2008

IR-2008-83, June 27, 2008 — The Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee (ETAAC) recently presented its 2008 Annual Report to Congress.

IRS Increases Mileage Rates through Dec. 31, 2008

IR-2008-82, June 23, 2008 — The optional standard mileage rates for business, medical and moving expenses have increased by eight cents per mile for the rest of 2008, starting July 1, 2008.

Low-Income Housing Limits to Be Waived in Indiana and Iowa

IR-2008-81, June 19, 2008 — Waiver will help owners house storm and flooding victims.

IRS Launches Summer Push to Reach Retirees and Disabled Veterans Who Have Yet to File for Their Economic Stimulus Payments

IR-2008-80, June 19, 2008 — The Internal Revenue Service today announced a new summer campaign to reach those retirees and disabled veterans who qualify for the economic stimulus payment but have not filed to claim it.

IRS Reminds Taxpayers to Report Certain Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts by June 30

IR-2008-79, June 17, 2008 — U.S. persons with foreign accounts may be required to report those holdings to the U.S. Department of Treasury by June 30.

IRS Gives Storm Victims More Time to File and Pay; Taxpayers in Parts of 10 States Qualify

IR-2008-78, June 16, 2008 — Quarterly estimated tax payment deadline postponed for affected taxpayers.

IRS Adds Functions to Online Payment Agreement Application

IR-2008-77, June 6, 2008 — New features make it easier to pay taxes through an online payment agreement.

Interest Rates Drop for the Third Quarter of 2008

IR-2008-76, June 2, 2008 — For the quarter beginning July 1, 2008, the interest rates drops to five percent for non-corporate taxpayers.

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