News Releases for June 2011

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IR-2011-71, June 29, 2011 — 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-2011-70, June 24, 2011 — IRS reminds everyone who has a bank or other financial account in a foreign country that they may be required to report it to the U.S. Department of the Treasury by June 30 each year.

IR-2011-69, June 23, 2011 — Starting July 1, the standard mileage rate for business miles driven is increased to 55.5 cents per mile.

IR-2011-68, June 15, 2011 — The Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee released its 2011 Annual Report to Congress.

IR-2011-67, June 14, 2011 — The IRS released the spring 2011 issue of the Statistics of Income Bulletin.

IR-2011-66, June 10, 2011 – Taxpayers abroad qualifying for an automatic two-month extension must file their 2010 federal income tax returns by Wednesday, June 15.

IR-2011-65, June 10, 2011 –– The IRS has awarded nearly $10 million in matching grants to Low Income Taxpayer Clinics (LITCs) for the 2011 grant cycle.

IR-2011-64, June 9, 2011 — IRS e-file has reached a major milestone as it passed the one billion mark for individual tax returns processed safely and securely since 1986.

IR-2011-63, June 8, 2011— The IRS announced that approximately 275,000 organizations have automatically lost their tax-exempt status because they did not file legally required annual reports for three consecutive years.

IR-2011-62, June 7, 2011 — Ten new members have been selected for the IRS Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities (ACT).

IR-2011-61, June 3, 2011 — The U.S. Treasury and IRS announced proposed changes to the new markets tax credit program to encourage more investment in non-real estate businesses.

IR-2011-60, June 1, 2011 — The IRS Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities will provide its latest recommendations to the IRS leadership at a June 15 public meeting.

IR-2011-59, June 1, 2011 — The 2011 hurricane season starts today, and the IRS encourages individuals and businesses to safeguard themselves against natural disasters by taking a few simple steps.

IR-2011-58, June 1, 2011 — The IRS announced the opening of the 2012 Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC) grant application process.

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