News Releases for June 2014

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IR-2014-76, June 30, 2014 — Individual Taxpayer Identification Numbers (ITINs) will expire if not used on a federal income tax return for any year during a period of five consecutive years, the IRS announced. To give all interested parties time to adjust and allow the IRS to reprogram its systems, the IRS will not begin deactivating ITINs until 2016.

IR-2014-75, June 26, 2014 — The IRS announced that guidance will soon be issued outlining a new voluntary program designed to encourage education and filing season readiness for paid tax return preparers.

IR-2014-74, June 24, 2014 — The Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee (ETAAC) presented its 2014 Annual Report to Congress with recommendations on electronic tax administration.

IR-2014-73, June 18, 2014 — The IRS announced today major changes in its offshore voluntary compliance programs, providing new options to help both taxpayers residing overseas and those residing in the U.S.

IR-2014-72, June 10, 2014 ― The IRS announced the adoption of a "Taxpayer Bill of Rights" that will become a cornerstone document to provide the nation's taxpayers with a better understanding of their rights.

IR-2014-71, June 5, 2014 — With the start of hurricane season this week, the IRS encourages individuals and businesses to safeguard their records against natural disasters by taking a few simple steps.

IR-2014-70, June 2, 2014 — The interest rates for the quarter beginning July 1, 2014, remain the same as the prior quarter.

IR-2014-69, June 2, 2014 — The IRS today announced that the spring 2014 issue of the Statistics of Income Bulletin is now available. The Bulletin features information on high-income individual income tax returns filed for tax year 2011.

IR-2014-68, June 2, 2014 — Taxpayers abroad qualifying for an automatic two-month extension must file their 2013 federal income tax returns by Monday, June 16.

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