News Releases for June 2015

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IR-2015-93, June 25, 2015 — The ETAAC held its annual public meeting today and released its annual report to Congress. The report features recommendations on a wide range of electronic tax administration issues.

IR-2015-92, June 23, 2015 — The IRS today reminded everyone who has one or more bank or financial accounts located outside the United States, or signature authority over such accounts, that they may need to file an FBAR by next Tuesday, June 30.

IR-2015-91, June 19, 2015 — The IRS today released proposed regulations implementing a new federal law authorizing states to offer specially-designed, tax-favored ABLE accounts to people with disabilities who became disabled before age 26.

IR-2015-90, June 18, 2015 – The IRS today said nearly 44,000 tax return preparers participated in the Annual Filing Season Program in its first year.

IR-2015-89, June 16, 2015 — The IRS announced today that Jeffrey Tribiano, a top official at the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food and Nutrition Service and a commissioned officer in the Navy Reserve, has been named the next IRS Deputy Commissioner for Operations Support.

IR-2015-88, June 15, 2015  — Businesses and other entities can rely on empowerment zone designations being available through the end of 2014.

IR-2015-87, June 11, 2015 —The IRS joined today with representatives of tax preparation and software firms, payroll and tax financial product processors and state tax administrators to announce a sweeping new collaborative effort to combat identity theft refund fraud and protect the nation's taxpayers.

IR-2015-86, June 10, 2015 — The IRS today reminded all taxpayers with an FBAR filing requirement to report their foreign assets by the June 30 deadline. FBAR refers to Form 114, Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts.

IR-2015-85, June 4, 2015 — The IRS is launching three new online videos and expanding other online resources designed to help taxpayers, especially those living abroad, meet their U.S. tax obligations.

IR-2015-84, June 4, 2015  — Interest rates will remain the same for the calendar quarter beginning July 1, 2015, as they were in the prior quarter.

IR-2015-83, June 1, 2015 – Hurricane season starts today and the IRS advises individuals and businesses to safeguard their records against natural disasters by taking a few simple steps.

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