IR-2005-40 — Bulletin includes an article on preliminary data from individual income tax returns for 2003.
IR-2005-39 — IRS e-file, direct deposits, and e-payments are ahead of the totals for this time last year. The Weekly Filing Season Statistics are attached.
IR-2005-38 — Findings show the nation’s annual tax gap increased slightly to between $312 billion and $353 billion.
IR-2005-37 — Abusive transaction aggressively marketed to wealthy individuals. Settlement required taxpayers to concede 100 percent of claimed tax losses.
IR-2005-36 — More taxpayers have Free Filed so far than for all of 2004. Filing Season Statistics attached.
IR-2005-35 — Popular service now offers a safe and easy way to trace refund checks and update a mailing address.
IR-2005-34 — Annual list of tips to help businesses, individuals and tax professionals avoid errors on Schedules K-1.
IR-2005-33 — Expansion meets high demand and requests from tax professionals to use online tools.
IR-2005-32, IRS e-file continues to show strong results, filing season statistics attached.
IR-2005-31 — Qualified housing interest includes interest paid on a mortgage that has been refinanced more than once.
IR-2005-30 — Text of speech delivered at National Press Club on March 15, 2005.
IR-2005-29 — IRS guidance establishes four classifications of truck body types that are excluded from retail excise tax.
IRS to Accept Supplemental Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC) Grant Applications to Serve Taxpayers in Targeted States
IR-2005-28 — Increased funding allows the IRS to open a supplemental period for accepting LITC applications.
IR-2005-27 — The IRS issued guidance describing and rebutting frivolous arguments taxpayers should avoid when filing their tax returns.
IR-2005-26 — Clinics provide an important resource to taxpayers who may not be able to afford a tax professional.
IR-2005-25 — New provision addresses leases of property in sale-in, lease-out transactions involving tax-exempt entities.
IR-2005-24 — Taxpayers are taking advantage of e-file and direct deposit of tax refunds in record numbers.
IR-2005-23, March 7, 2005 — The IRS is encouraging business taxpayers, associations and other interested parties to submit tax issues for the Industry Issue Resolution (IIR) Program.
IR-2005-22 — Interest rates for underpayments and overpayements rise by one percentage point.
IR-2005-21 — As of Feb. 25, 2005, 74 percent of all individual returns were e-filed up from 69 percent for the same period last year.
IR-2005-20 — Competent Authorities of Austria and the United States reach mutual agreement.
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