News Releases for March 2010

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IR-2010-37, March 25, 2010 — The IRS has issued proposed regulations requiring paid tax return preparers to optain and use an identification number provided by the IRS.

IR-2010-36, March 24, 2010 — IRS will host more than 180 open houses this Saturday, March 27, 2010, to help taxpayers.

IR-2010-35, March 23, 2010 –– Electronically filed tax returns are on track with last year and overall refunds are running nearly 10 percent higher so far in 2010.

IR-2010-34, March 19, 2010 — The IRS seeks volunteers for Taxpayer Advocacy Panel, a federal advisory committee that represents taxpayers.

IR-2010-33, March 18, 2010 — Employers hiring new workers may benefit from tax law enacted on March 18, 2010.

IR-2010-32, March 16, 2010 — If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.

IR-2010-31, March 12, 2010 — The IRS is encouraging business taxpayers, associations and other interested parties to submit to the Industry Issue Resolution (IIR) Program.

IR-2010-30, March 11, 2010 — The IRS announced the release of the 2009 IRS Data Book, an annual snapshot of agency activities for the fiscal year.

IR-2010-29, March 9, 2010 — IRS provides more flexibility on offers in compromise, extended Saturday hours and new Web page.

IR-2010-28, March 9, 2010 — Individuals who receive qualified disaster relief payments because of the earthquake in Chile should exclude those payments from income on their tax returns.

IR-2010-27, March 4, 2010 — An attorney was barred from practicing before the IRS for 48 months for failing to file one return and filing another five returns late.

IR-2010-26, March 2, 2010 — The IRS and SEC agreed to work more closely to monitor and regulate the municipal bond market and industry.

IR-2010-25, March 2, 2010 — The IRS has made an administrative determination to accept the position that medical residents are excepted from FICA taxes based on the student exception for tax periods ending before April 1, 2005.

IR-2010-24, March 2, 2010 — Unclaimed refunds worth more than $1.3 billion are awaiting nearly 1.4 million people, who must file an income tax return for 2006 no later than April 15, 2010 to get thier money, the IRS said.

IR-2010-23, March 1, 2010 — The IRS announced the release of the winter 2010 issue of the Statistics of Income Bulletin, featuring data on: preliminary 2008 individual income taxes, 2007 marginal income tax rates and 2007 sales of capital assets.

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