News Releases for May 2005


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IRS to Create Efficiencies with Taxpayer Assistance Centers

IR-2005-63, May 27, 2005 — The IRS will close fewer than 1/5 of its Taxpayer Assistance Centers later this year.

IRS Accepting Grant Applications for Low Income Taxpayer Clinics 2

IR-2005-62, May 26, 2005 — IRS awards matching grants up to $100,000 a year.

TE GE Advisory Committee to Hold Public Meeting 1

IR-2005-61, May 24, 2005 — Meeting set for June 8 to discuss information for Indian tribal governments, tax-exempt bond record retention, more.

IRS Announces Improvements to Tax Stats Web Pages

IR-2005-60, May 18, 2005 — Discover a wealth of statistical information on individuals, businesses, charities and IRS operations.

IRS, Treasury Clarify Circular 230 Written Opinion Standards

IR-2005-59, May 18, 2005 –– IRS, Treasury issue revisions in response to feedback from tax professionals.

Janice Lambert Selected as Chief Financial Officer

IR-2005-58, May 13, 2005 — New IRS CFO Janice Lambert will oversee agency budget and custodial accounts.

Lexus Hybrid Certified for Clean-Fuel Vehicle Deduction

IR-2005-57, May 6, 2005 — The IRS has certified the model year 2006 Lexus RX 400h as being eligible for the clean-burning fuel deduction.

IRS to Host Six Forums This Summer for Tax Professionals

IR-2005-56, May 2, 2005 — Practitioners benefit from professional education credits, on-site case resolution, more.

IRS Seeks Nominations for Information Reporting Program Advisory Committee 2005

IR-2005-55, May 2, 2005 — Nominations are being accepted for up to seven appointments that begin next January. The deadline is June 30.

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