IR-2007-109, May 31, 2007 — The Internal Revenue Service today alerted taxpayers to the latest versions of an e-mail scam intended to fool people into believing they are under investigation by the agency’s Criminal Investigation division.
IR-2007-104, May 23, 2007 — The Commissioners of the Australian, Canadian, United Kingdom and United States tax administrations will open a second office of the Joint International Tax Shelter Information Centre (JITSIC) in London. Plus, Japan will join JITSIC.
IR-2007-103, May 23, 2007 — The IRS announced that it has reached a settlement with the law firm of Sidley Austin LLP, the successor firm of the merger in 2001 between Sidley & Austin and Brown & Wood LLP, which has paid a civil tax shelter promoter penalty of $39.4 million.
IR-2007-100, May 15, 2007 — The recently completed 2007 tax filing season set a number of electronic records, highlighted by over 76 million electronically-filed individual tax returns and more than 140 million visits to IRS.gov, the IRS said.
IR-2007-98, May 9, 2007 — Applications for the 2007 allocation for clean coal projects are due to the DOE on or before June 30, 2007. Contrary to the expectation in an earlier information release (IR-2006-184), the IRS no longer expects to change the deadline to June 1.
IR-2007-96, May 2, 2007 — After reviewing Toyota Motor Sales USA, Inc.’s, 2007 first quarter sales, the IRS announced that purchasers of Toyota and Lexus vehicles may continue to claim the Alternative Motor Vehicle Credit. Based on the number of vehicles sold, the phase-out period for Toyota vehicles began on Oct. 1, 2006.