News Releases for May 2009

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IR-2009-56, May 29, 2009 — Statistics about the tax returns filed by individuals with high incomes for 2006 are now available.

IR-2009-55, May 28, 2009 — Businesses that hired veterans and certain younger workers during the first part of 2009 should be aware of Aug. 17 certifiation date for the work opporturnity tax credit (WOTC).

IR-2009-54, May 28, 2009 — Quarterly interest rates for the quarter beginning July 1 are now available.

IR-2009-53, May 22, 2009 — The Internal Revenue Service’s Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities (ACT) will hold a public meeting on June 10, when the panel will submit its latest round of recommendations to senior IRS executives.

IR-2009-52, May 22, 2009 — The IRS announced today that the 2010 Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC) grant application process is now open.

IR-2009-51, May 20, 2009 — IRS urges small businesses to act now and take advantage of tax-saving opportunities included in the recovery law.

IR-2009-50, May 14, 2009 — The IRS released new withholding adjustment procedures for pensions as part of outreach efforts to educate taxpayers about the benefits they will receive under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

IR-2009-49, May 6, 2009 — The IRS reminds many small tax-exempt organizations to file their annual electronic informational return.

IR-2009-48, May 4, 2009 — The Internal Revenue Service’s Tax Talk Today will feature a special 100-minute program on Tuesday, May 12 at 2 p.m. to discuss current estate, gift and employment tax issues.

IR-2009-47, May 1, 2009 — New members sought for the Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council (IRSAC), which has eight open seats for three-year terms starting in January 2010.

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