News Releases for May 2010

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IR-2010-69, May 28, 2010 — Recently enacted federal legislation includes tax-saving opportunities for small businesses.

IR-2010-68, May 27, 2010 — Read the commissioner's speech before the American Payroll Association and American Accounts Payable Association's 28th Annual Congress.

IR-2010-67, May 27, 2010 — The IRS’s Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities (ACT) will hold a public meeting on June 9 and submit its latest round of recommendations.

IR-2010-66, May 26, 2010 – The IRS will soon begin accepting applications for the Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) and Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) grant programs, which will allow some organizations to apply for annual funding for up to three years.

IR-2010-65, May 20, 2010 – The IRS announced that interest rates for the calendar quarter beginning July 1, 2010, will remain the same.

IR-2010-64, May 18, 2010 — Exemption applies to wages paid from March 19 through Dec. 31, 2010.

IR-2010-63, May 17, 2010 — Small businesses that receive state heath care tax credits may still qualify.

IR-2010-62, May 14, 2010 —The IRS released the spring 2010 issue of the Statistics of Income Bulletin, featuring data on high-income returns filed for tax year 2007, gift tax returns filed in 2008 and trust income from the 2002 through 2006 period.

IR-2010-61, May 13, 2010 – The IRS announced the selection of four new members to the Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities (ACT) for the term starting in 2010 and ending in 2012.

IR-2010-60, May 13, 2010 — Register now for the IRS Nationwide Tax Forums and save $129.

IR-2010-59, May 7, 2010 — A crucial filing deadline of May 17 is looming for many tax-exempt organizations that are required by law to file their Form 990 with the IRS or risk having their federal tax-exempt status revoked.

IR-2010-58, May 7, 2010 — The IRS released an interim report summarizing responses to compliance questionnaires sent to 400 public and private colleges and universities in October 2008.

IR-2010-57, May 5, 2010 — The IRS has accepted an offer of consent to suspension from bond attorney Michael W. McCall.

IR-2010-56, May 3, 2010 — The IRS announced it is accepting applications for new members for the Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council (IRSAC), which provides a forum for IRS officials to discuss key areas of tax administration with a broad range of tax and other relevant professionals.

IR-2010-55, May 3, 2010 — At least one location will be open in every state and the District of Columbia.

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