News Releases for November 2008


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IR-2008-133, Nov. 25, 2008 — Taxpayers who make qualifying cash contributions for disaster relief efforts in the Midwest could benefit from a recently passed law that suspends the percentage-of-income limits that would normally apply when taxpayers deduct the contributions on their 2008 federal tax returns.

IR-2008-132, Nov. 24, 2008 — IRS statistics for tax year 2006 are now available providing tax related details about sole proprietorships, partnerships, certain foreign corporations, tax exempt organizations and personal wealth.

IR-2008-131, Nov. 24, 2008 — The IRS issued the 2009 optional standard mileage rates used for the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical or moving purposes.

IR-2008-130, Nov. 19, 2008 — Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council makes its annual recommendations public today.

IR-2008-129, Nov. 17, 2008 — As CTO, Milholland will be responsible for all aspects of the systems that operate the nation’s tax infrastructure.

IR-2008-128, Nov. 12, 2008 — More tax returns have been e-filed during 2008 than in prior years, and for more taxpayers, direct deposit is the way they get their refunds.

IR-2008-127, Nov. 10, 2008 — The Internal Revenue Service has awarded almost $8 million in matching grants to support its Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program.

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