News Releases for October 2006


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IR-2006-166, Oct. 31, 2006 — There are six vacancies on the committee; qualified volunteers are encouraged to apply.

IR-2006-165, Oct. 20, 2006 — An additional two Ford Motor Company vehicles have been certified as hybrid motor vehicles qualified for the Alternative Motor Vehicle Credit.

IR-2006-164, Oct. 18, 2006 — Affected taxpayers have until Oct. 23, 2006, to file returns, pay taxes and perform other time-sensitive acts.

IR-2006-163, October 18, 2006 — In Appeals, Arbitration becomes a permanent program at the IRS.

IR-2006-162, October 18, 2006 — The maximum elective deferral for a 401(k) is $15,500 in 2007. Other limits also increased.

IR-2006-161, Oct. 17, 2006 — The proposed regulations would apply the same rule to exchanges for both private annuities and commercial annuities.

IR-2006-160, Oct. 16, 2006 — The IRS accounces limited tax relief for taxpayers in New York counties Erie, Genesee, Niagara and Orleans that were struck by snowstorms beginning Oct. 12, 2006.

IR-2006-159, Oct. 16, 2006 — The new, interactive program allows those who owe delinquent income taxes to file an application for a payment agreement over the Internet.

IR-2006-158, Oct. 13, 2006 — Andrew E. Zuckerman has been selected as the new Director of Rulings & Agreements in the IRS Employee Plans division.

IR-2006-157, October 12, 2006 — The 19th Annual Institute on Current Issues in International Taxation will be held on December 14 and 15, 2006, in Washington, DC.

IR-2006-156, Oct. 10, 2006 — Passthroughs and Special Industries provides legal guidance on partnerships, S corporations, trusts and other issues.

IR–2006–155, Oct. 3, 2006—IRS Announced that the 2006 Special Enrollment Exam for Enrolled Agents is ready.

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