News Releases for October 2010

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IR-2010-109, Oct. 28, 2010 — The IRS seeks applications for vacancies on the Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities (ACT).

IR-2010-108, Oct. 28, 2010 — Pension limitation amounts for tax year 2011 are now available.

IR-2010-107, Oct. 26, 2010 — Read IRS Commissioner Doug Shulman's remarks to the AICPA's fall tax meeting.

IR-2010-106, Oct. 25, 2010 — The IRS has begun notifying about 1 million tax return preparers to remind them that they must renew their Preparer Tax Identification Numbers (PTIN) if they are still paid preparers.

IR-2010-105, Oct. 20, 2010 — The Information Reporting Program Advisory Committee (IRPAC) released its 2010 Report.

IR-2010-104, Oct. 12, 2010 — The IRS issued final regulations under a law change that will require reporting of basis and other information by stock brokers and mutual fund companies for most stock purchased in 2011 and all stock purchased in 2012 and later years.

IR-2010-103, Oct. 12, 2010 — The draft Form W-2 for 2011 has been released. Additionally, the new requirement for employers to report the cost of coverage under an employer-sponsored group health plan has been made optional for 2011.

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