News Releases for October 2012

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IR-2012-82, Oct. 31, 2012 — Taxpayers and tax preparers affected by Hurricane Sandy will have until Nov. 7 to file returns and accompanying payments.

IR-2012-81, Oct. 26, 2012 — The next IRS Live webinar, “Get Prepared: A to Z Details on the Registered Tax Return Preparer Test” is Wednesday, Oct. 31, at 2 p.m. Eastern Time.

IR-2012-80, Oct. 24, 2012 — The Information Reporting Program Advisory Committee (IRPAC) today released its 2012 Report, which includes recommendations pertaining to a number of information reporting issues.

IR-2012-79, Oct. 22, 2012 — The IRS today reminded the nation’s 730,000 federal tax return preparers that they must renew their Preparer Tax Identification Numbers (PTINs) for 2013.

IR-2012-78, Oct. 18, 2012— The IRS announced the annual inflation adjustments for more than two dozen tax provisions for 2013.

IR-2012-77, Oct. 18, 2012 — The IRS announced cost-of-living adjustments affecting dollar limitations for pension plans and other retirement-related items for tax year 2013.

IR-2012-76, Oct. 10, 2012 — The IRS today announced that its 47th commissioner, Doug Shulman, has decided to step down on Nov. 9, the last day of his term.

IR-2012-75, Oct. 1, 2012 — The IRS is seeking applications through November 2 for vacancies on the Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities (ACT).

IR-2012-74, Oct. 1, 2012 ― Tax professionals can earn continuing professional education credits online through seminars filmed at the 2012 IRS Nationwide Tax Forums.

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