News Releases for September 2009

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IR-2009-86, Sept. 30, 2009 — Experts from the Internal Revenue Service and the tax preparation industry will discuss the many tax credits, deductions and incentives contained in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act for 2009 on the Oct. 6 Internet airing of Tax Talk Today.

IR-2009-85, Sept. 24, 2009 — The IRS today outlined relief for retirees who received required minimum distributions during 2009.

IR-2009-84, Sept. 21, 2009 ─ The IRS today announced a one-time extension of the deadline for special voluntary disclosures by taxpayers with unreported income from hidden offshore accounts to Oct. 15, 2009.

IR-2009-83, Sept. 17, 2009 — Taxpayers must close on home purchases before Dec. 1 to claim the credit.

IR-2009-82, Sept. 16, 2009 — As part of a larger effort to increase the awareness and use of tax benefits available through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (Recovery Act), the Internal Revenue Service today announced the availability of a vast array of products that help explain several tax benefits currently available to American Families.

IR-2009-81, Sept. 15, 2009 — Tribal governments to issue nearly $1 billion in bonds.

IR-2009-80, Sept. 11, 2009 — The IRS today announced the third and final public forum to gather input on tax return preparer standards will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 30, in Chicago.

IR-2009-79, Sept. 11, 2009 — Eligible taxpayers must act soon if they want to take advantage of the expanded business loss carryback option included in this year’s Recovery law.

IR-2009-78, Sept. 9, 2009 — Information on various tax breaks for higher education may be found on a new Web section of

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