News Releases for September 2010

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IRS Provides Relief for Homeowners with Corrosive Drywall

IR-2010-102, Sept. 30, 2010 — The IRS today issued guidance providing relief to homeowners who have suffered losses due to the effects of certain imported drywall.

Taxpayers Face Oct. 15 Deadlines: Due Dates for Extension Filers, Non-Profits Approach

IR-2010-101, Sept. 30, 2010 — Oct. 15 is is a key deadline for individual taxpayers who requested an extension to file their 2009 tax returns. It is also the due date for small nonprofit organizations at risk of losing their tax-exempt status.

IRS Issues Guidance on Expanded Adoption Credit Available for Tax-Year 2010

IR-2010-100, Sept. 29, 2010 — Updated draft version of the adoption credit tax form and related guidance will help taxpayers take advantage of changes in the adoption credit.

New Online Registration System for Paid Tax Return Preparers Is Now Available

IR-2010-99, Sept. 28, 2010 — The IRS issued final regulations requiring paid tax return preparers to register with the IRS to obtain a Preparer Tax Identification Number (PTIN). A new online application system to obtain a PTIN is now available.

Prepared Remarks of IRS Commissioner Doug Shulman to the American Bar Association

IR-2010-98, Sept. 24, 2010 — Commissioner Doug Shulman addresses ABA meeting in Toronto, Canada.

IRS to Hold Special Open House Saturday, Sept. 25 for Veterans and Persons with Disabilities

IR-2010-97, Sept. 14, 2010 — One hundred offices, at least one in every state, will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. local time.

IRS Releases Form to Help Small Businesses Claim New Health Care Tax Credit

IR-2010-96 Sept. 7, 2010 — The IRS also provided tax-exempt organizations with the information they need to claim the credit.

IRS Issues Guidance Explaining 2011 Changes to Flexible Spending Arrangements

IR-2010-95, Sept. 3, 2010 — The IRS today issued guidance on the use of certain tax-favored arrangements, such as flexible spending arrangements (FSAs), to pay for over-the-counter medicines and drugs.

Summer 2010 Statistics of Income Bulletin Now Available

IR-2010-94, Sept. 1, 2010 — The Internal Revenue Service announced availability of the summer 2010 issue of the Statistics of Income Bulletin, which features sole proprietorship data for tax year 2008.

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