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IRS Warns Consumers of Possible Scams Relating to South Carolina Flood Victim Relief
IR-2015-114, Oct. 9, 2015 ― The IRS today issued a consumer alert about possible fake charity scams emerging due to severe flooding this month in South Carolina and neighboring states.

Business E-File Up almost 9 Percent This Year; Almost 8 of 10 Corporate and Partnership Tax Returns are Now Filed Electronically
IR-2015-113, Oct. 8, 2015 — Corporations and Partnership tax return electronic filings are up almost 9 percent for 2015 compared to 2014.

IRS Provides Tax Relief to South Carolina Flood Victims; Oct. 15 Tax Deadline Extended to Feb. 16
IR-2015-112, Oct. 7, 2015 –– South Carolina flood victims, including individuals and businesses that previously received a tax-filing extension to Oct. 15, will have until Feb. 16, 2016, to file their returns and pay any taxes due, the IRS announced today.

IRS Announces Key Milestone in FATCA Implementation; U.S. Begins Reciprocal Automatic Exchange of Tax Information under Intergovernmental Agreements
IR-2015-111, Oct. 2, 2015 — The IRS today announced the exchange of financial account information with certain foreign tax administrations, meeting a key Sept. 30 milestone related to FATCA, the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act.

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