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November 2002 News Releases

IRS Offers New Toll-Free Numbers to Assist Taxpayers
IR-2002-130 -- IRS announces two new toll-free numbers -- one to help small business owners and a Refund Hotline for those who need help with refunds.

IRS Launches Newsletter for Federal, State and Local Government Entities
IR-2002-129 -- IRS launches a newsletter to help federal, state and local government entities understand tax laws.

EFTPS Users Have Fewer IRS Tax Penalties
IR-2002-128 -- IRS research says businesss that pay taxes through Electronic Federal Tax Payment System have fewer IRS penalties assessed.

IRS Reminds Taxpayers They Can Use Stock Losses to Reduce Taxes
IR-2002-127 -- The IRS reminds taxpayers that their stock losses may help to reduce their tax burden.

IRS Selects American Arbitration Association to Prepare Arbitrators’ List for Tax Shelter Cases
IR-2002-126 -- IRS selects a firm to supply a list of arbitrators for tax shelter cases.

IRS Announces New Arbitrage Outreach, Seeks Comments On Tax-Exempt Bond Forms
IR-2002-125 -- IRS announces outreach efforts in arbitrage area and creates additional tax-exempt bond stakeholder groups and sub-groups.

IRS Grants Tax Relief to Storm Victims
IR-2002-124 (Rev. 11/25) -- Special tax relief is available for residents in 67 counties in five states affected by Nov. 10, 2002, tornadoes and storms. An update to the 11/22 issuance of IR-2002-124.

IRS Grants Tax Relief To Storm Victims
IR-2002-124 -- Special tax relief is available for residents in 63 counties in five states affected by Nov. 10, 2002, tornadoes and storms.

IRS Outlines Revised Filing Requirements for 527 Political Organizations
IR-2002-123 -- IRS outlines new reporting requirements that exempt many state and local political organizations from filing certain forms.

IRS Advises Tax Professionals to Apply Soon for E-Filing
IR-2002-122 -- IRS urges tax professionals to file e-file applications soon so they can file e-file returns for their clients in 2003.

Millions in Tax Refund Checks Go Undelivered
IR-2002-121 -- The IRS looks for nearly 97,000 taxpayers whose refunds have gone undelivered.

IRS Releases Tax Exempt Bonds Continuing Professional Education Text
IR-2002-120 -- The second edition of the Tax Exempt Bond Continuing Professional Education textbook is available.

David B. Palmer Named Chief of Criminal Investigation
IR-2002-119 -- IRS names a new chief for its Criminal Investigation Division.

IRS Proposes User Fee for Certain Offer-In-Compromise Requests
IR-2002-118 -- IRS issues proposed regulations, which, if adopted, would require a $150 user fee for many Offers-In-Compromise.

IRS Seeks Nominations for TE/GE Advisory Committee
IR-2002-117 -- IRS seeks nominations for vacancies on the Tax Exempt and Government Entities Advisory Committee.

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