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News Releases for May 2012

Spring 2012 Statistics of Income Bulletin Now Available
IR-2012-58, May 25, 2012 — The IRS Statistics of Income spring bulletin describes the tax aspects of high-dollar returns filed for tax year 2009. The bulletin also contains six other articles on tax-related subjects.

IRS Names Seven New Members to ACT Panel; ACT to Submit Recommendations at June Meeting
IR-2012-57, May 24, 2012 — The Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities (ACT) will hold a public meeting on June 6, when the panel will submit its latest round of recommendations.

For Small Business Week, IRS Spotlights Expanded Tax Credit for Hiring Veterans, Credit for Providing Health Care Coverage to Employees and Tax Relief
IR-2012-56, May 23, 2012 — IRS reminds small businesses about tax credits available in 2012.

Interest Rates Remain the Same for the Third Quarter of 2012
IR-2012-55, May 22, 2012 — Interest rates for the 3rd quarter of 2012 remain the same as in the prior quarter.

IRS Announces 43 Small Offices to Close, Others to be Consolidated; Agency Sheds More than One Million Square Feet of Office Space
IR-2012-54, May 22, 2012 — By cutting more than 1 million square feet of office space, the IRS will save taxpayers millions of dollars.

IRS Announces More Flexible Offer-in-Compromise Terms to Help a Greater Number of Struggling Taxpayers Make a Fresh Start
IR-2012-53, May 21, 2012 — IRS announces taxpayer-friendly changes to its Offer in Compromise program as part of the agency's "Fresh Start" initiative.

Treasury and IRS to Hold Consultation Call with Tribal Leaders
IR-2012-52, May 14, 2012 — The Treasury Department and the IRS will jointly conduct a consultation and listening session on the General Welfare Exclusion to Benefits Provided under Indian Tribal Government Programs.

IRS Seeks Applications for the Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council
IR-2012-51, May 4, 2012 — Applications are being accepted for the Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council, which provides a public forum for IRS officials and representatives of the public to discuss relevant federal tax administration issues.

IRS Accepting Applications for Low Income Taxpayer Clinic Grants
IR-2012-50, May 2, 2012 — The Internal Revenue Service today announced the opening of the 2013 Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC) grant application process.

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