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IRS Announces Five New Members for the Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee
IR-2017-146, Sept. 6, 2017 — The IRS today announced the selection of five new members for the Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee (ETAAC).

As Hurricane Irma Threatens, IRS Urges Taxpayers to Prepare for Hurricanes, Floods and Other Disasters
IR-2017-145, Sept. 6, 2017 — For September’s National Preparedness Month, the Internal Revenue Service is offering advice to taxpayers who may be affected by storms, fires, floods or other disasters.

Don’t Take the Bait, Step 9: Make Data Security an Everyday Priority; Key Steps Can Help
IR-2017-144, Sept. 5, 2017 — The IRS, state tax agencies and the tax industry today urged tax professionals and businesses to beware of a recent increase in email scams targeting employee Forms W-2.

Reconstructing Records After a Natural Disaster or Casualty Loss; IRS Provides Tips to Help Taxpayers
FS-2017-11, September 2017 – Reconstructing records after a disaster may be essential for tax purposes, getting federal assistance or insurance reimbursement. After a disaster, taxpayers might need certain records to prove their loss. The more accurately the loss is estimated, the more loan and grant money there may be available.

IRS Provides Special Relief to Encourage Leave-Based Donation Programs for Victims of Hurricane Harvey
IR-2017-143, Sept. 5, 2017 — The Internal Revenue Service today announced special relief designed to support leave-based donation programs to aid victims of Hurricane Harvey.