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The tool will include a tracker that displays progress through three stages: (1) return received, (2) refund approved, and (3) refund sent. H&r block free return Where's My Refund? will provide an actual personalized refund date as soon as the IRS processes your tax return and approves your refund. H&r block free return So in a change from previous filing seasons, you won't get an estimated refund date right away. H&r block free return Where's My Refund? includes information for the most recent return filed in the current year and does not include information about amended returns. H&r block free return You can obtain a free transcript online at IRS. H&r block free return gov by clicking on Order a Return or Account Transcript under “Tools. H&r block free return ” For a transcript by phone, call 1-800-908-9946 and follow the prompts in the recorded message. 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Industry Issue Resolution Program

The IRS offers a number of programs and tools to assist taxpayers in resolving contentious and industry-specific tax issues. In addition to the Industry Issue Resolution Program, other programs available include:

The Industry Issue Resolution (IIR) Program resolves frequently disputed or burdensome tax issues that affect a significant number of business taxpayers through the issuance of guidance. IRS solicits suggestions for issues from taxpayers, representatives and associations for the IIR Program. For each issue selected for the program, a resolution team of IRS, Chief Counsel and Treasury personnel is assembled to gather and analyze relevant information for the issue and develop and recommend guidance.

IIR Program:

Issues Submitted/Selected for IIR Program:

 

New IIR Selection dated 11-19-2012 - 2012 Issue Selected for the IIR Program
IR-2010-40 dated 04-02-2010 - 2009/2010 Issues Reviewed/Selected for the IIR Program
IR-2008-110 dated 09-25-2008 - 2008 Issues Reviewed/Selected for the IIR Program 
 IR-2007-39 dated 02-22-2007 - 2006 Issues Reviewed/Selected for the IIR Program
 IR 2005-81 dated 08-08-2005 - 2005 Issues Reviewed/Selected for the IIR Program 
 IR-2004-154 dated 12-21-2004 - 2004 Issues Reviewed/Selected for the IIR Program - 2nd Review 
 IR-2004-100 dated 07-29-2004 - 2004 Issues Reviewed/Selected for the IIR Program - 1st Review 
 IR-2003-92 dated 07-24-2003 - 2003 Issues Reviewed/Selected for the IIR Program 

IIR Guidance Issued

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