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Revenue Procedure 2009-20 - Compliance

Revenue Procedure 2009-20 simplifies compliance for taxpayers by providing a safe-harbor means of determining the year in which the loss is deemed to occur and a simplified means of computing the amount of the loss. Go to IRS Website to access Ruling. http://www.irs.gov/uac/Help-for-Victims-of-Ponzi-Investment-Schemes

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