IRS Updates

The latest news from the IRS, including e-News for Tax Professionals and e-News for Small Businesses.

May 16, 2018

05/16/2018

Taxpayers who usually itemize deductions should check their withholding to avoid tax surprises

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May 16, 2018

05/16/2018

IRS accepting applications for 2019 Low Income Taxpayer Clinic grants

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May 10, 2018

05/10/2018

IRS warns of variation of Form W-8BEN scam; crooks impersonate IRS to get banking and other information

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May 9, 2018

05/09/2018

Seasonal, Part-year Workers Urged to Check Tax Withholding Amount

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May 8, 2018

05/08/2018

Many tax-exempt organizations must file information returns by May 15; do not include Social Security numbers or personal data

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May 7, 2018

05/07/2018

IRS provides disaster readiness guidance during National Hurricane Preparedness Week

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May 7, 2018

05/07/2018

New IRS online tool offers expanded access to information on tax-exempt organizations; newly-filed data available to public for first time

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May 4, 2018

05/04/2018

IRS Advisory Committee to submit recommendations at June meeting

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May 4, 2018

05/04/2018

For Small Business Week: Tax credit can help employers hiring new workers; key certification requirement applies

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May 3, 2018

05/03/2018

For Small Business Week, IRS offers tips to small business owners about the overlooked home office deduction

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May 3, 2018

05/03/2018

IRS urges small businesses: Protect IT systems from identity theft

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May 2, 2018

05/02/2018

IRS highlights sharing economy tax center, other resources during National Small Business Week

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May 2, 2018

05/02/2018

For Small Business Week, IRS highlights key business tax topics

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April 27, 2018

04/27/2018

IRS provides certain small employers with relief for the small business health care tax credit for 2017 and later years

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April 26, 2018

04/26/2018

IRS describes new tax reform information reporting requirements for certain life insurance contract transactions and provides transitional guidance delaying reporting until final regulations are issued

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April 26, 2018

04/26/2018

IRS grants relief for taxpayers affected by reduction of maximum deductible Health Savings Account contributions

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April 26, 2018

04/26/2018

Tax law, cybersecurity key topics at the 2018 IRS Nationwide Tax Forums

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April 26, 2018

04/26/2018

IRS announces 2018 National Small Business Week webcasts

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April 24, 2018

04/24/2018

IRS, Security Summit Partners warn of new twist on phone scam; crooks direct taxpayers to IRS.gov to “verify” calls

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April 23, 2018

04/23/2018

Missed the tax-filing deadline? IRS issues tips on what to do

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April 18, 2018

04/18/2018

IRS systems are back up and running; millions of tax returns accepted; Taxpayers have until midnight Wednesday to file their taxes

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April 17, 2018

04/17/2018

IRS provides additional day to file and pay for taxpayers through Wednesday, April 18; IRS processing systems back online

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April 16, 2018

04/16/2018

Tax filing deadline fast approaching; use IRS.gov for tax help, check refund status

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April 16, 2018

04/16/2018

Last-minute tips from IRS; e-file for convenience, faster refund

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April 16, 2018

04/16/2018

Many corporations will pay a blended federal income tax this year under the new tax reform law

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April 16, 2018

04/16/2018

People with special circumstances get extra time to file 2017 taxes

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April 13, 2018

04/13/2018

Inflation Adjustments Under Recently Enacted Tax Law

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April 13, 2018

04/13/2018

Combat zone tax benefits now available to Armed Forces members who served in the Sinai Peninsula; IRS accepting retroactive tax refund claims back to 2015

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April 13, 2018

04/13/2018

Tax deadline just days away; nearly 40 million to file by April 17

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April 13, 2018

04/13/2018

Newly-revised estimated tax form and publication can help people pay the right amount

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April 11, 2018

04/11/2018

Improved IRS website: Best way to get last-minute tax help

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April 10, 2018

04/10/2018

IRS direct deposit leads to faster refunds

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April 10, 2018

04/10/2018

IRS warning: Don’t be a victim of ‘ghost’ tax return preparers

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April 9, 2018

04/09/2018

IRS reminds those with foreign assets about U.S. tax obligations

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April 9, 2018

04/09/2018

IRS, Summit Partners warn on tax deadline scams, ‘IRS Refunds’ email

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April 6, 2018

04/06/2018

Rushing to file taxes can result in errors; e-file decreases errors, extensions available

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April 5, 2018

04/05/2018

Free tax preparation services available nationwide for those who qualify

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April 3, 2018

04/03/2018

Join the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel and help improve the IRS

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April 3, 2018

04/03/2018

Time is running out to file 2014 tax returns worth $1 billion in refunds

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April 2, 2018

04/02/2018

IRS Issues Additional Guidance on Transition Tax on Foreign Earnings

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April 2, 2018

04/02/2018

IRS Issues Guidance on Withholding on the Transfer of Partnership Interests by Foreign Persons

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April 2, 2018

04/02/2018

IRS urges ‘Paycheck Checkup’ for key groups; tax withholding may need adjustment

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April 2, 2018

04/02/2018

IRS issues guidance on business interest expense limitations

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March 29, 2018

03/29/2018

IRS releases Data Book for 2017 showing range of tax data, including audits, collection actions and taxpayer service

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March 29, 2018

03/29/2018

Tax Time Guide: ‘Where’s My Refund?’ online tool answers commonly asked question

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March 27, 2018

03/27/2018

IRS seeks applications for the Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee

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March 27, 2018

03/27/2018

Low income taxpayer clinics represented 19,479 taxpayers dealing with an IRS tax controversy; See the latest program report and LITC contact list

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March 27, 2018

03/27/2018

Tax Time Guide: Make IRS.gov first stop to get quick answers to tax questions

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March 26, 2018

03/26/2018

IRS encourages ‘Paycheck Checkup’ for taxpayers to check their withholding; special week focuses on changes

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March 23, 2018

03/23/2018

IRS offers tax tips year around, also available in Spanish

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March 23, 2018

03/23/2018

IRS reminds taxpayers to report virtual currency transactions

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March 22, 2018

03/22/2018

Tax filing deadline postponed until June 29 for victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands

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March 22, 2018

03/22/2018

Tax Time Guide: Request online extension, get 6 more months to file

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March 22, 2018

03/22/2018

Summit partners warn tax pros to be on alert; step up security measures

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March 21, 2018

03/21/2018

Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Members Selected for 2018

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March 21, 2018

03/21/2018

IRS wraps up ‘Dirty Dozen’ list of tax scams for 2018; Encourages taxpayers to remain vigilant

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March 20, 2018

03/20/2018

Tax Time Guide: Contribute to an IRA by April 17, claim it for 2017

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March 20, 2018

03/20/2018

IRS: Offshore tax cheating remains on ‘Dirty Dozen’ list of tax scams

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March 19, 2018

03/19/2018

IRS online tool lets taxpayers check their account balance

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March 19, 2018

03/19/2018

IRS 2018 ‘Dirty Dozen’ tax scams: Abusive tax shelters make the list

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March 16, 2018

03/16/2018

Security Summit urges tax pros to protect their identification numbers: EFINs, PTINs and CAF numbers

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March 16, 2018

03/16/2018

Additional time to make refund claims for wrongful incarceration exclusion: File back-year claims by Dec. 17, 2018, at special address

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March 16, 2018

03/16/2018

Taxpayers can now e-file returns including four tax benefits related to incentives for energy production and conservation

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March 16, 2018

03/16/2018

IRS warns against frivolous tax arguments; Part of ‘Dirty Dozen’ scams list

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March 15, 2018

03/15/2018

Falsified income, fake Forms 1099 part of IRS ‘Dirty Dozen’

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March 15, 2018

03/15/2018

Tax Time Guide: Taxpayers who owe taxes have multiple options

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March 15, 2018

03/15/2018

IRS reminds retirees of April 1 deadline to take required retirement plan distributions

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March 14, 2018

03/14/2018

Falsely padding deductions highlighted in IRS 2018 ‘Dirty Dozen’ tax scams

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March 13, 2018

03/13/2018

IRS ‘Dirty Dozen’ list of tax scams for 2018 contains warning to avoid improper claims for business credits

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March 13, 2018

03/13/2018

IRS provides additional details on section 965, transition tax; Deadlines approach for some 2017 filers

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March 13, 2018

03/13/2018

IRS to end offshore voluntary disclosure program; Taxpayers with undisclosed foreign assets urged to come forward now

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March 13, 2018

03/13/2018

Tax Time Guide: Guard personal, financial, tax information thoroughly

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March 13, 2018

03/13/2018

Winter storm extension: Many businesses have extra time to request a 6-month extension

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March 12, 2018

03/12/2018

Taxpayers alerted against falsely inflated refunds in ‘Dirty Dozen’ list; Seniors, many others at risk

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March 9, 2018

03/09/2018

Fake charities make 2018 ‘Dirty Dozen’ list; taxpayers should be alert to scams involving disasters, worthwhile causes

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March 8, 2018

03/08/2018

Tax Time Guide: IRS Publication 17 helps taxpayers with 2017 taxes

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March 8, 2018

03/08/2018

Tax Return Preparer Fraud Ranks on 2018 ‘Dirty Dozen’: Taxpayers Urged to Choose Reputable Tax Preparers

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March 8, 2018

03/08/2018

IRS: Refunds worth $1.1 billion waiting to be claimed by those who have not filed 2014 federal income tax returns

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March 7, 2018

03/07/2018

Interest Rates Increase for the Second Quarter of 2018

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March 7, 2018

03/07/2018

Despite Major Progress, Identity Theft Still on IRS ‘Dirty Dozen’ Tax Scams List

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March 6, 2018

03/06/2018

Tax Time Guide: Use IRS.gov to Find Qualified Tax Professionals

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March 6, 2018

03/06/2018

Phone Scams Pose Serious Threat; Remain on IRS ‘Dirty Dozen’ List of Tax Scams

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March 5, 2018

03/05/2018

Phishing Schemes Make IRS ‘Dirty Dozen’ List of Tax Scams for 2018; Individuals, Businesses, Tax Pros Urged to Remain Vigilant

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March 1, 2018

03/01/2018

Tax Time Guide: Try Money-Saving IRS Free File

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March 1, 2018

03/01/2018

IRS Plans to Issue Regulations Clarifying Limitations on Carried Interest

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February 28, 2018

02/28/2018

Updated Withholding Calculator, Form W-4 Released; Calculator Helps Taxpayers Review Withholding Following New Tax Law

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February 27, 2018

02/27/2018

IRS: Many EITC, ACTC Refunds Arriving Soon

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February 23, 2018

02/23/2018

March 1 Tax Deadline Nears for Many Farmers, Fishers; IRS Direct Pay Offers Easy Way to Pay

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February 22, 2018

02/22/2018

Three Popular Tax Benefits Retroactively Renewed for 2017; IRS Ready to Accept Returns Claiming These Benefits; e-file for Fastest Refunds

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February 21, 2018

02/21/2018

Interest on Home Equity Loans Often Still Deductible Under New Law

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February 20, 2018

02/20/2018

Interest on Home Equity Loans Often Still Deductible Under New Law

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February 16, 2018

02/16/2018

Avoid the Rush: Some Taxpayers May Need Prior-Year Tax Data

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February 15, 2018

02/15/2018

Avoid the Rush: Visits to Taxpayer Assistance Centers Require Appointments

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February 14, 2018

02/14/2018

Avoid the Rush: Taxpayers Must Validate Identity When Calling the IRS

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February 13, 2018

02/13/2018

Scam Alert: IRS Urges Taxpayers to Watch Out for Erroneous Refunds; Beware of Fake Calls to Return Money to a Collection Agency

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February 13, 2018

02/13/2018

IRS Issues Guidance on Changes in Accounting Periods Related to the Transition Tax

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February 13, 2018

02/13/2018

Avoid the Rush: Track Tax Refunds Online at IRS.gov

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February 12, 2018

02/12/2018

IRS Names 8 New IRPAC Members

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February 12, 2018

02/12/2018

Avoid the Rush: Use IRS.gov Online Tools to Answer Questions

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February 9, 2018

02/09/2018

IRS Statement on Retroactive Extender Provisions

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February 8, 2018

02/08/2018

Key IRS Identity Theft Indicators Continue Dramatic Decline in 2017; Security Summit Marks 2017 Progress Against Identity Theft

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February 8, 2018

02/08/2018

IRS: Avoid the Rush over Presidents Day Holiday; Online Tools, Resources Can Help

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February 7, 2018

02/07/2018

To Help Taxpayers, IRS Clarifies Some Common Early Filing Season Myths

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February 6, 2018

02/06/2018

IRS Announces 2018 Pension Plan Limitations Not Affected by Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017

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February 5, 2018

02/05/2018

IRS Encourages Taxpayers to Renew ITINs; Delays Expected for Those Who Missed Deadline

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February 2, 2018

02/02/2018

Tax Pros Urged to Step Up Security as Filing Scheme Emerges, Reminded to Report Data Thefts

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January 30, 2018

01/30/2018

Tax Issues for Alaska Native American Corporations and Alaska Native Settlement Trusts

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January 30, 2018

01/30/2018

IRS Reminds Employers: Forms W-2, W-3 Some Forms 1099-MISC Due Jan. 31

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January 29, 2018

01/29/2018

IRS Announces 2018 Tax Filing Season Opens with April 17 Deadline; 155 Million Tax Returns Projected, 70 Percent Expect Refunds

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January 26, 2018

01/26/2018

IRS, Partners Across the Nation Mark Today’s EITC Awareness Day; Taxpayers May Qualify for Significant Tax Benefit

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January 25, 2018

01/25/2018

IRS Encourages Tribal Communities to Check Out Earned Income Tax Credit

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January 24, 2018

01/24/2018

IRS: Special Rules Help Many with Disabilities Qualify for Earned Income Tax Credit

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January 23, 2018

01/23/2018

Many Hurricane Victims Qualify for Earned Income Tax Credit; Special Method Can Aid Workers Whose Income Dropped

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January 19, 2018

01/19/2018

IRS Issues Additional Guidance on Transition Tax on Foreign Earnings

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January 17, 2018

01/17/2018

IRS, States and Tax Industry Warn Employers to Beware of Form W-2 Scam; Tax Season Could Bring New Surge in Phishing Scheme

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January 16, 2018

01/16/2018

IRS Urges Travelers Requiring Passports to Pay Their Back Taxes or Enter into Payment Agreements; People Owing $51,000 or More Covered

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January 12, 2018

01/12/2018

Free Tax Software Available Now through Free File; Partnership Launches its 16th Year of Free Assistance to Taxpayers

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January 11, 2018

01/11/2018

IRS Selects New Advisory Council Members

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January 11, 2018

01/11/2018

Updated 2018 Withholding Tables Now Available; Taxpayers Could See Paycheck Changes by February

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January 10, 2018

01/10/2018

National Taxpayer Advocate Delivers Annual Report to Congress; Discusses Tax Reform Implementation and Unveils “Purple Book”

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January 9, 2018

01/09/2018

Security Summit Partners Warn Tax Pros of Heightened Fraud Activity as Filing Season Approaches

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January 4, 2018

01/04/2018

2018 Tax Filing Season Begins Jan. 29, Tax Returns Due April 17; Help Available for Taxpayers

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December 29, 2017

12/29/2017

IRS Issues Guidance on Transition Tax on Foreign Earnings

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December 28, 2017

12/28/2017

Get Ready for Taxes: Choosing a Tax Return Preparer?

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December 27, 2017

12/27/2017

IRS Advisory: Prepaid Real Property Taxes May Be Deductible in 2017 if Assessed and Paid in 2017

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December 14, 2017

12/14/2017

IRS Provides Additional Relief for Partnerships and Certain other Entities

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December 14, 2017

12/14/2017

Standard Mileage Rates for 2018 Up from Rates for 2017

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December 13, 2017

12/13/2017

Consumer Alert: IRS Warns Taxpayers, Tax Pros of New Email Scam Targeting Hotmail Users

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December 13, 2017

12/13/2017

IRS Statement – Withholding for 2018

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December 13, 2017

12/13/2017

IRS Provides Safe Harbors to Help Taxpayers Suffering Property Losses, Including Losses from Hurricanes

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December 12, 2017

12/12/2017

Get Ready for Taxes: What to Do Before the Tax Year Ends Dec. 31

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December 12, 2017

12/12/2017

Get Ready for Taxes: What to Do Before the Tax Year Ends Dec. 31

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December 8, 2017

12/08/2017

IRS Statement - Secure Access

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December 5, 2017

12/05/2017

Interest Rates Remain the Same for the First Quarter of 2018

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December 5, 2017

12/05/2017

Get Ready for Taxes: Taxpayers with Expiring ITINs Should Submit Renewal Applications by Dec. 31

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December 1, 2017

12/01/2017

National Tax Security Awareness Week No. 5: Small Businesses: Be Alert to Identity Theft

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November 30, 2017

11/30/2017

National Tax Security Awareness Week No. 4: Employers, Payroll Officials, Avoid the W-2 Email Scam

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November 29, 2017

11/29/2017

National Tax Security Awareness Week No. 3: Victims of Data Breaches Should Consider These Steps

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November 28, 2017

11/28/2017

National Tax Security Awareness Week No. 2: Don’t Take the Bait; Avoid Phishing Emails by Data Thieves

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November 28, 2017

11/28/2017

Get Ready for Taxes: IRS.gov Offers Free Tax Help

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November 27, 2017

11/27/2017

National Tax Security Awareness Week No. 1: Online Security - Seven Steps for Safety

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November 22, 2017

11/22/2017

IRS Offers Small Businesses a One-Stop Resource Center for Help Preparing, Filing and Paying Taxes

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November 21, 2017

11/21/2017

Get Ready for Taxes: Donations May Cut Tax Bills

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November 17, 2017

11/17/2017

IRS, State Tax Agencies and Tax Industry Announce National Tax Security Awareness Week, Nov. 27-Dec. 1; Event Focuses on Protecting Tax, Financial Data in Advance of Holidays, Filing Season

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November 16, 2017

11/16/2017

Reminder to Employers and Other Businesses: Jan. 31 Filing Deadline Now Applies to All Wage Statements and Independent Contractor Forms

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November 15, 2017

11/15/2017

Plan now to Use Health Flexible Spending Arrangements in 2018; Contribute up to $2,650; $500 Carryover Option Available to Many

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November 15, 2017

11/15/2017

IRS Advisory Council Releases Its 2017 Annual Report

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November 14, 2017

11/14/2017

Get Ready for Taxes: Save for Retirement Now, Get a Tax Credit Later; Saver’s Credit Helps Low-, Moderate-Income Workers

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November 7, 2017

11/07/2017

Get Ready for Taxes: Plan Ahead for 2018 Filing Season to Avoid Refund Delays

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November 1, 2017

11/01/2017

IRS Urges Taxpayers with Expiring ITINs to Submit Renewal Applications as Year-End Deadline Approaches

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October 31, 2017

10/31/2017

10 Million Taxpayers Face an Estimated Tax Penalty Each Year; Act Now to Reduce or Avoid it for 2017; New Web Page Can Help

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October 31, 2017

10/31/2017

For Tax Year 2016, E-File Closes on Nov. 18; After That, Disaster Victims, Others Need to File on Paper

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October 30, 2017

10/30/2017

IRS Encourages Taxpayers to Check Their Withholding; Checking Now Helps Avoid Surprises at Tax Time

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October 26, 2017

10/26/2017

2018 PTIN Renewal Period Underway for Tax Professionals

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October 25, 2017

10/25/2017

Information Reporting Program Advisory Committee Issues Annual Report

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October 19, 2017

10/19/2017

IRS Announces 2018 Pension Plan Limitations; 401(k) Contribution Limit Increases to $18,500 for 2018

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October 19, 2017

10/19/2017

In 2018, Some Tax Benefits Increase Slightly Due to Inflation Adjustments, Others Unchanged

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October 17, 2017

10/17/2017

Security Summit Partners Mark Progress in Identity Theft Battle; Prepare for 2018 Tax Season

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October 16, 2017

10/16/2017

Online Seminars from the 2017 IRS Nationwide Tax Forums Now Available

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October 13, 2017

10/13/2017

IRS Issues Reminder to Taxpayers as Scams Continue Across the Nation

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October 13, 2017

10/13/2017

IRS Gives Tax Relief to Victims of California Wildfires; Extension Filers Have Until Jan. 31 to File

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October 12, 2017

10/12/2017

Fake Insurance Tax Form Scam Aims at Stealing Data from Tax Pros, Clients

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October 11, 2017

10/11/2017

Consumer Alert: IRS Warns Taxpayers, Tax Pros of New e-Services Scam

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October 5, 2017

10/05/2017

Tax Filing Extension Expires Oct. 16 for Millions of Taxpayers; Check Eligibility for Overlooked Tax Benefits

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October 4, 2017

10/04/2017

IRS Provides Tax Relief to Residents of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands

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October 3, 2017

10/03/2017

Extension Filers: Deadline is Monday, Oct. 16; Prior-Year Adjusted Gross Income Amount May Be Needed to File Electronically

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September 28, 2017

09/28/2017

IRS Reminds Educators of Tax Benefits

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September 28, 2017

09/28/2017

Low-Income Housing Units Nationwide May be Offered to Displaced Victims of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Other Recent Disasters

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September 27, 2017

09/27/2017

Drought-Stricken Farmers and Ranchers Have More Time to Replace Livestock; Parts of 42 states and the District of Columbia Eligible for Relief

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September 27, 2017

09/27/2017

Tax Help Available for Those Who Still Need to File for 2016

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September 26, 2017

09/26/2017

IRS Offers Help to Hurricane Victims: A Recap of Key Tax Relief Provisions Available Following Harvey, Irma and Maria

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September 26, 2017

09/26/2017

Reminder for Parents, Students: Check Out College Tax Benefits

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September 25, 2017

09/25/2017

Update: IRS Extends Waiver of Diesel Fuel Penalty Following Continuing Shortage of Undyed Diesel Due to Hurricane Irma

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September 22, 2017

09/22/2017

IRS Issues Guidance for Allowance of Credit for Increasing Research Activities

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September 19, 2017

09/19/2017

IRS Provides Limited Waiver of Fuel Penalty Due to Hurricane Irma Response Follows Shortage of Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel

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September 19, 2017

09/19/2017

All of Georgia Now Eligible for Disaster Tax Relief

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September 15, 2017

09/15/2017

IRS Expands Tax Relief to Victims of Hurricane Irma in Florida; Extension Filers Have Until Jan. 31 to File

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September 14, 2017

09/14/2017

IRS Urges Foreign Financial Institutions Participating in FATCA to Check Their Registrations

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September 14, 2017

09/14/2017

IRS Provides Special Relief to Encourage Leave-Based Donation Programs for Victims of Hurricane and Tropical Storm Irma

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September 12, 2017

09/12/2017

IRS Gives Tax Relief to Victims of Hurricane Irma; Like Harvey, Extension Filers Have Until Jan. 31 to File; Additional Relief Planned

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September 11, 2017

09/11/2017

IRS Waives Diesel Fuel Penalty in Florida Due to Hurricane Irma

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September 8, 2017

09/08/2017

Interest Rates Remain the Same for the Fourth Quarter of 2017

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September 8, 2017

09/08/2017

IRS Reminds Partnerships that Received Extensions: Returns Due Sept. 15 Tax Relief Available for those Affected by Hurricane Harvey; IRS Monitoring Hurricane Irma, Upcoming Deadline

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September 6, 2017

09/06/2017

IRS Announces Five New Members for the Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee

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September 6, 2017

09/06/2017

As Hurricane Irma Threatens, IRS Urges Taxpayers to Prepare for Hurricanes, Floods and Other Disasters

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September 5, 2017

09/05/2017

Don’t Take the Bait, Step 9: Make Data Security an Everyday Priority; Key Steps Can Help

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September 5, 2017

09/05/2017

IRS Provides Special Relief to Encourage Leave-Based Donation Programs for Victims of Hurricane Harvey

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September 3, 2017

09/03/2017

Update: IRS Waives Diesel Fuel Penalty for All of Texas Due to Hurricane Harvey

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September 1, 2017

09/01/2017

Summer 2017 Statistics of Income Bulletin Now Available

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September 1, 2017

09/01/2017

IRS Provides Penalty Relief for Partnerships that Filed Late Returns in 2017

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August 30, 2017

08/30/2017

IRS Waives Diesel Fuel Penalty Due to Hurricane Harvey

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August 30, 2017

08/30/2017

Retirement Plans Can Make Loans, Hardship Distributions to Victims of Hurricane Harvey

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August 29, 2017

08/29/2017

Don’t Take the Bait, Step 8: How to Start Protecting Clients, Businesses from Cybersecurity Threats

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August 29, 2017

08/29/2017

Beware of Fake Charity Scams Relating to Hurricane Harvey

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August 28, 2017

08/28/2017

IRS Issues Urgent Warning to Beware IRS FBI Themed Ransomware Scam

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August 24, 2017

08/24/2017

San Diego IRS Tax Forum Registration Deadline is Aug. 29; Final Tax Forum for 2017

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August 22, 2017

08/22/2017

Don’t Take the Bait, Step 7: Protect e-Services Accounts, EFINs

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August 18, 2017

08/18/2017

IRS Seeks Applications for Advisory Committee for the Tax Exempt and Government Entities Division

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August 15, 2017

08/15/2017

Don’t Take the Bait, Step 6: Watch Out for the W-2 Email Scam

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August 10, 2017

08/10/2017

IRS Reminds Truckers: For Most, Highway Use Tax Return Is Due Aug. 31; E-file Is a Convenient Filing Option

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August 8, 2017

08/08/2017

Don’t Take the Bait, Step 5: Prevent Remote Access Takeover Attacks

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August 8, 2017

08/08/2017

IRS Begins Issuing Notices to Taxpayers whose ITINs Expire by End of 2017

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August 4, 2017

08/04/2017

Security Summit Alert: Tax Pros Warned of New Scam to Steal Their Passwords

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August 1, 2017

08/01/2017

Don’t Take the Bait, Step 4: Defend against Ransomware

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July 28, 2017

07/28/2017

National Harbor IRS Tax Forum Registration Deadline is Aug. 8

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July 25, 2017

07/25/2017

Don’t Take the Bait, Step 3: Security Summit Safeguards Help Protect Individuals; Renew Focus on Curbing Data Breaches and Business Identity Theft

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July 24, 2017

07/24/2017

IRS Office of Appeals Pilots Virtual Service

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July 20, 2017

07/20/2017

Taxpayers Should Review Their Withholding; Avoid Having Too Much or Too Little Federal Income Tax Withheld

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July 18, 2017

07/18/2017

Don’t Take the Bait, Step 2: Be Alert to Account Takeover Tactics

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July 11, 2017

07/11/2017

Don’t Take the Bait, Step 1: Avoid Spear Phishing Emails

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July 7, 2017

07/07/2017

July 11 Marks End of Early Registration for Dallas IRS Tax Forum

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July 6, 2017

07/06/2017

Security Summit Launches Education Campaign Aimed at Tax Pros; Warns Against Phishing Epidemic with “Don’t Take the Bait” series

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June 30, 2017

06/30/2017

IRS Launches Country-by-Country Reporting Pages on IRS.gov

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June 30, 2017

06/30/2017

IRS Launches 2017 Summertime Tax Tip Program

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June 28, 2017

06/28/2017

Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee Issues 2017 Annual Report

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June 28, 2017

06/28/2017

National Taxpayer Advocate Reviews Filing Season and Identifies Priority Areas and Challenges in Mid Year Report to Congress

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June 26, 2017

06/26/2017

IRS Cautions Taxpayers to Watch for Summertime Scams

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June 23, 2017

06/23/2017

Security Summit Warns of New Phishing Email Targeting Tax Pros

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June 22, 2017

06/22/2017

IRS Website Provides Tools to Help Small Businesses Understand Employment Taxes

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June 21, 2017

06/21/2017

IRS Now Accepting Renewal Applications for ITINs Set to Expire by End of 2017

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June 15, 2017

06/15/2017

Orlando IRS Tax Forum Registration Deadline is June 27

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June 15, 2017

06/15/2017

IRS Warns of New Phone Scam Involving Bogus Certified Letters; Reminds People to Remain Vigilant Against Scams, Schemes this Summer

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June 13, 2017

06/13/2017

IRS Continues to Expand Taxpayer Services; Adds New Features to Taxpayers Online Account

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June 12, 2017

06/12/2017

Taxpayers Abroad Must File by June 15; Extensions Available; New Filing Deadline Now Applies to Foreign Account Reports

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June 9, 2017

06/09/2017

Interest Rates Remain the Same for the Third Quarter of 2017

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June 1, 2017

06/01/2017

For Letter Rulings and Similar Requests: Electronic Payment of User Fees Starts June 15; Replaces Paying by Check

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June 1, 2017

06/01/2017

IRS Approves First Group of Certified Professional Employer Organizations; More Expected in Coming Months

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May 30, 2017

05/30/2017

Spring 2017 Statistics of Income Bulletin Now Available

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May 23, 2017

05/23/2017

IRS Tax Forum ‘Early Bird’ Registration Ends May 31; Tax Pros Can Save By Registering Early

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May 18, 2017

05/18/2017

IRS Announces Three New Members for Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities

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May 9, 2017

05/09/2017

For Hurricane Preparedness Week: IRS Offers Tips to Taxpayers Preparing for Hurricanes, Floods and Other Natural Disasters

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May 8, 2017

05/08/2017

Many Tax-Exempt Organizations Must File by May 15; Do Not Include Social Security Numbers or Personal Data

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May 5, 2017

05/05/2017

Registration Now Open for the 2017 IRS Nationwide Tax Forums

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May 5, 2017

05/05/2017

IRS: Home Office Deduction Often Overlooked by Small Business Owners

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May 5, 2017

05/05/2017

IRS Accepting Applications for 2018 Low Income Taxpayer Clinic Grants

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May 3, 2017

05/03/2017

Small Business Week Reminder: Startups Can Choose New Option for Claiming Research Credit

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May 2, 2017

05/02/2017

Small Business Week Reminder: Work Opportunity Tax Credit can Help Employers Hiring New Workers; Key Certification Requirement Applies

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April 28, 2017

04/28/2017

IRS Seeks Nominations for the Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council

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April 28, 2017

04/28/2017

For Small Business Week, IRS Highlights Products for Established and Emerging Businesses

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April 25, 2017

04/25/2017

IRS Sees Millions of Tax Returns Last Days of Tax Filing Season

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April 24, 2017

04/24/2017

IRS Issues Tips on What to do After the Tax-Filing Deadline

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April 19, 2017

04/19/2017

IRS Seeks Applications for Information Reporting Program Advisory Committee

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April 19, 2017

04/19/2017

IRS Provides Tips on Determining If It’s Really The IRS At Your Door

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April 18, 2017

04/18/2017

IRS Offers Last-Minute Tips for Those Who Haven’t Filed

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April 17, 2017

04/17/2017

IRS Reminds Taxpayers of April 18 Tax-Filing Deadline

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April 14, 2017

04/14/2017

Some Taxpayers Get Extensions without Asking; Taxpayers Abroad, in Combat Zones and Disaster Areas Qualify

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April 13, 2017

04/13/2017

Tax Deadline Approaches; Nearly 40 Million to File Returns, Extensions by April 18

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April 13, 2017

04/13/2017

IRS Reminds Those with Foreign Assets of U.S. Tax Obligations; New Filing Deadline Now Applies to Foreign Account Reports

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April 12, 2017

04/12/2017

IRS Offers Last-Minute Filing Tips; Use Direct Deposit for Quicker Refunds

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April 11, 2017

04/11/2017

IRS Urges Taxpayers Not to Rush; Choose Return Preparers Wisely

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April 10, 2017

04/10/2017

IRS Alerts Taxpayers with Limited English Proficiency of Ongoing Phone Scams; Urges Caution Before Paying Unexpected Tax Bills

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April 7, 2017

04/07/2017

IRS Reminder: Use IRS.gov for Fast Answers as April 18 Deadline Nears

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April 6, 2017

04/06/2017

IRS Extends Call Service Hours to Assist Taxpayers on Saturdays – April 8 and 15

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April 6, 2017

04/06/2017

IRS Offers Free Help for Last-Minute Filers

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April 4, 2017

04/04/2017

Private Collection of Some Overdue Federal Taxes Starts in April; Those Affected Will Hear First From IRS; IRS Will Still Handle Most Tax Debts

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April 3, 2017

04/03/2017

Avoid Common Tax-Filing Errors; IRS Encourages e-filing, Careful Review

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April 3, 2017

04/03/2017

IRS Reminder to Taxpayers Who Haven’t Filed 2013 Returns: Time is Running Out; Agency has $1 Billion in Refunds

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March 31, 2017

03/31/2017

Tax Professionals Warned of e-Services Scam; Urged to be Wary of Schemes as Filing Season Deadline Approaches

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March 30, 2017

03/30/2017

IRS Releases FY 2016 Data Book Showing Range of Tax Data, Including Service and Enforcement Changes

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March 30, 2017

03/30/2017

For Small Business Startups, IRS Explains New Option for Claiming Research Credit; Option Still Available for Those That Already Filed

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March 28, 2017

03/28/2017

Free File Tops 50 Million Users; Saves Taxpayers $1.5 Billion Since Inception

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March 23, 2017

03/23/2017

IRS Reminds Seniors to Remain on Alert to Phone Scams during Tax Season

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March 22, 2017

03/22/2017

IRS Announces Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Members Selected for 2017; Recruits Members for 2018

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March 21, 2017

03/21/2017

Tax Time Guide: Get an Automatic Six More Months to File; Free File Now Available for Extensions

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March 17, 2017

03/17/2017

IRS, States and Tax Industry Warn of Last-Minute Email Scams

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March 17, 2017

03/17/2017

IRS Reminds Taxpayers of April 1 Deadline to Take Required Retirement Plan Distributions

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March 16, 2017

03/16/2017

Tax Time Guide: ‘Where’s My Refund?’ Tool Best Way to Check Tax Refund Status

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March 15, 2017

03/15/2017

Winter Storm Extension: Many Businesses Have Extra Time to Request A Six-Month Extension

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March 15, 2017

03/15/2017

Tax Time Guide: Still Time to Contribute to an IRA for 2016

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March 14, 2017

03/14/2017

Tax Time Guide: Electronic Payment/Payment Agreement Options Available to Those Who Owe Taxes

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March 13, 2017

03/13/2017

IRS Seeks Volunteers for Taxpayer Advocacy Panel through April 24

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March 10, 2017

03/10/2017

IRS Seeks Applications for Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee

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March 9, 2017

03/10/2017

Tax Time Guide: Protect Personal, Financial, Tax Information and Computers

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March 9, 2017

03/09/2017

Program Report and 2017 Publication 4134, Low Income Taxpayer Clinic List

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March 8, 2017

03/08/2017

Tax Time Guide: Save Time, Make an Appointment before Visiting an IRS Taxpayer Assistance Center

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March 7, 2017

03/07/2017

Interest Rates Remain the Same for the Second Quarter of 2017

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March 2, 2017

03/02/2017

Tax Time Guide: IRS Publication 17 Helps with 2016 Taxes

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March 1, 2017

03/01/2017

Free Help Preparing Tax Returns Available Nationwide

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March 1, 2017

03/01/2017

IRS Has Refunds Totaling $1 Billion for People Who Have Not Filed a 2013 Federal Income Tax Return

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February 28, 2017

02/28/2017

Winter 2017 Statistics of Income Bulletin Now Available

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February 28, 2017

02/28/2017

Tax Time Guide: Use IRS.gov to Find Qualified Tax Professionals

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February 27, 2017

02/27/2017

IRS Criminal Investigation Releases Fiscal Year 2016 Annual Report

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February 27, 2017

02/27/2017

Tax Time Guide: Use Free File for Help with Tax Returns, Extensions and More

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February 27, 2017

02/27/2017

IRS Releases 100th eBook; Another Way for Taxpayers to Get Helpful Information throughout the Year

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February 24, 2017

02/24/2017

March 1 Tax Deadline Nears for Many Farmers and Fishermen; IRS Direct Pay Offers an Easy Way to Pay Taxes

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February 23, 2017

02/23/2017

IRS Releases Tax Time Guide: Use IRS.gov Tools to Answer Tax Questions

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February 23, 2017

02/23/2017

IRS Reminds International Taxpayers of Tax Obligations; Clarifies Rules for Tax Withholding Agents

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February 22, 2017

02/22/2017

IRS Makes Approved Form 1023-EZ Data Available Online

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February 21, 2017

02/21/2017

Avoid Today’s Rush: Use IRS.gov for Faster Service

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February 17, 2017

02/17/2017

IRS Summarizes "Dirty Dozen" List of Tax Scams for 2017

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February 17, 2017

02/17/2017

Security Summit Alert: Tax Professionals Warned of New Scam to “Unlock” Their Tax Software Accounts

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February 16, 2017

02/16/2017

IRS Committed to Stopping Offshore Tax Cheating; Remains on “Dirty Dozen” List of Tax Scams for 2017

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February 15, 2017

02/15/2017

Avoid the Rush: Check IRS.gov Before Making IRS Office Appointment

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February 15, 2017

02/15/2017

IRS “Dirty Dozen” Tax Scams List for 2017 Continues with Warning Against Frivolous Tax Arguments

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February 14, 2017

02/14/2017

IRS Warns of Abusive Tax Shelters on 2017 “Dirty Dozen” List of Tax Scams

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February 14, 2017

02/14/2017

Avoid the Rush: Be Prepared to Validate Identity if Calling the IRS

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February 13, 2017

02/13/2017

IRS Includes Falsifying Income Scam in 2017 List of “Dirty Dozen”

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February 13, 2017

02/13/2017

Avoid the Rush; Use IRS.gov for Quick Answers to Questions

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February 10, 2017

02/10/2017

IRS Annual “Dirty Dozen” List of Tax Scams to Avoid Includes Falsely Padding Deductions

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February 9, 2017

02/09/2017

Excessive Claims for Business Credits Makes the IRS “Dirty Dozen” List of Tax Scams

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February 8, 2017

02/08/2017

Falsely Inflating Refund Claims on the IRS “Dirty Dozen” List of Tax Scams for 2017

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February 7, 2017

02/07/2017

Fake Charities on the IRS “Dirty Dozen” List of Tax Scams for 2017

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February 7, 2017

02/07/2017

IRS Announces Two New Members for the Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee

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February 6, 2017

02/06/2017

IRS “Dirty Dozen” Series of Tax Scams for 2017 Includes Return Preparer Fraud; Choose Reputable Return Preparers

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February 3, 2017

02/03/2017

Identity Theft Remains on “Dirty Dozen” List of Tax Scams; IRS, States, Tax Industry Urge People to be Vigilant Against Criminals

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February 2, 2017

02/02/2017

Dangerous W-2 Phishing Scam Evolving; Targeting Schools, Restaurants, Hospitals, Tribal Groups and Others

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February 2, 2017

02/02/2017

Phone Scams a Serious Threat; Remain on the IRS “Dirty Dozen” List of Tax Scams for 2017

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February 1, 2017

02/01/2017

IRS Answers Common Early Tax Season Refund Questions and Addresses Surrounding Myths

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February 1, 2017

02/01/2017

Information Reporting Program Advisory Committee (IRPAC): IRS Names Seven New Information Reporting Advisory Members

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February 1, 2017

02/01/2017

IRS Selects New Advisory Council Members

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February 1, 2017

02/01/2017

Phishing Schemes Lead the IRS “Dirty Dozen” List of Tax Scams for 2017; Remain Tax-Time Threat

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January 31, 2017

01/31/2017

IRS Releases Updated Form 990-EZ; New Options to Help Exempt Organizations Avoid Errors, File a More Accurate Return

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January 30, 2017

01/30/2017

Reminder: Employers Must File Forms W-2 by Jan. 31 This Year

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January 27, 2017

01/27/2017

EITC Awareness Day: Workers May Qualify for Significant Tax Benefit

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January 26, 2017

01/26/2017

IRS Encourages Tribal Communities to Check Out the Earned Income Tax Credit

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January 25, 2017

01/25/2017

Working Grandparents May Be Eligible for EITC

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January Mid-Month Revenue Report

01/25/2017

IRS, States and Tax Industry Renew Alert about Form W-2 Scam Targeting Payroll, Human Resource Departments

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January 24, 2017

01/24/2017

Many People in Rural America Qualify for Earned Income Tax Credit

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January 23, 2017

01/23/2017

2017 Tax Filing Season Opens Today

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January 23, 2017

01/23/2017

Special Rules Help Many People With Disabilities Qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit; Up to 1.5 Million Fail to Claim Valuable Benefit

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January 13, 2017

01/13/2017

Free File Opens Today; Offers Brand-Name Free Federal and Free State Tax Software

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January 12, 2017

01/12/2017

Who Will Prepare Your Tax Return?

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January 11, 2017

01/11/2017

Security Summit Alert: New Two-Stage E-mail Scheme Targets Tax Professionals

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January 10, 2017

01/10/2017

National Taxpayer Advocate Delivers Annual Report to Congress; Urges IRS Reform and Tax Reform

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January 5, 2017

01/05/2017

IRS and Partners Look to Start of 2017 Tax Season; Encourage use of IRS.gov and e-File; Warn of Refund Delays

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December 29, 2016

12/29/2016

IRS Offers Free Tax Help

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December 21, 2016

12/21/2016

Tax Professionals Provide Insights on IRS Future State; Feedback Efforts Continue in 2017 as Online Account Shows Strong Early Use

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December 21, 2016

12/21/2016

Many ITINs Expire Jan. 1; Renew Now to Avoid Refund Delays, IRS Says

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December 20, 2016

12/20/2016

Tax Preparedness Series: IRS Face-To-Face Help Now By Appointment

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December 15, 2016

12/15/2016

Tax Preparedness Series: Plan Now to Get Full Benefit of Saver’s Credit; Tax Credit Helps Low- and Moderate-Income Workers Save for Retirement

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December 14, 2016

12/14/2016

Tax Preparedness Series: What to Do Before The Tax Year Ends Dec. 31

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December 13, 2016

12/13/2016

2017 Standard Mileage Rates for Business, Medical and Moving Announced

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December 9, 2016

12/09/2016

2017 Tax Filing Season Begins Jan. 23 for Nation’s Taxpayers, Tax Returns Due April 18

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December 9, 2016

12/09/2016

National Tax Security Week Concludes; IRS, Security Summit Partners Continues Work to Protect Taxpayers in 2017

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December 9, 2016

12/09/2016

Plan now to Use Health Flexible Spending Arrangements in 2017; Contribute up to $2,600; $500 Carryover Option Available to Many

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December 8, 2016

12/08/2016

IRS Advice to Those with Expiring ITINs: Apply Now to Avoid Refund Delays; Agency Offers Tips

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December 8, 2016

12/08/2016

IRS Warns Taxpayers of Numerous Tax Scams Nationwide; Provides Summary of Most Recent Schemes

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December 7, 2016

12/07/2016

Protect Your Clients: Security Summit Partners Warn Tax Pros of Cybercriminals, Launch New Awareness Tip

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December 6, 2016

12/06/2016

Wrongful-Incarceration Exclusion Reminder: Dec. 19 is Deadline for Many Older Refund Claims; Use Special Address for All Back-Year Claims

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December 6, 2016

12/06/2016

IRS, Security Summit Partners Remind Taxpayers to Recognize Phishing Scams

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December 6, 2016

12/06/2016

Tax Preparedness Series: Tax Records — What to Keep

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December 5, 2016

12/05/2016

IRS, Security Summit Partners, Remind Taxpayers to Protect Themselves Online

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December 5, 2016

12/05/2016

Interest Rates Remain the Same for the First Quarter of 2017

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December 2, 2016

12/02/2016

Fall 2016 Statistics of Income Bulletin Now Available

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December 1, 2016

12/01/2016

IRS, Security Summit Partners Announce “National Tax Security Awareness Week” beginning Dec. 5

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December 1, 2016

12/01/2016

IRS Launches New Online Tool to Assist Taxpayers with Basic Account Information

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November 28, 2016

11/28/2016

Tax Preparedness Series: This #GivingTuesday Remember Donations May Cut Tax Bills

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November 23, 2016

11/23/2016

Tax Preparedness Series: Tax Help for Self-Employed and Sharing Economy

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November 22, 2016

11/22/2016

As Holidays Approach, IRS Reminds Taxpayers of Refund Delays in 2017

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November 16, 2016

11/16/2016

Tax Preparedness Series: How to Avoid a Refund Delay; Plan Ahead

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November 16, 2016

11/16/2016

IRS Advisory Council Releases Its 2016 Annual Report

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November 15, 2016

11/15/2016

Registration Now Open for 2017 Advance Monthly Payments of the Health Coverage Tax Credit

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November 10, 2016

11/11/2016

Tax Preparedness Series: Special Tax Breaks for U. S. Armed Forces

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November 10, 2016

11/10/2016

IRS Provides Special Relief to Encourage Leave-Based Donation Programs for Victims of Hurricane Matthew

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November 4, 2016

11/04/2016

IRS Warns Tax Professionals of New e-Services Email Scam

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November 3, 2016

11/03/2016

IRS, Security Summit Partners Expand Identity Theft Safeguards for 2017 Filing Season, Build on 2016 Successes

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October 28, 2016

10/28/2016

2017 PTIN Renewal Period Underway for Tax Professionals

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October 28, 2016

10/28/2016

Reminder: Employers Face New Jan. 31 W-2 Filing Deadline; Some Refunds Delayed Until Feb. 15

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October 27, 2016

10/27/2016

IRS Announces 2017 Pension Plan Limitations; 401(k) Contribution Limit Remains Unchanged at $18,000 for 2017

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October 25, 2016

10/25/2016

In 2017, Some Tax Benefits Increase Slightly Due to Inflation Adjustments, Others Are Unchanged

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October 21, 2016

10/21/2016

Offshore Voluntary Compliance Efforts Top $10 Billion; More Than 100,000 Taxpayers Come Back into Compliance

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October 21, 2016

10/21/2016

Retirement Plans Can Make Loans, Hardship Distributions to Victims of Hurricane Matthew

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October 17, 2016

10/17/2016

Online Seminars from the 2016 IRS Nationwide Tax Forums are Now Available

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October 17, 2016

10/17/2016

IRS Gives Expanded Tax Relief to Victims of Hurricane Matthew; Parts of Four States Eligible; Extension Filers Have Until March 15 to File

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October 14, 2016

10/14/2016

IRS Announces Position on Unilateral APA Applications Involving Maquiladoras

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October 13, 2016

10/13/2016

Many Victims of Hurricane Matthew Qualify for Late-Filing Penalty Relief; IRS Continues to Closely Monitor As Oct. 17 Deadline Approaches

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October 11, 2016

10/11/2016

IRS Gives Tax Relief to Victims of Hurricane Matthew; Many Extension Filers in North Carolina Now Affected; Relief for Other States Expected Soon

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October 7, 2016

10/07/2016

Tax-filing Extension Expires Oct. 17 for Millions of Taxpayers; Check Eligibility for Overlooked Tax Benefits

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October 6, 2016

10/06/2016

IRS Now Accepting ITIN Renewal Applications; Taxpayers Encouraged to Act Soon to Avoid Processing Delays in 2017

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October 5, 2016

10/05/2016

IRS Advises Taxpayers to Prepare for Hurricanes, Floods and Other Natural Disasters

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September 30, 2016

09/30/2016

Drought-Stricken Farmers and Ranchers Have More Time to Replace Livestock; 37 States and Puerto Rico Affected

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September 29, 2016

09/29/2016

Reminder for Parents and Students: Check Out College Tax Credits for 2016 and Years Ahead

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September 26, 2016

09/26/2016

New Private Debt Collection Program to Begin Next Spring; IRS to Contract with Four Agencies; Taxpayer Rights Protected

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September 22, 2016

09/22/2016

IRS Has a Reminder for Extension Filers: Prior-Year Adjusted Gross Income Amount May Be Needed to File Electronically

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September 22, 2016

09/22/2016

IRS and Security Summit Partners Warn of Fake Tax Bill Emails

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September 20, 2016

09/20/2016

IRS Urges Employers to Take Advantage of Expanded Work Opportunity Tax Credit; Employers Have Until Sept. 28 to Request Certification for Many New Hires

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September 14, 2016

09/14/2016

Interest Rates Remain the Same for the Fourth Quarter of 2016

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September 6, 2016

09/06/2016

IRS Announces 16 New Members for the Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee (ETAAC)

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September 2, 2016

09/02/2016

IRS Warns of a New Wave of Attacks Focused on Tax Professionals

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August 31, 2016

08/31/2016

IRS Urges Taxpayers to Check Their Withholding; New Factors Increase Importance of Mid-Year Check Up

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August 31, 2016

08/31/2016

2014 Individual Income Tax Returns Complete Report (Publication 1304) Now Available

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August 30, 2016

08/30/2016

New Security Summit Video Warns Tax Pros of Cybercriminal Threats; Urges Precautionary Steps

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August 30, 2016

08/30/2016

Retirement Plans Can Make Loans, Hardship Distributions to Louisiana Flood Victims

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August 25, 2016

08/25/2016

IRS Seeks Applications for the Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities

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IRS Provides Tax Info for the Sharing Economy

08/25/2016

The Internal Revenue Service has created a new webpage with information to help people who participate in the so-called “sharing economy” get timely tax advice. The new webpage provides information to help individuals meet their tax compliance obligations, including filing requirements, estimated tax payments, self-employment taxes, depreciation and other topics.

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August 24, 2016

08/24/2016

National Taxpayer Advocate Releases IRS Responses to NTA Recommendations; Posts Papers from Inaugural Conference on International Taxpayer Rights

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August 23, 2016

08/23/2016

The National Taxpayer Advocate Wants to Hear from You: Olson to Hold Public Forum on Taxpayer Service Needs in San Antonio on Aug. 30

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August 22, 2016

08/22/2016

IRS Launches New Sharing Economy Resource Center on IRS.gov, Provides Tips for Emerging Business Area

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August 19, 2016

08/19/2016

IRS Proposes Revised Fees for Installment Agreements New Lower Fee Available for Direct Debit Online Payment Agreements; Special Relief Provided to Low-Income Taxpayers

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August 19, 2016

08/19/2016

IRS Seeks Additional Applications for the Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee

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August 18, 2016

08/18/2016

IRS Warns of Back-to-School Scams; Encourages Students, Parents, Schools to Stay Alert

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August 16, 2016

08/16/2016

The National Taxpayer Advocate Wants to Hear from You: Olson to Hold Public Forum on Taxpayer Service Needs in Los Angeles on Aug. 22

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August 12, 2016

08/12/2016

The National Taxpayer Advocate Wants to Hear from You: Olson to Hold Public Forum on Taxpayer Service Needs in Portland, Ore., on Aug. 18

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August 11, 2016

08/11/2016

New Phishing Scheme Mimics Software Providers; Targets Tax Professionals

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August 5, 2016

08/05/2016

IRS Reminds Truckers: For Most, Highway Use Tax Return Is Due Aug. 31

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August 5, 2016

08/05/2016

The National Taxpayer Advocate Wants to Hear from You: Olson to Hold Public Forum on Taxpayer Service Needs in Parma, Ohio, on Aug. 16

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August 4, 2016

08/04/2016

IRS Works to Help Taxpayers Affected by ITIN Changes; Renewals Begin in October

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August 2, 2016

08/02/2016

IRS Announces Additional Low Income Taxpayer Clinic Grant Recipients

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December 23, 2013

12/23/2013

 

 

Starting Jan. 13, 2014, Business Tax Filers Can File 2013 Returns

Multiple Tax Return Listing for Form 1041

Some IRS Assistance and Taxpayer Services Shift to Automated Resources

New User Fees for Processing Installment Agreements and Offers in Compromise

Technical Guidance:

  • Notice 2014-01 provides guidance on the application of the rules under section 125 of the Internal Revenue Code (Code) (relating to cafeteria plans, including health and dependent care flexible spending arrangements (FSAs)), and section 223 of the Code (relating to health savings accounts (HSAs)), as those two provisions relate to the participation by same-sex spouses in certain employee benefit plans following the Supreme Court decision in United States v. Windsor, 570 U.S. ___, 133 S. Ct. 2675 (2013), and the issuance of Rev. Rul. 2013-17, 2013-38 I.R.B. 201.
  • Revenue Ruling 2014-02 explains the tax treatment of payments to homeowners pursuant to the National Mortgage Settlement due to the foreclosure of their principal residences.
  • Rev. Rul. 2014-3 provides tables of covered compensation under § 401(l)(5)(E) of the Internal Revenue Code (the “Code”) and the Income Tax Regulations, thereunder, for the 2014 plan year.
  • Notice 2014-06 provides guidance on section 45R of the Internal Revenue Code for certain small employers that cannot offer a qualified health plan through a Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP) Exchange because the employer’s principal business address is in a county in Washington or Wisconsin in which a QHP through a SHOP Exchange will not be available for 2014.
  • Rev. Proc. 14-09 provides issuers of qualified mortgage bonds, as defined insection 143(a) of the Internal Revenue Code (the Code), and issuers of mortgage credit certificates, as defined in section 25(c), with a list of qualified census tracts for each state and the District of Columbia.

 

 

November 4, 2013

11/04/2013

Technical Guidance:

Notice 2013-69: guidance on FFI agreements. 

Notice 2013-71: the "use or lose" rule for health flexible spending arrangements.

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