IR-2020-102, May 26, 2020 – The Internal Revenue Service has named attorney Carolyn Schenck as the National Fraud Counsel serving the agency's new Fraud Enforcement Program.
IR-2020-101, May 22, 2020 – The Treasury Department and the IRS today released updated state-by-state figures for Economic Impact Payments reflecting the opening weeks of the program.
IR-2020-100, May 21, 2020 – The IRS today announced the 2020 IRS Nationwide Tax Forums will be held virtually in 2020 with a series of live-streamed webinars beginning this July.
IR-2020-99, May 21, 2020 – The IRS reminds taxpayers today about several online tools available to help them get the tax information they need as the IRS has limited operations due to the coronavirus.
IR-2020-98, May 20, 2020 – The Internal Revenue Service announced today that Andy Keyso has been selected to serve as the Chief of the IRS Independent Office of Appeals.
IR-2020-97, May 18, 2020 – Today, the Internal Revenue Service is starting to add 3,500 telephone representatives to answer some of the most common questions about Economic Impact Payments.
IR-2020-96, May 15, 2020 – The Internal Revenue Service announced today the availability of additional material for partner groups sharing information related to Economic Impact Payments, including a new toolkit in Spanish and a variety of other print and visual items available.
IR-2020-95, May 12, 2020 – The Internal Revenue Service today released guidance to allow temporary changes to section 125 cafeteria plans.
IR-2020-94, May 12, 2020 – The Internal Revenue Service today issued proposed regulations under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) that provide guidance to taxpayers and governments with respect to fines, penalties and certain other amounts.
IR-2020-93, May 11, 2020 – The IRS and Treasury have successfully delivered nearly 130 million Economic Impact Payments to Americans in less than a month, and more are on the way.
IR-2020-92, May 8, 2020 – With a variety of steps underway to speed Economic Impact Payments, the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service urged people to use Get My Payment by noon Wednesday, May 13, for a chance to get a quicker delivery.
IR-2020-91, May 8, 2020 – The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service today released updated state-by-state figures for Economic Impact Payments, with approximately 130 million individuals receiving payments worth more than $200 billion in the program's first four weeks.
IR-2020-90, May 7, 2020 – The Internal Revenue Service today issued proposed regulations that provide guidance for estates and trusts clarifying that certain deductions of estates and non-grantor trusts are not miscellaneous itemized deductions.
IR-2020-89, May 7, 2020 – The Internal Revenue Service today reminds employers affected by COVID-19 about three important new credits available to them.
IR-2020-88, May 6, 2020 – The IRS is accepting applications for the Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) and Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) grant programs, which will allow some organizations to apply for annual funding for up to three years.
IR-2020-87, May 5, 2020 – The Internal Revenue Service Office of Chief Counsel today announced the Settlement Days program will continue remotely enabling unrepresented taxpayers to work towards resolving their pending United States Tax Court case despite "stay-at-home" orders in many jurisdictions.
IR-2020-86, May 1, 2020 – The Internal Revenue Service today reminded Supplemental Security Income and Department of Veterans Affairs beneficiaries to act by Tuesday, May 5 if they didn't file a tax return in 2018 or 2019 and have dependents so they can quickly receive the full amount of their Economic Impact Payment.
IR-2020-85, April 30, 2020 – As Economic Impact Payments continue to be successfully delivered, the IRS today reminds taxpayers that IRS.gov includes answers to many common questions, including help to use two recently launched Economic Impact Payment tools.
IR-2020-84, April 30, 2020 – The Internal Revenue Service today announced that the application period for Low Income Taxpayer Clinic grants for calendar year 2021 will run from April 30, 2020 to June 16, 2020.
IR-2020-82, April 26, 2020 – The Internal Revenue Service today announced significant enhancements to the "Get My Payment" tool to deliver an improved and smoother experience for Americans eligible to receive Economic Impact Payments.
IR-2020-81, April 24, 2020 – The Internal Revenue Service today issued a special alert for Supplemental Security Income and Department of Veterans Affairs beneficiaries to act by May 5 if they didn't file a tax return in 2018 or 2019 and have dependents so they can quickly receive the full amount of their Economic Impact Payment.
IR-2020-79, April 24, 2020 – The IRS today announced it is accepting applications for the Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council (IRSAC). Applications will be accepted through June 12, 2020.
IR-2020-78, April 23, 2020 – The Treasury Department and the IRS today issued proposed regulations under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that provide guidance for tax-exempt organizations that are subject to the unrelated business income tax with more than one unrelated trade or business on how to calculate their unrelated business taxable income (UBTI).
IR-2020-77, April 21, 2020 – The Treasury Department and the IRS today issued guidance that provides relief to individuals and businesses affected by travel disruptions arising from the COVID-19 emergency.
IR-2020-76, April 20, 2020 – The IRS today issued a special alert for several groups of federal benefit recipients to act by this Wednesday, April 22, if they didn't file a tax return in 2018 or 2019 and have dependents so they can quickly receive the full amount of their Economic Impact Payment.
IR-2020-75, April 17, 2020 – The IRS, working in partnership with the Treasury Department and the Department of Veterans Affairs, announced today that recipients of VA benefits will automatically receive automatic Economic Impact Payments.
IR-2020-74, April 16, 2020 – The Internal Revenue Service today reported a record increase in the use of Free File products for entering and filing federal income taxes and reminded taxpayers that they should go through IRS.gov to ensure they get the free offers they are due.
IR-2020-73, April 15, 2020 – The IRS, working in partnership with the Treasury Department and the Social Security Administration, announced today that recipients of Supplemental Security Income (SSI) will automatically receive automatic Economic Impact Payments.
IR-2020-72, April 15, 2020 – Working with the Treasury Department, the Internal Revenue Service today unveiled the new Get My Payment with features to let taxpayers check on their Economic Impact Payment date and update direct deposit information.
IR-2020-71, April 14, 2020 – The Internal Revenue Service and its Security Summit partners today urged tax professionals to take additional security steps immediately to protect taxpayer data as more practitioners telework and security risks increase.
IR-2020-70, April 13, 2020 – The Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers they have several options to schedule and pay federal taxes electronically that are due on July 15.
IR-2020-69, April 10, 2020 – To help millions of people, the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service today launched a new web tool allowing quick registration for Economic Impact Payments for those who don't normally file a tax return.
IR-2020-68, April 9, 2020 – IRS urges taxpayers to use electronic options; outlines online assistance.
IR-2020-67, April 9, 2020 – The Internal Revenue Service today issued guidance providing tax relief under the CARES Act for taxpayers with net operating losses. Recently the IRS issued tax relief for partnerships filing amended returns.
IR-2020-66, April 9, 2020 – To help taxpayers, the Department of Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service announced today that Notice 2020-23 extends additional key tax deadlines for individuals and businesses
IR-2020-65, April 3, 2020 – The Internal Revenue Service reminded taxpayers, businesses, tax professionals and others to follow the agency's official social media accounts and email subscription lists to get urgent information on COVID-19 and economic impact payments.
IR-2020-64, April 2, 2020 – The Internal Revenue Service today urged taxpayers to be on the lookout for a surge of calls and email phishing attempts about the Coronavirus, or COVID-19. These contacts can lead to tax-related fraud and identity theft.
IR-2020-62, March 31, 2020 – The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service today launched the Employee Retention Credit, designed to encourage businesses to keep employees on their payroll.
IR-2020-61, March 30, 2020 – The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service today announced that distribution of economic impact payments will begin in the next three weeks and will be distributed automatically, with no action required for most people.
IR-2020-60, March 27, 2020 – The Internal Revenue Service today announced Erin M. Collins will start her term as the National Taxpayer Advocate (NTA) on Monday, March 30, and lead the Taxpayer Advocate Service, an independent organization within the IRS.
IR-2020-59, March 25, 2020 – To help people facing the challenges of COVID-19 issues, the Internal Revenue Service announced today a sweeping series of steps to assist taxpayers by providing relief on a variety of issues ranging from easing payment guidelines to postponing compliance actions.
IR-2020-58, March 21, 2020 – The Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service announced today that the federal income tax filing due date is automatically extended from April 15, 2020, to July 15, 2020.
IR-2020-57, March 20, 2020 – Today the U.S. Treasury Department, Internal Revenue Service (IRS), and the U.S. Department of Labor (Labor) announced that small and midsize employers can begin taking advantage of two new refundable payroll tax credits, designed to immediately and fully reimburse them, dollar-for-dollar, for the cost of providing Coronavirus-related leave to their employees
IR-2020-56, March 13, 2020 – The Internal Revenue Service today reminded taxpayers to remain vigilant with their personal information by securing computers and mobile phones.
IR-2020-55, March 12, 2020 – The Internal Revenue Service today announced the release of final regulations that increase the Offer in Compromise application fee to $205 and provide an additional way for the IRS to waive the Offer in Compromise application fee for low-income taxpayers, based on their adjusted gross income (AGI).
IR-2020-54, March 11, 2020 – The Internal Revenue Service today advised that high-deductible health plans (HDHPs) can pay for 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)-related testing and treatment, without jeopardizing their status.
IR-2020-53, March 10, 2020 – The IRS is encouraging taxpayers to take control of the size of their refund using the Tax Withholding Estimator on IRS.gov.
IR-2020-52, March 9, 2020 – The IRS today reminded taxpayers, businesses, tax professionals and others to take advantage of a wide variety of free IRS email subscription services that feature things like the annual "Dirty Dozen" list of tax scams, which is coming this month.
IR-2020-51, March 6, 2020 – Victims of this week's tornadoes and severe storms in parts of Tennessee, including Nashville, will have until July 15, 2020, to file various individual and business tax returns and make tax payments, the IRS announced today.
IR-2020-50, March 6, 2020 – The Internal Revenue Service has updated two comprehensive publications designed to help anyone making IRA contributions or receiving IRA distributions for tax year 2019 or considering making retirement donations before April 15, 2020.