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- Dirty Dozen: Taking tax advice on social media can be bad news for taxpayers; schemes circulating involving tax forms
IR-2023-61, March 28, 2023 – The IRS today continued the Dirty Dozen series with a warning on day seven about trusting tax advice on social media that can lure otherwise honest taxpayers and tax professionals into compromising tax situations.
- IRS: Mississippi storm victims qualify for tax relief; April 18 deadline, other dates extended to July 31
IR-2023-60, March 28, 2023 – Mississippi storm victims now have until July 31, 2023, to file various federal individual and business tax returns and make tax payments, the Internal Revenue Service announced today.
- Dirty Dozen: IRS warns individuals to stay clear of shady tax preparers; offers tips on carefully choosing tax professionals
IR-2023-59, March 27, 2023 – The IRS today continued the Dirty Dozen series by cautioning taxpayers to avoid unscrupulous tax return preparers and provided important tips to find the right tax professional.
- IRS: New York storm victims qualify for tax relief; April 18 deadline, other dates extended to May 15
IR-2023-58, March 24, 2023 – New York winter storm and snowstorm victims now have until May 15, 2023, to file various federal individual and business tax returns and make tax payments, the Internal Revenue Service announced today.
- Dirty Dozen: IRS warns of scammers using fake charities to exploit taxpayers
IR-2023-57, March 24, 2023 – On day five of the annual Dirty Dozen campaign, the Internal Revenue Service today urged everyone to be on alert for scammers using fake charities to dupe taxpayers, especially following major disasters.
- Important details to understand when the IRS might contact a taxpayer
IR-2023-56, March 23, 2023 – The Internal Revenue Service reaches out in multiple ways to educate taxpayers while ensuring it fairly enforces the nation's tax laws. There are important factors to keep in mind about when the IRS may initiate direct contact with a taxpayer.
- Dirty Dozen: Watch out for third-party promoters of false fuel tax credit claims
IR-2023-55, March 23, 2023 – As part of this year's Dirty Dozen tax scams, the Internal Revenue Service today warned taxpayers to watch out for promoters pushing improper fuel tax credit claims that taxpayers aren't qualified to receive.
- Dirty Dozen: IRS warns of scammers offering â€œhelpâ€ to set up an Online Account; creates identity theft risk for honest taxpayers
IR-2023-54, March 22, 2023 – The IRS today warned taxpayers to watch out for scammers who try to sell or offer help setting up an Online Account on IRS.gov that puts their tax and financial information at risk of identity theft.
- IRS revises frequently asked questions about Form 1099-K
IR-2023-53, March 22, 2023 – The Internal Revenue Service today revised frequently asked questions (FAQs) for Form 1099-K, Payment Card and Third Party Network Transactions, in Fact Sheet FS-2023-06.
- Treasury, IRS issue guidance on implementation of advanced manufacturing investment credit
IR-2023-52, March 21, 2023 – The Internal Revenue Service today issued proposed regulations that provide guidance regarding the implementation of The Advanced Manufacturing Investment Credit, established by the Creating Helpful Incentives to Produce Semiconductors Act of 2022, commonly known as the CHIPS Act.
- Dirty Dozen: Watch out for scammers using email and text messages to try tricking people during tax season
IR-2023-51, March 21, 2023 – With the filing deadline quickly approaching, the Internal Revenue Service today urged everyone to remain vigilant against email and text scams aimed at tricking taxpayers about refunds or tax issues.
- IRS issues guidance, seeks comments on nonfungible tokens
IR-2023-50, March 21, 2023 – The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service today announced that they are soliciting feedback for upcoming guidance regarding the tax treatment of a nonfungible token (NFT) as a collectible under the tax law.
- IRS opens 2023 Dirty Dozen with warning about Employee Retention Credit claims; increased scrutiny follows aggressive promoters making offers too good to be true
IR-2023-49, March 20, 2023 – In a further warning to people and businesses, the Internal Revenue Service added widely circulating promoter claims involving Employee Retention Credits as a new entry in the annual Dirty Dozen list of tax scams.
- IRS: Avoid processing delays and refund adjustments using these steps to prevent tax return errors
IR-2023-48, March 20, 2023 – With only a few days remaining before the April 18 filing deadline, the Internal Revenue Service today reminded taxpayers how to avoid common errors on their federal tax returns and help get possible refunds sooner.
- IRS addresses questions about medical expenses related to nutrition, wellness and general health
IR-2023-47, March 17, 2023 – The Internal Revenue Service today posted frequently asked questions that address whether certain costs related to nutrition, wellness and general health are medical expenses that may be paid or reimbursed under a health savings account (HSA), health flexible spending arrangement (FSA), Archer medical savings account (Archer MSA) or health reimbursement arrangement (HRA).
- Tax Time Guide: IRS provides easy access to tax refund status with Where's My Refund? tool; no need to call
IR-2023-46, March 15, 2023 – The Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers that the Where's My Refund? tool on IRS.gov is the most convenient way to check the status of 2022, 2021 and 2020 tax refunds. IRS2Go, the mobile app, offers another way for users to check their refund status.
- Werfel begins work as 50th IRS Commissioner
IR-2023-45, March 13, 2023 – Danny Werfel began work today as the 50th commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service.
- Tax Time Guide: Using electronic payment and agreement options for taxpayers who owe can help avoid penalties and interest
IR-2023-44, March 9, 2023 – With the tax deadline approaching, the IRS reminded taxpayers they can avoid late filing and interest penalties by submitting their tax return and any payments due by April 18. For struggling taxpayers who can't pay by the deadline, the IRS offers several different options to help.
- IRS reminder to many retirees: Last day to start taking money out of IRAs and 401(k)s is April 1
IR-2023-43, March 9, 2023 – The Internal Revenue Service today reminded retirees who turned 72 during 2022 that, in most cases, Sunday, April 1, 2023, is the last day to begin receiving payments from Individual Retirement Arrangements (IRAs), 401(k)s and similar workplace retirement plans.
- 2023 supplemental application period now open for Low Income Taxpayer Clinic grants
IR-2023-42, March 8, 2023 – The Internal Revenue Service today announced it will accept supplemental applications for Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC) matching grants from all qualified organizations. The application period will run from March 7, 2023, to April 18, 2023.
- IRS begins new Digital Intake initiative; Form 940 scanning process off to strong start; other forms to start soon
IR-2023-41, March 8, 2023 – As part of ongoing transformation efforts, the Internal Revenue Service announced today the successful expansion of digital scanning.
- IRS issues renewed warning on Employee Retention Credit claims; false claims generate compliance risk for people and businesses claiming credit improperly
IR-2023-40, March 7, 2023 – The Internal Revenue Service today issued a renewed warning urging people to carefully review the Employee Retention Credit (ERC) guidelines before trying to claim the credit as promoters continue pushing ineligible people to file.
- IRS opens many Taxpayer Assistance Centers across the nation on March 11 for special Saturday hours and face-to-face help
IR-2023-39, March 6, 2023 – The IRS will again open on Saturday at many Taxpayer Assistance Centers across the country on March 11 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. as part of its efforts to improve service this tax season. Additional Saturday openings are planned for April 8 and May 13.
- IRS warns taxpayers of new filing season scams involving Form W-2 wages; those filing fake returns face potential penalties, investigation
IR-2023-38, March 3, 2023 – The Internal Revenue Service issued a consumer alert today to warn taxpayers of new scams that urge people to use wage information on a tax return to claim false credits in hopes of getting a big refund.
- 2023 IRS Nationwide Tax Forums to be held in five cities
IR-2023-37, March 2, 2023 – Registration for this summer's 2023 IRS Nationwide Tax Forums is now open. The forums return to an in-person format in five cities across the nation for the first time since 2019.
- Taxpayer Advocacy Panel welcomes 8 new members dedicated to improving IRS taxpayer services; seeks civic-minded volunteers to apply for next year's group
IR-2023-36, March 2, 2023 – The Internal Revenue Service today announced the selection of eight new members to serve on the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel for 2023.
- Tax Time Guide: IRS reminder to report all income; gig economy and service industry, digital or foreign assets and sources
IR-2023-35, March 1, 2023 – The Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers of their reporting and potential tax obligations on income from the gig economy and service industry, transactions from digital assets, and foreign sources or holding certain foreign assets.
- Farmers and fishers face March 1 tax deadline
IR-2023-34, Feb. 28, 2023 – The Internal Revenue Service today reminded businesses with income from farming or fishing that have not already made their estimated tax payments to file and pay their entire tax due on or before Wednesday, March 1, 2023.
- IRS: May 15 tax deadline extended to Oct. 16 for disaster area taxpayers in California, Alabama and Georgia
IR-2023-33, Feb. 24, 2023 – Disaster-area taxpayers in most of California and parts of Alabama and Georgia now have until Oct. 16, 2023, to file various federal individual and business tax returns and make tax payments, the Internal Revenue Service announced today. Previously, the deadline had been postponed to May 15 for these areas.
- Tax Time Guide: Things to consider when filing a 2022 tax return
IR-2023-32, Feb. 22, 2023 – With the 2023 tax filing season in full swing, the IRS reminds taxpayers to gather their necessary information and visit IRS.gov for updated resources and tools to help with their 2022 tax return.
- IRS and Treasury issue final regulations on e-file for businesses
IR-2023-31, Feb. 21, 2023 – The Department of the Treasury and the IRS today issued final regulations amending the rules for filing returns and other documents electronically (e-file). These regulations will require certain filers to e-file beginning in 2024.
- IRS and Treasury provide guidance for insurance providers on alternative minimum tax under the Inflation Reduction Act
IR-2023-30, Feb. 17, 2023 – The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service today issued Notice 2023-20, which provides interim guidance for insurance companies and certain other taxpayers for the new corporate alternative minimum tax (CAMT) until the issuance of proposed regulations.
- Taxpayers can now upload more documents to IRS; new online option for 9 notices can help resolve issues faster
IR-2023-29, Feb. 16, 2023 – The Internal Revenue Service announced today that taxpayers who receive certain notices requiring them to send information to the IRS now have the option of submitting their documentation online through IRS.gov.
- Avoid the rush: Presidents Day marks peak time period for calls; use IRS online tools in February to avoid delays, get tax help
IR-2023-28, Feb. 16, 2023 – With the nation entering a peak period for filing taxes, the Internal Revenue Service urges taxpayers to use online tools to get answers quickly and avoid phone delays during a traditional peak period for IRS phone lines around Presidents Day.
- IRS and Treasury provide guidance on the Qualifying Advanced Energy Project Credit
IR-2023-27, Feb. 13, 2023 – The Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service today provided guidance following the enactment of the Inflation Reduction Act to establish a program to allocate credits for qualified investments in eligible qualifying advanced energy projects.
- Treasury and IRS provide guidance on energy projects for low-income communities
IR-2023-26, Feb. 13, 2023 – The Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service today provided guidance to establish a program to provide solar and wind power to certain low-income areas under the Inflation Reduction Act.
- IRS announces new pilot phase for Compliance Assurance Process program
IR-2023-25, Feb. 13, 2023 – The Internal Revenue Service today announced changes to the Bridge phase of the Compliance Assurance Process (CAP) program. CAP is a cooperative pre-filing program for large corporate taxpayers.
- Interest rates remain the same for the second quarter of 2023
IR-2023-24, Feb. 13, 2023 – The Internal Revenue Service today announced that interest rates will remain the same for the calendar quarter beginning April 1, 2023.
- IRS issues guidance on state tax payments to help taxpayers
IR-2023-23, Feb. 10, 2023 – The IRS provided details today clarifying the federal tax status involving special payments made by 21 states in 2022.
- New IRS feature allows taxpayers electronically filing amended returns to choose direct deposit to speed refunds
IR-2023-22, Feb. 9, 2023 – In the latest improvement for taxpayers, the Internal Revenue Service announced today that people electronically filing their Form 1040-X, Amended U.S Individual Income Tax Return, will for the first time be able to select direct deposit for any resulting refund.
- IRS announces special Saturday hours for face-to-face help; dozens of Taxpayer Assistance Centers open across the nation
IR-2023-20, Feb. 6, 2023 – As part of a continuing effort to improve service this tax season, the Internal Revenue Service today announced special Saturday hours for the next four months at Taxpayer Assistance Centers (TACs) across the country.
- IRS introduces new service industry tip reporting program
IR-2023-19, Feb. 6, 2023 – The Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service today issued Notice 2023-13, which contains a proposed revenue procedure that would establish the Service Industry Tip Compliance Agreement (SITCA) program, a voluntary tip reporting program between the IRS and employers in various service industries. The IRS is issuing this guidance in proposed form to provide an opportunity for public comment.
- IRS issues guidance and updates frequently asked questions related to new, previously owned and qualified commercial clean vehicle credits
IR-2023-18, Feb. 3, 2023 – The Internal Revenue Service today issued Notice 2023-16 that modifies the definitions of certain vehicle classifications for the new, previously owned and qualified commercial clean vehicle credits.
- Key points to keep in mind when filing 2022 tax returns
IR-2023-17, January 31, 2023 – To help taxpayers navigate the beginning of the tax filing season, the Internal Revenue Service today offered a checklist of reminders for people as they prepare to file their 2022 tax returns.
- On EITC Awareness Day, IRS and partners promote major tax benefit to millions of low- and moderate-income workers
IR-2023-16, January 27, 2023 – The Internal Revenue Service and partners nationwide today kicked off their Earned Income Tax Credit Awareness Day outreach campaign to help millions of Americans who earned $59,187 or less last year take advantage of the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC).
- Filing Season 2023 has begun: Employer January 31 wage statement deadline almost here
IR-2023-15, January 26, 2023 – The Internal Revenue Service today urged employers to be aware of the January deadline to file Forms W-2 and other wage statements. Filing these documents timely prevents late-filing penalties for employers, helps employees file their income tax returns and prevents tax fraud.
- IRS opens free portal to file information returns; new electronic option can reduce millions of paper Forms 1099 estimated to be filed by businesses in 2023
IR-2023-14, January 25, 2023 – The Internal Revenue Service announced today that businesses can now file Form 1099 series information returns using a new online portal, available free from the IRS.
- IRS reminds taxpayers: Choose a tax professional carefully
IR-2023-13, January 24, 2023 –The Internal Revenue Service today reminded taxpayers to choose a tax return preparer with care. Even though most tax return preparers provide honest, quality service, some may cause harm through fraud, identity theft and other scams.
- IRS: Updates to question on digital assets; taxpayers should continue to report all digital asset income
IR-2023-12, January 24, 2023 – The Internal Revenue Service today reminded taxpayers that they must again answer a digital asset question and report all digital asset-related income when they file their 2022 federal income tax return, as they did for fiscal year 2021. The term "digital assets" has replaced "virtual currencies," a term used in previous years.
- IRS kicks off 2023 tax filing season with returns due April 18
IR-2023-11, January 23, 2023 – The Internal Revenue Service kicked off the 2023 tax filing season with a focus on improving service and a reminder to taxpayers to file electronically with direct deposit to speed refunds and avoid delays.