Find it easy to spread the word about key income tax topics!
This page offers you electronic communication materials to use in reaching out to the people you serve. Get free news you can use each month, targeted by time of year to coincide with what your customers, employees, volunteers, etc. need to know about new tax law legislation, IRS events and other activities that affect them.
Please feel free to use these items for your websites, in electronic products, publications, etc. as needed. More items will be added each month. Submit your suggestions for topics you would like to see. Please send any feedback to us at this email address.
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Drop-in Articles - Perfect for partner publications that reach taxpayers
- Bartering and Trading Each transaction is taxable to both parties
- Charitable contributions may help lower your tax bill
- Understanding Your Taxes for Teachers and Students
- Don’t get scammed – protect yourself from tax scam artists
- Take the step to become a tax volunteer — a chance to touch many lives
- Education credits: Understand your Form 1098-T
- You may be able to deduct some of your job hunting expenses
- Starting a business? Check out these tax tips
- IRS provides options for taxpayers who pay late
- IRS electronic payment options are the best way to pay your taxes
- Know the five important tips on gambling income and losses
- Need to pay your taxes now? Use IRS Direct Pay
- Need a copy of your tax return or transcript? Go to the IRS.gov website
- Use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool when applying for student financial aid
Health Care Law Considerations for 2014
- Do You Need a Premium Tax Credit Checkup?
- ACA resources for individuals and families available on IRS.gov/aca
- Find out if your health care coverage is minimum essential coverage under the health care law
- Facts about exemptions from the health insurance coverage requirement
- Are you getting health insurance coverage from the Health Insurance Marketplace?
- Facts about the Individual Shared Responsibility Provision
- IRS Health Care Tax Tips explain tax provisions in the Affordable Care Act
- Facts about the Premium Tax Credit - Your Credit, Your Choice
Employee and Retirement Plans
- IRA contributions when covered by an employer’s retirement plan
- Learn the rules of IRA Required Minimum Distributions
Online for 2014
- Online Tax Calendar - View due dates and actions for each month. You can see all events or filter them by event type.
- Pub. 5136, IRS Services Guide –to electronic IRS services. Also available in Spanish
- 1040 Central – a go-to page for tax help that is available 24/7
- EITC Assistant and Versión en Español– a tool to find out eligibility for the Earned Income Tax Credit
- AMT Assistant – a tool to find out if you may need to pay Alternative Minimum Tax
- Where's My Refund? – a tool to track your refund
- IRS Free File – the IRS needs your help to spread the word about a free tax prep program for your employees, clients and customers. Free File is available only at IRS.gov/freefile
Audio/Video – Perfect for websites, emails, meetings and more
- IRS New Media - social media tools with the latest information on taxes, products and services.
Flyers/Brochures – Perfect for handouts, mailings and postings on boards or walls
- Pub. 1518A, Tax Calendar Options for Businesses and Self-Employed. Also available in Spanish
- Early Distribution Retirement Chart - A flyer with side-by-side comparison of exceptions to the additional tax on early distributions from qualified retirement plans and IRAs.
- Required Minimum Distributions for IRA Beneficiaries – A web page that shows when you must take money out of an inherited IRA.
Other Resources – Other links you may like