News & Events
For Colleges and Universities: IRS Waives Penalties for Missing or Incorrect Taxpayer Identification Numbers
The IRS is waiving penalties assessed against any college, university or other educational institution for Forms 1098-T that were filed with an incorrect or missing taxpayer identification number (TIN).
Summer 2015 Statistics of Income Bulletin Now Available
IR-2015-105, Aug. 26, 2015 — The IRS today announced that the summer 2015 issue of the Statistics of Income Bulletin is available on IRS.gov.
2013 Individual Income Tax Returns Complete Report (Publication 1304) Now Available
IR-2015-104, Aug. 26, 2015 — The IRS today announced the availability of Statistics of Income 2013 Individual Income Tax Returns Complete Report (Publication 1304).
Webinar for Small Business to Focus on Tax Basics for the Self-Employed
IR-2015-103, Aug. 24, 2015 — The IRS will hold a free webinar Wednesday, Aug. 26, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. ET to provide basic tax information to new entrepreneurs and owners of existing small businesses.
Back-to-School Reminder for Parents and Students: Check Out College Tax Credits for 2015 and Years Ahead
IR-2015-102, Aug. 18, 2015 ― The IRS today reminded parents and students that now is a good time to see if they will qualify for either of two college tax credits or other education-related tax benefits when they file their 2015 federal income tax returns.
IRS Reminds Truckers: For Most, Highway Use Tax Return Is Due Aug. 31
IR-2015-101, Aug. 18, 2015 — The IRS today reminded truckers and other owners of heavy highway vehicles that in most cases their next federal highway use tax return is due Monday, Aug. 31, 2015.
IRS Seeks Applications for Advisory Committee for the Tax Exempt and Government Entities Division
IR-2015-100, Aug. 10, 2015 — The IRS is looking for applicants for the Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities (ACT).
IRS Warns Taxpayers to Guard Against New Tricks by Scam Artists; Losses Top $20 Million
IR-2015-99, Aug. 6, 2015 — Following the emergence of new variations of widespread tax scams, the IRS today issued another warning to taxpayers to remain on high alert and protect themselves against the ever-evolving array of deceitful tactics scammers use to trick people.
For ADA Anniversary: IRS Spotlights Tax Benefits and Services for People With Disabilities
IR-2015-98, July 24, 2015 — The IRS is marking the 25th anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities Act by spotlighting a number of tax benefits and services that can help taxpayers with disabilities.
National Taxpayer Advocate Reviews Filing Season and Identifies Priority Areas and Challenges in Mid-Year Report to Congress
IR-2015-97, July 15, 2015 — National Taxpayer Advocate Nina E. Olson today released her statutorily mandated mid-year report to Congress that identifies the priority issues the Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) will address during the upcoming fiscal year, including the IRS’s long-term strategic planning, tax-related identity theft and administration of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), and presents highlights of the recently concluded filing season.