IRS joins international organizations in fighting charity fraud during special awareness week IR-2021-205, October 18, 2021 — The Internal Revenue Service is joining international organizations and other regulators in highlighting Charity Fraud Awareness Week, October 18-22. IRS extends videoconferencing to large business taxpayers IR-2021-204, October 18, 2021 — The Internal Revenue Service today announced that beginning October 18, the IRS’s large business division will accept all taxpayer requests to meet with IRS employees using secure videoconferencing. IRS sets forth required information for a valid research credit claim for refund IR-2021-203, October 15, 2021 — The IRS has set forth the information that taxpayers will be required to include for a research credit claim for refund to be considered valid. IRS updates process for frequently asked questions on new tax legislation and addresses reliance concerns IR-2021-202, October 15, 2021 — Today, the Internal Revenue Service is updating its process for certain frequently asked questions (FAQs) on newly enacted tax legislation. IRS: Families now receiving October Child Tax Credit payments; still time for eligible families to sign up for advance payments IR-2021-201, October 15, 2021 — The Internal Revenue Service and the Treasury Department announced today that millions of American families are now receiving their advance Child Tax Credit (CTC) payment for the month of October. IRS announces 2022 Tax Counseling for the Elderly and Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program Grants IR 2021-200, October 12, 2021 — The Internal Revenue Service recently awarded over $41 million in Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) and Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) grants to organizations that provide free federal tax return preparation. Give tax withholding a fresh look as 2021 year-end nears IR-2021-199, October 8, 2021 — The Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers today that the last quarter of 2021 is a good time to check withholding. IRS Free File program available through Oct. 15 IR-2021-198, October 5, 2021 — The Internal Revenue Service announced today that Free File remains available through Oct. 15 for those taxpayers who still need to file their 2020 tax returns. IRS Nationwide Tax Forums Online launches 18 new seminars IR-2021-197, October 4, 2021 — The Internal Revenue Service today announced that 18 new self-study seminars are available through the IRS Nationwide Tax Forums Online. Oct. 15 FBAR extension deadline nears for foreign bank and financial account holders IR-2021-196, October 1, 2021 — The Internal Revenue Service reminds U.S. citizens, resident aliens and any domestic legal entity that the extension deadline to file their annual Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBAR) is Oct. 15, 2021. News Release and Fact Sheet Archive Find an archive of news releases and fact sheets from November 2002 and news releases and a listing of fact sheets from 1997.