News Releases for December 2021

IRS reminder: For many employers and self-employed people, deferred Social Security tax payment due Jan. 3

IR-2021-256, December 27, 2021 — The Internal Revenue Service today reminded employers and self-employed individuals that chose to defer paying part of their 2020 Social Security tax obligation that a payment is due on January 3, 2022.

IRS voye yon lèt enfòmasyon bay benefisyè kredi antisipe taks pou timoun ak benefisyè twazyèm seri peman enpak ekonomik yo; kontribyab yo ta sipoze itilize lèt sa yo pou ede yo reyalizasyon deklarasyon 2022 yo

IR-2021-255, 22 desanm 2021 — Sèvis Revni Entèn anonse jodi a li pral voye lèt enfòmasyon bay benefisyè kredi antisipe taks pou timoun yo apati de desanm ak tout benefisyè twazyèm seri peman enpak ekonomik yo nan fen mwa janvye. Wap gen pou ou sèvi ak enfòmasyon sa yo lè w ap reyalize deklarasyon enpo yo, konsa wa va redui kantite erè ak reta nan pwosesis.

Alèjman fiskal pou Siklòn Ida te pwolonje pou 15 fevriye pou yon pati oswa tout sis (6) Eta kalifye yo

IR-2021-254, 22 desanm 2021 — Sèvis Revni Entèn nan te anonse jodia, Viktim Siklòn Ida yo nan sis (6) Eta yo genyen kounyea jiska 15 fevriye 2022 pou yo depoze plizyè deklarasyon taks pou patikililye ak pou biznis epi pou yo fè peman taks yo. Yo te genyen jiska 3 janvye pou yo te fè sa.

United States, Malta sign a competent authority arrangement (CAA) confirming pension fund meaning

IR-2021-253, December 21, 2021 — The competent authorities of the United States and Malta signed a competent authority arrangement (CAA) confirming their understanding of the meaning of pension fund for purposes of the United States–Malta income tax treaty (Treaty). The competent authorities have entered into this agreement after becoming aware that U.S. taxpayers with no connection to Malta were misconstruing the pension provisions of the Treaty to avoid income tax on the earnings of, and distributions from, personal retirement schemes established in Malta.

Pou viktim tònad Ilinwa (Illinois) ak Tenesi (Tennessee), IRS pwolonje dat limit reyalize deklarasyon enpo 2021 jiska 16 me.

IR-2021-252, 20 desanm 2021 — Sèvis Revni Entèn anonse jodia, moun ki viktim tònad mwa sa a nan kèk pati nan Ilinwa (Illinois) ak Tenesi (Tennessee) ap gen jiska 16 me 2022 pou yo reyalize divès deklarasyon enpo pou pwòp tèt pa yo ak pou biznis yo epi peye enpo yo kòmsadwa. Viktim tanpèt yo nan Kentèki (Kentucky) deja benefisye menm alèjman fiskal sa a tou.

IRS issues standard mileage rates for 2022

IR-2021-251, December 17, 2021 — The Internal Revenue Service today issued the 2022 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical or moving purposes.

IRS makes Tax Exempt Organization Search primary source to get exempt organization data

IR-2021-250, December 16, 2021 — The Internal Revenue Service announced today that the publicly available data it provides on electronically filed Forms 990 in a machine-readable format will be available solely on the Tax Exempt Organization Search webpage.

Byento, fanmi yo pral resevwa peman antisipe kredi enpo pou timoun yo pou mwa desanm nan ; tout moun ki pa resevwa peman yo gendwa reklame tout peman ki manke yo nan pwochen deklarasyon enpo 2021 an

IR-2021-249, 15 desanm 2021 — Sèvis revni entèn ak Depatman trezò te anonse jodi a ke plizyè milyon fanmi Ameriken pral resevwa dènye peman antisipe kredi taks pou timoun (CTC) yo nan mwa desanm nan.

Pou viktim tònad Kentucky yo, IRS pwolonje dat limit pou deklarasyon enpo 2021 jiska 16 me

IR-2021-248, 14 desanm 2021 — Sèvis Revni Entèn anonse Jodi a, moun ki viktim tònad wikenn sa a nan Kentèki (Kentucky) ap gen jiska 16 me 2022 pou yo reyalize divès deklarasyon enpo pou pwòp tèt pa yo ak pou biznis yo epi peye taks yo kòmsadwa.

IRS joins leading nonprofit groups to highlight special charitable tax benefit available through Dec. 31

IR-2021-247, December 13, 2021 — The Internal Revenue Service joined today with several leading nonprofit groups to highlight a special tax provision that allows more people to deduct donations to qualifying charities on their 2021 federal income tax return.

IRS provides revised questions and answers for 2020 Recovery Rebate Credit

IR-2021-246, December 10, 2021 — The Internal Revenue Service today updated frequently asked questions (FAQs) regarding the 2020 Recovery Rebate Credit (FS-2021-17).

Most retirees must take required minimum distributions by Dec. 31

IR-2021-245, December 8, 2021 — The IRS today reminded retirement plan participants and individual retirement account owners that payments, called required minimum distributions, must usually be taken by December 31.

IRS is seeking qualified applicants for the Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee

IR-2021-244, December 8, 2021 — The Internal Revenue Service is seeking qualified applicants for nomination to the Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee (ETAAC). The ETAAC is an organized public forum for discussion of issues in electronic tax administration, such as prevention of identity theft and refund fraud.

Prepare nou pou enpo yo: Kisa ki nouvo epi kisa pou konsidere lè w ap fè depo an 2022

IR-2021-243, 7 Desanm, 2021 — Administrasyon Fiskal Ameriken an jodi a ankouraje kontribyab yo pou yo pran gwo mezi mwa sa pou ede yo depoze deklarasyon enpo federal yo pou ane 2022 a, sa ki gen ladan l yon ansanm etap espesyal ki lye ak Pèman Enpak Ekonomik yo ak pèman antisipe Kredi Enpo pou Timoun yo.

IRS issues guidance regarding the retroactive termination of the Employee Retention Credit

IR-2021-242, December 6, 2021 — The Internal Revenue Service today issued guidance for employers regarding the retroactive termination of the Employee Retention Credit.

National Tax Security Awareness Week, Day 5: Security Summit partners remind businesses to tighten security; be aware of steps to help prevent, protect data loss

IR-2021-241, December 3, 2021 — The Internal Revenue Service, state tax agencies and the nation’s tax industry urged businesses to be alert to cyberattacks aimed at gaining access to business data and customer information and be aware of steps to help them on tax-related issues related to identity theft.

National Tax Security Awareness Week: Tax pros, taxpayers can use secure online account and digital signature options

IR-2021-240, December 2, 2021 — The Internal Revenue Service, state tax agencies and the tax industry marked the fourth day of National Tax Security Awareness Week with a reminder to tax professionals and taxpayers that they can use digital signatures on a variety of common IRS forms and access a secure online platform to view and make changes to their account.

National Tax Security Awareness Week, Day 4: Security Summit warns tax pros that pandemic adds to data-theft risks; offers tips and outlines common scams

IR-2021-239, December 2, 2021 — The Internal Revenue Service, state tax agencies and the nation’s tax industry today warned tax professionals that they face additional security risks from cybercriminals seeking to use the pandemic and phishing scams to steal sensitive client information.

National Tax Security Awareness Week, Day 3: Choosing a special Identity Protection PIN adds extra safety for taxpayers

IR-2021-238, December 1, 2021 — As part of a wider effort to increase security, the Internal Revenue Service today reminded taxpayers they can get extra protection starting in January by joining the agency’s Identity Protection Personal Identification Number (IP PIN) program.

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