Tax Filing and Payment Extensions Expire Oct. 15; Check Eligibility for Overlooked Tax Benefits; Choose e-file; Payment Options Available IR-2012-73, Sept. 28, 2012 — The IRS urged taxpayers whose tax-filing extension runs out on Oct. 15 to double check their returns for often-overlooked tax benefits and then file their returns electronically using IRS e-file or the Free File system. Drought Stricken Farmers and Ranchers Have More Time to Replace Livestock, 43 States Affected IR-2012-72, Sept. 25, 2012— Farmers and ranchers forced to sell livestock due to drought have an extended period of time to replace the livestock and defer tax on any gains from the forced sales. Summer 2012 Statistics of Income Bulletin Now Available IR-2012-71, Sept. 24, 2012 — The IRS's summer 2012 issue of the Statistics of Income Bulletin, which features sole proprietorship data for tax year 2010, is now available. IRS Provides Tax Relief to Victims of Hurricane Isaac; Return Filing and Tax Payment Deadline Extended to Jan. 11, 2013 IR-2012-70, Sept. 5, 2012 –– The Internal Revenue Service is providing tax relief to individuals and businesses affected by Hurricane Isaac. 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.