International Taxpayers Press Releases


The following IRS Press Releases relate to international individual tax matters.


IRS reminds U.S. taxpayers living and working abroad to file their 2022 tax return by June 15 (May 30, 2023)

Tax Time Guide: IRS reminder to report all income; gig economy and service industry, digital or foreign assets and sources  (March 1, 2023)

Previous Years

2 million ITINs set to expire in 2019; to avoid refund delays apply soon (October 10, 2019)

Virtual currency: IRS issues additional guidance on tax treatment and reminds taxpayers of reporting obligations (October 9, 2019)

IRS grants relief for U.S. persons who own stock in certain foreign corporations (October 1, 2019)

IRS expanding the Compliance Assurance Process for 2020, accepting new corporate applicants (September 12, 2019)

IRS announces new procedures to enable certain expatriated individuals a way to come into compliance with their U.S. tax and filing obligations (September 6, 2019)

IRS has begun sending letters to virtual currency owners advising them to pay back taxes, file amended returns; part of agency's larger efforts (July 26, 2019)

IRS provides additional details on transition tax on untaxed foreign earnings (July 16, 2019)

Millions more ITINs set to expire in 2019; IRS says renew early to prevent refund delays (June 19, 2019)

For taxpayers living, working outside the U.S., file a return by June 17 (June 5, 2019)

Some people get more time to file without asking; Anyone else can request an automatic extension (April 12, 2019)

IRS reminds those with foreign assets of annual April 15 FBAR deadline (April 4, 2019)

Failure to report offshore funds remains a crime; IRS includes topic on its 2019 "Dirty Dozen" scams list (March 15, 2019)

IRS issues proposed regulations on deduction for foreign-derived intangible income and global intangible low-taxed income (March 5, 2019)

Individuals who need passports for imminent travel should contact IRS promptly to resolve tax debt (February 27, 2019)

IRS issues proposed regulations on key new international provision, the base erosion and anti-abuse tax (December 13, 2018)

IRS issues proposed regulations on foreign tax credits (November 28, 2018)

IRS issues proposed regulations reducing potential income inclusions for certain domestic corporations that own stock in foreign corporations (October 31, 2018)

IRS issues proposed regulations on global intangible low-taxed income for U.S. shareholders  (September 13, 2018)

IRS: Offshore Voluntary Compliance Program to end Sept. 28 (September 4, 2018)

IRS announces adjustments to the Compliance Assurance Process (CAP) program (August 27, 2018)

New law makes clear: Combat-zone contract workers qualify for foreign earned income exclusion (August 24, 2018)

IRS and Treasury issue proposed regulations implementing Section 965 (August 1, 2018)

June 29th deadline nears: Many who moved to mainland due to hurricanes may need to file IRS change of residence form (June 26, 2018)

More than 2 million ITINs to expire this year; Renew soon to avoid refund delays (June 14, 2018)

June 15 tax filing deadline approaches for taxpayers living and working abroad; Check withholding for 2018 (June 8, 2018)

IRS offers penalty, filing relief to many subject to new transition tax on foreign earnings (June 4, 2018)

IRS warns of variation of Form W-8BEN scam; crooks impersonate IRS to get banking and other information (May 10, 2018)

Combat zone tax benefits now available to Armed Forces members who served in the Sinai Peninsula; IRS accepting retroactive tax refund claims back to 2015  (April 13, 2018)

IRS reminds those with foreign assets about U.S. tax obligations (April 9, 2018)

IRS Issues Additional Guidance on Transition Tax on Foreign Earnings  (April 2, 2018)

Tax filing deadline postponed until June 29 for victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands (March 22, 2018)

IRS provides additional details on section 965, transition tax; Deadlines approach for some 2017 filers (March 13, 2018)

IRS to end offshore voluntary disclosure program; Taxpayers with undisclosed foreign assets urged to come forward now (March 13, 2018)

IRS Issues Guidance on Changes in Accounting Periods Related to the Transition Tax (February 13, 2018)

IRS Encourages Taxpayers to Renew ITINs; Delays Expected for Those Who Missed Deadline (February 5, 2018)

IRS Issues Additional Guidance on Transition Tax on Foreign Earnings (January 19, 2018)

IRS Urges Travelers Requiring Passports to Pay Their Back Taxes or Enter into Payment Agreements; People Owing $51,000 or More Covered (January 16, 2018)

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