International Taxpayers Press Releases


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

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)

IRS Issues Guidance on Transition Tax on Foreign Earnings (December 29, 2017)

Get Ready for Taxes: Taxpayers with Expiring ITINs Should Submit Renewal Applications by Dec. 31 (December 5, 2017)

IRS Urges Taxpayers with Expiring ITINs to Submit Renewal Applications as Year-End Deadline Approaches (November 1, 2017)

IRS Provides Tax Relief to Residents of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands (October 4, 2017)

IRS Urges Foreign Financial Institutions Participating in FATCA to Check Their Registrations (September 14, 2017)

IRS Now Accepting Renewal Applications for ITINs Set to Expire by End of 2017 (June 21, 2017)

Taxpayers Abroad Must File by June 15 Extensions Available New Filing Deadline Now Applies to Foreign Account Reports (June 12, 2017)

Some Taxpayers Get Extensions without Asking; Taxpayers Abroad, in Combat Zones and Disaster Areas Qualify (April 14, 2017)

IRS Reminds Those with Foreign Assets of U.S. Tax Obligations; New Filing Deadline Now Applies to Foreign Account Reports (April 13, 2017)

IRS Reminds International Taxpayers of Tax Obligations; Clarifies Rules for Tax Withholding Agents (February 23, 2017)

IRS Committed to Stopping Offshore Tax Cheating; Remains on “Dirty Dozen” List of Tax Scams for 2017 (February 16, 2017)

Offshore Voluntary Compliance Efforts Top $10 Billion; More Than 100,000 Taxpayers Come Back into Compliance (October 21, 2016)

National Taxpayer Advocate Releases IRS Responses to NTA Recommendations; Posts Papers from Inaugural Conference on International Taxpayer Rights (August 24, 2016)

Don’t Forget to Report Certain Foreign Accounts to Treasury by the June 30 Deadline (June 17, 2016)

IRS to Hold Webinar on May 25 to Assist International Taxpayers; June Filing Deadlines Nearing for Most Americans Abroad (May 20, 2016)

Foreign Account Filings Top 1 Million; Taxpayers Need to Know Their Filing Requirements (March 15, 2016)

IRS to Begin Accepting Bilateral Advance Pricing Agreement Requests for India on February 16 (February 1, 2016)

Help for International Taxpayers Begins on; Six YouTube Videos Now Available to Assist (January 7, 2016)

IRS Upgrades, Enhances FATCA Registration System (November 23, 2015)

Offshore Compliance Programs Generate $8 Billion; IRS Urges People to Take Advantage of Voluntary Disclosure Programs (October 16, 2015)

IRS Announces Key Milestone in FATCA Implementation; U.S. Begins Reciprocal Automatic Exchange of Tax Information under Intergovernmental Agreements (October 2, 2015)

U.S. Signs Competent Authority Arrangements with Australia and the United Kingdom in Accordance with the Intergovernmental Agreements (September 24, 2015)

Last-Minute Reminder: Report Certain Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts to Treasury by June 30 (June 23, 2015)

Taxpayers with Foreign Assets May Have FBAR and FATCA Filing Requirements in June (June 10, 2015)

New YouTube Videos, Online Resources Help Taxpayers Abroad (June 4, 2015)

Businesses in U.S. Territories Must File Form 8300 with the IRS on Cash Transactions of $10,000 or More (May 22, 2015)

IRS Reminds Those with Foreign Assets of U.S. Tax Obligations (April 10, 2015)

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