News Releases for August 2020

Thursday, Sept. 3 IRS webinar focuses on Opportunity Zones

IR-2020-198, August 31, 2020 — The Internal Revenue Service is holding a free webinar designed to give an overview of Opportunity Zones and to discuss related tax benefits for investors.

IRS provides tax relief for victims of Hurricane Laura; Oct. 15 deadline, other dates extended to Dec. 31

IR-2020-197, August 31, 2020 — Victims of Hurricane Laura that began August 22 now have until December 31, 2020, to file various individual and business tax returns and make tax payments, the IRS announced today.

Settlements begin in syndicated conservation easement transaction initiative

IR-2020-196, August 31, 2020 — As part of a continuing effort to combat abusive transactions, the Internal Revenue Service announced today the completion of the first settlement under its initiative to resolve certain docketed cases involving syndicated conservation easement transactions.

일부 종업원 사회보장세 원천징수 연기하는 대통령 각서 집행 지침 발표

IR-2020-195, 2020년 8월 28일 - 워싱턴 — 재무청과 국세청(IRS)은 오늘 2020년 8월 8일에 발표된 대통령 각서를 집행하는 지침(영어)을 발표하였습니다. 해당 각서에 따라 종업원의 급여가 일정 금액 미만일 경우 고용주는 종업원이 부담하는 사회보장세 일부의 원천징수 및 납부를 연기할 수 있게 됩니다.

IRS approves temporary use of e-signatures for certain forms

IR-2020-194, August 28, 2020 — To protect the health of taxpayers and tax professionals, the Internal Revenue Service today announced it will temporarily allow the use of digital signatures on certain forms that cannot be filed electronically.

IRS accepting applicants for the Compliance Assurance Process for 2021

IR-2020-193, August 27, 2020 — The Internal Revenue Service announced today the opening of the application period for the 2021 Compliance Assurance Process program.

IRS: 5만 명의 배우자에게 밀린 경제 충격 지원금 지급

IR-2020-192, 2020년 8월 25일 — 워싱턴 — 국세청(IRS)은 배우자의 밀린 자녀 양육 보조비를 충당하는 데 경제 충격 지원금이 전용된 5만 명의 배우자들에게 밀린 경제 충격 지원금 수표를 곧 지급해드릴 것입니다.

IRS provides tax relief for victims of California wildfires; Oct. 15 deadline, other dates extended to Dec. 15

IR-2020-191, August 24, 2020 — Victims of the California wildfires that began August 14 now have until December 15, 2020 to file various individual and business tax returns and make tax payments, the IRS announced today.

IRS provides tax relief for victims of Iowa derecho; extends Oct. 15, other upcoming deadlines to Dec. 15

IR-2020-190, August 24, 2020 — Victims of the August 10 derecho storm that affected parts of Iowa now have until December 15, 2020, to file various individual and business tax returns and make tax payments, the IRS announced today.

IRS, 허리케인 피크 시즌 다가옴에 따라 재난 대비 당부

IR-2020-189, 2020년 8월 24 — 일 워싱턴 — 국세청(IRS)은 긴급 상황에 대한 대비책을 세우고 이를 유지할 것을 여러분께 당부드립니다. 철두철미한 계획은 천재 지변을 견뎌 내는 데 결정적인 요소입니다. 개인 납세자, 단체 및 사업체는 지금 당장 위기 시 대비책을 수립하고 업데이트해야 합니다.

IRS updates procedures for designating taxpayer disputes for litigation, implementing provisions of Taxpayer First Act

IR-2020-188, August 24, 2020 — The Internal Revenue Service today issued a memorandum that provides interim guidance to the agency’s compliance staff on requests to designate issues for litigation.

IRS: Deadline to return distributions to retirement accounts is Aug. 31

IR-2020-187, August 24, 2020 — The Internal Revenue Service today reminds IRA owners, beneficiaries or workplace retirement plan participants who received a Required Minimum Distribution (RMD) this year that they have until Aug. 31 to rollover or repay the distribution to avoid paying taxes.

IRS urges employers to choose carefully when selecting a payroll service provider

IR-2020-186, August 19, 2020 — The IRS reminded employers today to carefully choose their payroll service providers following continuing concerns that some disreputable organizations can fail to deposit employment taxes, leaving businesses vulnerable to unpaid bills.

IRS: 실업 수당은 과세 대상입니다, 지금 원천징수를 신청하여 세금 신고 시 예상치 못한 미납 세금을 방지하십시오

워싱턴 — 수백만 미국인이 대개 처음으로 과세 대상 실업 수당을 수령하게 됨에 따라 오늘 국세청(IRS)은 실업 수당을 받는 분들께 원천징수를 신청하여 내년에 연방 소득세를 신고할 때 해당 소득에 대하여 미납 세금이 발생하지 않도록 방지할 것을 말씀드렸습니다.

Working Virtually: make a plan for protecting data and reporting theft; Part 5 of Security Summit tips for tax professionals

IR-2020-184, August 18, 2020 — The Internal Revenue Service and Security Summit partners today reminded tax professionals that federal law requires them to have a written information security plan.

IRS, 1,390만 미국인에게 환급 이자 지급, 과세 대상 지급액은 평균 18 달러

IR-2020-183, 2020년 8월 18일 — 이번 주 재무청과 국세청(IRS)은 2019년 연방 소득세 신고서를 제때 제출한 환급 대상자인 약 1,390만 개인 납세자에게 이자를 지급합니다.

Now available: IRS Form 1040-X electronic filing

IR-2020-182, August 17, 2020 — Marking a major milestone in tax administration, the Internal Revenue Service announced today that taxpayers can now submit Form 1040-X electronically with commercial tax-filing software.

마지막으로 남은 ITIN이 2020년에 만료됩니다. 환급 지연을 피하려면 신속히 갱신하십시오

워싱턴 — 국세청(IRS)이 2013년 이전에 발급된 개인 납세자 식별 번호(ITIN)를 만료시킴에 따라 2020년 말에는 백만 명이 넘는 납세자들의 ITIN이 만료될 예정입니다. IRS는 이에 해당될 경우 갱신 신청서를 신속히 제출하여 내년에 일어날 수 있는 환급 지연을 피할 것을 촉구하였습니다 .

IRS, 자녀가 있는 분들께 500 달러 경제 충격 지원금 지급 위해 새로운 방안 추진

IR-2020-180, 2020년 8월 14일 - 워싱턴 — 국세청(IRS)은 자신의 정보를 제때 제출하지 못한 분들이 자녀에 대한 경제 충격 지원금을 지급 받을 수 있도록 돕는 방안을 지속적으로 모색하고 있습니다. 이와 같은 노력의 일환으로 국세청(IRS)은 오늘 연방 정부로부터 올해 초에 자녀당 500 달러를 지급 받지 못한 분들을 위해 등록 기간을 재개한다고 밝혔습니다.

Global disruption of three terror finance cyber-enabled campaigns (PDF)

Issued by the Department of Justice on August 13, 2020 — The Justice Department today announced the dismantling of three terrorist financing cyber-enabled campaigns, involving the al-Qassam Brigades, Hamas’s military wing, al-Qaeda, and Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS).

IRS reminds truckers of Aug. 31 highway use tax return deadline; e-file encouraged

IR-2020-179, August 13, 2020 — The Internal Revenue Service today reminded owners of most heavy highway vehicles of their responsibility to timely file Form 2290, Heavy Highway Vehicle Use Tax Return.

Working Virtually: Avoid phishing scams; Part 4 of Security Summit tips for tax professionals

IR-2020-178, August 11, 2020 — The Internal Revenue Service and the Security Summit partners today warned tax professionals to be alert to new phishing scams that try to take advantage of COVID-19, Economic Impact Payments and increased teleworking by practitioners.

Joint Board announces temporary waiver of “physical presence” education requirement for enrolled actuaries

IR-2020-177, August 10, 2020 — The Joint Board for the Enrollment of Actuaries today provided enrolled actuaries with notice that it is waiving the physical presence requirement for continuing professional education (CPE) credit for any formal programs conducted from January 1, 2020, through December 31, 2022.

Working Virtually: Use a virtual private network to secure remote locations; Part 3 of Security Summit tips for tax professionals

IR-2020-176, August 4, 2020 — As more tax professionals consider teleworking during COVID-19, the IRS and the Security Summit partners today urged practitioners to secure remote locations by using a virtual private network (VPN) to protect against cyber intruders.

James Lee selected to lead IRS Criminal Investigation

IR-2020-175, August 3, 2020 — The IRS announced today that James Lee will become the new chief of IRS Criminal Investigation (CI) on October 1.

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