News Releases for December 2020

Treasury, IRS provide relief for those developing renewable energy projects offshore or on federal land

IR-2020-281, December 31, 2020 — The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service today issued guidance providing an extension of the safe harbor for taxpayers developing renewable energy projects offshore or on federal land.

재무부와 IRS는 수백만 미국인에게 2차 경제 충격 지원금 지급을 시작하였습니다.

IR-2020-280, December 29, 2020 — Today, the Internal Revenue Service and the Treasury Department will begin delivering a second round of Economic Impact Payments as part of the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021 to millions of Americans who received the first round of payments earlier this year.

IRS issues standard mileage rates for 2021

IR-2020-279, December 22, 2020 — The IRS today issued the 2021 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical or moving purposes.

Year-end reminder: Expanded tax benefits help individuals and businesses give to charity during 2020

IR-2020-278, December 18, 2020 — The Internal Revenue Service today explained how expanded tax benefits can help both individuals and businesses give to charity before the end of this year.

납세 준비: IRS(국세청)의 온라인 도구로 집에서 안전하게 처리하기

IR-2020-277, December 16, 2020 — 곧 있을 소득신고 기간을 납세자들이 잘 준비하도록하는 알림 시리즈의 네 번째입니다. IRS.gov에서 업데이트하고 사용할 수 있는 특별 페이지에서 납세자들이 2021년 소득신고를 더 쉽게 하기 위해 취할 수 있는 조치를 요약하고 있습니다.

IRS: Volunteers needed for free tax prep help

IR-2020-276, December 11, 2020 — Safety and social distancing, along with virtual options, will be the emphasis now and for the upcoming tax season as the Internal Revenue Service seeks volunteers to provide free tax return preparation through its Volunteer Income Tax Assistance and Tax Counseling for the Elderly programs.

Treasury and IRS issue final regulations on the deduction for qualified transportation fringe and commuting expenses

IR-2020-275, December 9, 2020 — The Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service issued final regulations on the deduction for qualified transportation fringe and commuting expenses following changes made by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA).

IRS has begun sending letters to taxpayers that may need to take action related to Qualified Opportunity Funds

IR-2020-274, December 9, 2020 — The Internal Revenue Service has started sending letters to taxpayers that may need to take additional actions related to Qualified Opportunity Funds (QOF).

IRS provides guidance on legislation that increases automatic enrollment cap percentage and eases burdens for certain safe harbor plans

IR-2020-273, December 9, 2020 — The Internal Revenue Service today issued Notice 2020-86 addressing certain provisions of the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act of 2019 (SECURE Act) affecting safe harbor plans, including safe harbor 401(k) plans and certain 403(b) plans.

세금 납부 준비: 2021년 소득 신고에서 변경된 것과 고려사항

이 안내문은 곧 있을 세금 신고 기간에 납세자들이 준비를 돕는 알림 시리즈의 세 번째입니다. IRS.gov에서 업데이트되고 이용할 수 있는 특별 페이지에 2021년에 소득신고를 더 쉽게 하기 위해 지금 취할 수 있는 조치를 정리해 놓았습니다.

National Tax Security Awareness Week, Day 5: Security Summit alerts tax professionals to potential telework scams during COVID-19, urges all practitioners to use multi-factor authentication

IR-2020-271, December 4, 2020 — The IRS, state tax agencies and the tax industry marked the final day of National Tax Security Awareness Week with a warning to all tax professionals that they face additional challenges from cybercriminals seeking to exploit COVID-19 fears.

Interest rates remain the same for the first quarter of 2021

IR-2020-270, December 3, 2020 — The Internal Revenue Service today announced that interest rates will remain the same for the calendar quarter beginning January 1, 2021.

IRS to employers: Remember February 1, 2021 deadline for Form W-2, other wage statements

IR-2020-269, December 3, 2020 — The Internal Revenue Service today reminded employers that they must file Form W-2 and other wage statements by February 1, 2021, to avoid penalties and help the IRS prevent fraud.

National Tax Security Awareness Week, Day 4: Security Summit urges businesses to tighten security, offers new protections against identity theft

IR-2020-268, December 3, 2020 — The Internal Revenue Service, state tax agencies and the tax industry urged businesses to be on guard as thieves try to use their stolen names and data to file fraudulent tax returns.

National Tax Security Awareness Week, Day 3: IRS expands Identity Protection PIN Opt-In Program to taxpayers nationwide

IR-2020-267, December 2, 2020 — As part of the Security Summit effort, the Internal Revenue Service announced today that starting in January the Identity Protection PIN Opt-In Program will be expanded to all taxpayers who can properly verify their identities.

IRS National Tax Security Awareness Week, Day 2: 2021 online tax preparation products to offer multi-factor authentication for taxpayers, tax pros

IR-2020-266, December 1, 2020 — The Internal Revenue Service, state tax agencies and the tax industry today marked the second day of National Tax Security Awareness Week by announcing an improved feature that will be available on all 2021 online tax preparation products.

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