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News News Releases IR-2022-106, Face-to-face IRS help without an appointment available during special Saturday opening on May 14 IR-2022-105, IRS provides guidance for residents of Puerto Rico to claim the Child Tax Credit IR-2022-97, IRS accepting applications for VITA and TCE Grants in May IR-2022-63, Tax Time Guide: Electronic tax payment and agreement options available to taxpayers who owe IR-2022-62, Easy steps to avoid tax return errors that can delay processing or adjust refunds IR-2022-60, Tax Time Guide: Minimize cyber footprints, protect personal information online IR-2022-58, IRS provides more forms, letters and publications in multilingual and alternative formats: Spanish Braille now available IR-2022-54, IRS highlights importance of Child and Dependent Care Credit; can help families, others IR-2022-45, Tax Time Guide: IRS reminds taxpayers to report gig economy income, virtual currency transactions, foreign source income and assets IR-2022-32, IRS launches resource page on IRS.gov with latest details and information for taxpayers during filing season IR-2022-29, Tax Time Guide: American Rescue Plan changes can boost refunds for many families; people should file even if they haven’t for years IR-2022-26, IRS Taxpayer Assistance Centers open on special Saturdays for face-to-face help IR-2022-23, Tax Time Guide: Important considerations before filing a 2021 tax return IR-2022-19, All third Economic Impact Payments issued; parents of children born in 2021, guardians and other eligible people who did not receive all of their third-round EIPs can claim up to $1,400 per person through the 2021 Recovery Rebate Credit IR-2022-16, Top 5 things to remember when filing income tax returns in 2022 More News Releases Tax Tips Tax Tip 2022-76, School is out for the summer, but tax planning is year-round COVID Tax Tip 2022-63, Here’s how taxpayers can resolve common after-tax day issues Tax Tip 2022-61, What someone should do if they missed the April deadline to file and pay taxes Tax Tip 2022-48, Tips to help taxpayers hire a reputable tax preparer COVID Tax Tip 2022-46, Online Account and tax transcripts can help taxpayers file a complete and accurate tax return Tax Tip 2022-39, IRS Low Income Tax Clinics can help taxpayers resolve federal tax issues Tax Tip 2022-38, Two tax credits that can help cover the cost of higher education Tax Tip 2022-33, Understanding the child and dependent care credit COVID Tax Tip 2022-32, Here’s why IRS Free File is a great value for families COVID Tax Tip 2022-31, Changes to the earned income tax credit for the 2022 filing season COVID Tax Tip 2022-30, Filing season reminder for teachers: Some educator expenses may be tax deductible COVID Tax Tip 2022-28, IRS Free File can make tax season easier on people filing for the first time COVID Tax Tip 2022-25, IRS resources to help taxpayers through all stages of the filing process COVID Tax Tip 2022-21, Top things all taxpayers need to remember when filing their 2021 tax return Tax Tip 2022-14, Why taxpayers should have their tax refund direct deposited COVID Tax Tip 2022-08, Here are reasons people who don’t normally file should file a 2021 tax return Tax Tip 2022-02, Taxpayers can visit IRS.gov anytime for answers to tax questions More Tax Tips Ready-to-Use Articles Each link under a topic leads to an article that you can share. The articles can be used as a drop-in article for your website, in electronic products, publications or other content as needed. Visit the Outreach Connection Archive for additional ready-to-use articles. Child Tax Credit More Puerto Rico families qualify for Child Tax Credit Raising your grandkids? You may qualify for the Child Tax Credit Find out if you can claim the Child Tax Credit How the expanded 2021 child tax credit can help your family Coronavirus Tax Relief You may be eligible for the Recovery Rebate Credit even if you don’t normally file a tax return Check your Recovery Rebate Credit eligibility Withholding and Estimated Taxes Tips for using the IRS Tax Withholding Estimator If you're self-employed, checking your tax situation just got easier Retirees: New IRS tool makes it easier to check your withholding What to do with your Tax Withholding Estimator results An estimated tax payment could help avoid a penalty Paycheck Checkup for taxpayers who itemize Paycheck Checkup for seasonal and part-year workers Filing Gather records for the 2022 tax filing season E-file and direct deposit help expedite tax refunds A name change affects a tax return Things to think about when choosing a tax preparer Employers: Consider benefits of filing payroll taxes electronically Become a tax volunteer and learn a vital skill Payments If you owe taxes, you have options How to pay your taxes Gig Economy Gig economy workers: know your tax responsibilities Refunds E-file and direct deposit help expedite tax refunds Choose Direct Deposit for the fastest way to receive your refund Check the status of your refund Credits Find out if you're eligible for the earned income tax credit Education tax benefits may help with college costs You may benefit from the Credit for Other Dependents Tax Scams How to protect your private tax data Is that the IRS contacting you – or is it a scam? Other Topics How to request tax information in alternative formats Identity Protection PIN Program now available for all taxpayers Taxpayers can get tax info on social media Be ready to verify your identity when calling the IRS Resources Check out our other online tools and materials that are ready for you to use and share. Helpful Information Recovery Rebate Credit Where's My Refund? Options for paying your taxes Filing past due returns Understanding Your IRS Notice or Letter Fix/Correct a Return Where's My Amended Return Coronavirus Tax Relief and Economic Impact Payments Tax Reform Employer Identification Number (EIN) Articles It’s not too late to avoid interest and penalty charges IRS modernizes Publication 17, the complete guide for individual tax filing information New option for claiming the Earned Income Tax Credit and Additional Child Tax Credit IRS gears up for the Get Ready campaign Become a tax volunteer and learn a vital skill Higher Education grants tax free under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) Life events and tax benefits for education Online Tools IRS Free File – Prepare and e-file your federal tax returns for free through leading tax software providers. Several providers also offer free state tax return preparation. Use the EITC Assistant Where's My Refund? – Track your refund. IRS2Go – Official smartphone app of the IRS. Payments – It's never been easier to make a tax payment. Tax Withholding Estimator Income Tax Withholding Assistant for Employers Steps to take now to get a jump on next year’s taxes Tax Reform Social Media IRS Social Media- social media tools with the latest information on taxes, products and services. Twitter Follow @IRSnews on Twitter Follow @IRSenEspanol on Twitter Facebook Instagram LinkedIn Audio/Visual YouTube Podcasts IRS Video Portal - Video, webinars and audio presentations for small businesses, individuals & tax pros. Flyers, Brochures and Publications e-Posters Publication 5412, Warning: Coronavirus – Related Scams Publication 5423, Identity Theft Publication 5427, Tax Scam Alert Publication 5467, Reporting Unemployment Compensation on a Tax Return Publication 5468, A Closer Look Publication 5477, All taxpayers now eligible for Identity Protection PINs Publication 5478, IRS Free File available nowPDF Publication 5486, Claiming the Recovery Rebate Credit on a 2020 Tax Return Publication 5486-A, Claiming the Recovery Rebate Credit When You Don't Normally File a Tax Return Publication 5486-B, Claiming the Recovery Rebate Credit on a 2021 Tax Return Publication 5501, Getting your shot? Don't miss a financial boost Publication 5507, How to set up an IRS Online Account to Access Tax Information Publication 5514, What's different about the third Economic Impact Payment Publication 5515, Third Economic Impact Payments for Americans experiencing homelessness Publication 5515-A, Stimulus payments for the Homeless Publication 5519, Economic Impact Payments: When Someone in Your Family Doesn't have a Social Security Number Publication 5533, Why You Should Create an IRS Online AccountPDF Publication 5533-A, How to Submit Authorizations Using Tax Pro Account and Online AccountPDF Publication 5534-B, Advanced Payments of the 2021 Child Tax Credit - The Basics Publication, 5534-D, The 2021 Child Tax Credit: Three Steps to Getting Your Advance Payments Publication 5534-E, Advance Payments of the Child Tax Credit: Which Online Tool Should I Use (Flyer) Publication 5534-F, Advance Child Tax Credit Payments for Americans Experiencing Homelessness (Flyer) Publication 5534-G, File a 2021 Tax Return to Get the Remainder of Your 2021 Child Tax Credit Publication 5534-H, Claiming the 2021 Child Tax Credit When You Don't Normally File a Tax Return Toolkits Publication 5537, IRS Toolkit for Partners: Advance Payments of the 2021 Child Tax CreditPDF Tax Reform Publication 5303, Paycheck CheckupPDF Publication 5307, Tax Reform: Basics for Individuals and Families General Information Publication 17, Your Federal Income Tax Publication 4524 (EN-SP), Taxes. 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