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IRS Tax Forum ‘Early Bird’ Registration Ends May 31; Tax Pros Can Save By Registering Early
IR-2017-100, May 23, 2017 The Internal Revenue Service is reminding tax professionals that reduced cost “early bird” registration for all five 2017 IRS Nationwide Tax Forums ends May 31 at 6 p.m. Eastern time.
IRS Announces Three New Members for Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities
IR-2017-99, May 18, 2017 WASHINGTON— The Internal Revenue Service announced today the appointment of three new members of the Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities (ACT). ACT presents reports and recommendations to IRS leadership at a June 7 public meeting.
For Hurricane Preparedness Week: IRS Offers Tips to Taxpayers Preparing for Hurricanes, Floods and Other Natural Disasters
IR-2017-98, May 9, 2017 — With Hurricane Preparedness Week in progress and the start of the Atlantic hurricane season looming on June 1, the IRS offered advice to taxpayers who may be affected by these types of storms, as well as other natural disasters.
Many Tax-Exempt Organizations Must File by May 15; Do Not Include Social Security Numbers or Personal Data
IR-2017-97, May 8, 2017 — The IRS today reminded tax-exempt organizations that many have a filing deadline for Form 990-series information returns in mid-May.
IRS: Home Office Deduction Often Overlooked by Small Business Owners
IR-2017-96, May 5, 2017 — The IRS today reminded small business owners who work from a home office that there are two options for claiming the Home Office Deduction.
IRS Accepting Applications for 2018 Low Income Taxpayer Clinic Grants
IR-2017-94, May 5, 2017 — The IRS today announced that the application period for LITC grants for calendar year 2018 will run from May 1 to June 20, 2017.
Registration Now Open for the 2017 IRS Nationwide Tax Forums
IR-2017-95, May 5, 2017 — Tax professionals can earn up to 18 Continuing Professional Education credits this summer at the IRS Nationwide Tax Forums.
Small Business Week Reminder: Startups Can Choose New Option for Claiming Research Credit
IR-2017-93, May 3, 2017 — Eligible small business startups can now choose to apply part or all of their research credit against their payroll tax liability, instead of their income tax liability, according to the IRS.
Small Business Week Reminder: Work Opportunity Tax Credit can Help Employers Hiring New Workers; Key Certification Requirement Applies
IR-2017-92, May 2, 2017 — The IRS today reminded employers planning to hire new workers that there’s a valuable tax credit available to those who hire long-term unemployment recipients and others certified by their state workforce agency.
IRS Seeks Nominations for the Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council
IR-2017-91, April 28, 2017 — The IRS today announced it is accepting nominations for the IRSAC.