News Releases for April 2017

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IR-2017-91, April 28, 2017 — The IRS today announced it is accepting nominations for the IRSAC.

IR-2017-90, April 28, 2017 — In recognition of National Small Business Week the IRS is highlighting products to help small business owners and self-employed individuals understand and meet their tax obligations.

IR-2017-89, April 25, 2017 — The IRS today announced that the agency has received 135.6 million returns this year following a late surge of filings last week.

IR-2017-88, April 24, 2017 — Tax day has come and gone for most people, but some taxpayers may still be dealing with their taxes.

IR 2017-87, April 19, 2017 — The IRS is requesting membership nominations for the IRPAC.

IR-2017-86, April 19, 2017 — The IRS has created a special new page on to help taxpayers determine if a person visiting their home or place of business claiming to be from the IRS is legitimate or an imposter.

IR-2017-85, April 18, 2017 — The federal income tax filing deadline has arrived and the IRS estimates it will receive approximately 12 million 2016 federal income tax returns and nearly 8.4 million extension requests in the final days of the filing season.

IR-2017-84, April 17, 2017 — The IRS has received 103.6 million 2016 individual income tax returns as of April 7 and expects millions more to be filed by the April 18 deadline.

IR-2017-83, April 14, 2017 — Even though April 18 is the tax-filing deadline for most people, some taxpayers in special situations qualify for more time without having to ask for it, according to the IRS.

IR-2017-82, April 13, 2017 — The IRS today reminded U.S. citizens and resident aliens, including those with dual citizenship, to check if they have a U.S. tax liability and a filing requirement.

IR-2017-81, April 13, 2017 — As the April 18 tax filing deadline approaches, the IRS reminded nearly 40 million taxpayers who have yet to file their tax returns that there are a variety of options to help them in the final days of the 2017 tax season.

IR-2017-80, April 12, 2017 — With the April 18 deadline fast approaching, the IRS today offered taxpayers still working on their 2016 taxes a number of tips.

IR-2017-79, April 11, 2017 — As the tax filing season deadline approaches, the IRS is reminding taxpayers to select who will prepare their 2016 federal tax return carefully.

IR-2017-78, April 10, 2017 — The IRS today warned taxpayers with limited English proficiency of phone scams and email phishing schemes that continue to occur across the country.

IR-2017-77, April 7, 2017 — With the tax deadline fast approaching, the IRS today reminded taxpayers that they can use to find fast answers to tax questions, use free online tools and find key tax forms and publications.

IR-2017-76, April 6, 2017 — To help meet the high demand to its toll-free call center that typically comes as the tax deadline nears, the IRS is extending its customer service hours.

IR-2017-75, April 6, 2017 — The IRS wants taxpayers who have yet to file their 2016 federal income tax return to know they can still get last-minute free tax help.

IR-2017-74, April 4, 2017 — Starting this month, the IRS will begin sending letters to a relatively small group of taxpayers whose overdue federal tax accounts are being assigned to one of four private-sector collection agencies.

IR-2017-73, April 3, 2017 — As the April 18 income tax filing deadline approaches, millions of taxpayers may be rushing to complete their taxes and many may realize they're going to need more time.

IR-2017-72, April 3, 2017 — The IRS reminded taxpayers today that unclaimed federal income tax refunds totaling more than $1 billion may be waiting for an estimated 1 million taxpayers who did not file a 2013 federal income tax return.

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