News Releases for April 2022

IR-2022-97, April 29, 2022 — The Internal Revenue Service is accepting applications for the Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) and Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) grant programs, which will allow some organizations to apply for annual funding for up to three years.

IR-2022-96, April 27, 2022 — The IRS today issued a revised set of frequently asked questions for tax year 2021 and filing season 2022 for the Child Tax Credit.

IR-2022-95, April 27, 2022 — The Internal Revenue Service today announced that experienced agency executive Lia Colbert has been named the new commissioner of the Small Business Self-Employed Division (SB/SE), which oversees the agency's collection activities and the examinations of most businesses in the United States.

IR-2022-94, April 25, 2022 — The Internal Revenue Service today announced it’s accepting applications for the Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council for 2023. Applications will be accepted through June 3, 2022.

IR-2022-93, April 21, 2022 — The Internal Revenue Service today reminded tax-exempt organizations that many have a filing deadline of May 16, 2022.

IR-2022-92, April 20, 2022 — The IRS announced today that more than $12.1 million in matching grants were awarded to 131 organizations across the country for development, expansion or continuation of qualified Low Income Taxpayer Clinics (LITCs) for the 2022 grant year.

IR-2022-91, April 19, 2022 — The IRS encourages taxpayers who missed Monday’s April 18 tax-filing deadline to file as soon as possible. While taxpayers due a refund receive no penalty for filing late, those who owe and missed the deadline without requesting an extension should file quickly to limit penalties and interest.

IR-2022-90, April 19, 2022 — The Internal Revenue Service today announced the 2022 IRS Nationwide Tax Forum will be held virtually over five weeks starting July 19, with a series of live-streamed webinars every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

IR-2022-89, April 18, 2022 — The Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service have received requests from taxpayers and their advisors for relief from penalties arising when additional income tax is owed because the deduction for qualified wages is reduced by the amount of a retroactively claimed employee retention tax credit (ERTC), but the taxpayer is unable to pay the additional income tax because the ERTC refund payment has not yet been received.

IR-2022-88, April 18, 2022 — Taxpayers requesting an extension will have until Monday, Oct. 17, 2022, to file a return. Not everyone has to ask for more time, however. Disaster victims, taxpayers serving in combat zones and those living abroad automatically have longer to file.

IR-2022-87, April 15, 2022 — Beginning in mid-April 2022, the IRS will send CP2100 and CP2100A notices to financial institutions, businesses or payers who filed certain types of information returns that don’t match IRS records.

IR-2022-86, April 15, 2022 — The Internal Revenue Service is reminding taxpayers the deadline to file and pay tax owed for most individual income tax returns is Monday, April 18. The agency wants last-minute filers to know tax help is available to file a tax return, request an extension or make a payment, 24 hours a day on

IR-2022-85, April 14, 2022 — Today’s Internal Revenue Service website provides millions with the tax solutions they need 24 hours a day and eliminates unnecessary calls or trips to an IRS office. On, waiting in line is never a problem and there’s no appointment needed.

IR-2022-84, April 14, 2022 — The Internal Revenue Service today urged low- to moderate-income individuals and families, especially those who don’t normally file a tax return, to use IRS Free File to prepare their own federal tax return, file electronically and get a refund by direct deposit – all for free. The tax software guides people through each section of their tax return using a question-and-answer format. It's safe, easy and free to file a federal return.

IR-2022-83, April 13, 2022 — The Internal Revenue Service today updated frequently asked questions (FAQs) for the 2021 Recovery Rebate Credit.

IR-2022-82, April 13, 2022 — The Internal Revenue Service today updated frequently asked questions (FAQs) for the 2020 Recovery Rebate Credit.

IR-2022-81, April 13, 2022 — The Internal Revenue Service today urged any taxpayer, now finishing up their 2021 tax return, to use the IRS Tax Withholding Estimator to make sure they’re having the right amount of tax taken out of their pay during 2022.

IR-2022-80, April 12, 2022 ― With the April 18 tax-filing deadline closing in for most taxpayers, the Internal Revenue Service wants to dispel some new and common myths about getting refund details or speeding up tax refunds. A number of these myths circulate on social media every tax season.

IR-2022-79, April 12, 2022 — The Internal Revenue Service announced today that taxpayers who may need to take additional actions related to Qualified Opportunity Funds (QOFs) should begin receiving letters in the mail in April.

IR-2022-78, April 11, 2022 — The Internal Revenue Service today reminded all taxpayers – particularly those who are identity theft victims – of an important step they should take to protect themselves from tax fraud.

IR-2022-77, April 6, 2022 — The IRS today reminds those who make estimated tax payments such as self-employed individuals, retirees, investors, businesses, corporations and others that the payment for the first quarter of 2022 is due Monday, April 18.

IR-2022-76, April 4, 2022 — As the federal tax filing deadline approaches later this month, the Internal Revenue Service today announced that many Taxpayer Assistance Centers will be open around the country this Saturday, April 9 for face-to-face help.

IR-2022-75, April 4, 2022 — The Internal Revenue Service today announced that the application period for Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC) matching grants for calendar year 2023 will open on or around May 2, 2022.

IR-2022-74, April 1, 2022 — The Internal Revenue Service today announced that it recommended, and the Department of the Treasury approved, the selection of 25 new members to serve on the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (TAP) for 2022.

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