IRS highlights information and free resources in recognition of National Small Business Week IR-2023-93, April 28, 2023 — As part of National Small Business Week, April 30 to May 6, the Internal Revenue Service is highlighting tax benefits and resources to help those looking to start a business. IRS seeking applications for TCE and VITA grants; organizations provide free tax return help for seniors, underserved IR-2023-92, April 28, 2023 — The IRS is accepting applications for the Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) and Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) grant, which allows eligible organizations to apply for annual funding to provide free federal tax return preparation assistance for up to three years. IRS seeks membership nominations for the 2024 Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council IR-2023-91, April 24, 2023 — The Internal Revenue Service is accepting applications for the 2024 Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council (IRSAC). Applications are accepted through May 31, 2023. IRS reminds tax-exempt organizations of annual May filing deadline IR-2023-90, April 20, 2023 — The Internal Revenue Service today reminded thousands of tax-exempt organizations of their May 15, 2023, filing deadline. Missed the April 18 filing deadline? File now to limit penalties and interest IR-2023-89, April 19, 2023 — The IRS today urged taxpayers who missed Tuesday’s April 18 tax-filing deadline to file as soon as possible. Taxpayers who owe and missed the deadline without requesting an extension should file quickly to limit penalties and interest. IRS: Indiana storm victims qualify for tax relief; April 18 deadline, other dates extended to July 31 IR-2023-88, April 18, 2023 — Indiana storm victims now have until July 31, 2023, to file various federal individual and business tax returns and make tax payments, the Internal Revenue Service announced. IRS Tax Withholding Estimator helps people get ready for the 2024 filing season; make sure withholding is right on 2023 paychecks IR-2023-87, April 18, 2023 — The IRS today suggested taxpayers who filed or are about to file their 2022 tax return use the IRS Tax Withholding Estimator to help update the amount of tax to have taken out of their 2023 pay. IRS, DOL and HHS issue frequently asked questions about upcoming changes to COVID-19 coverage and payment requirements IR-2023-86, April 18, 2023 — The Internal Revenue Service, Departments of Labor and Health and Human Services have jointly issued Frequently asked questions about the Affordable Care Act Implementation, Families First Coronavirus Response Act, Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act Implementation Part 58 and Affordable Care Act and Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act Implementation Part 59 to clarify how the COVID-19 coverage and payment requirements under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act will change when the Public Health Emergency ends. Turn to IRS.gov for help as tax filing deadline nears IR-2023-85, April 17, 2023 — The IRS reminds taxpayers that IRS.gov provides last-minute tax return filers with the resources they need to get taxes done before the April 18 deadline. Need more time to file taxes? It’s easy to get an extension with IRS Free File IR-2023-84, April 17, 2023 — As the tax deadline draws near, the Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers who need more time to file that getting an extension is quick and easy. An extension gives taxpayers an automatic six more months – until Oct. 16 this year – to file their tax return. Reminder: Proposed regulations related to the new clean vehicle critical mineral and battery components go into effect April 18 IR-2023-83, April 17, 2023 — The Internal Revenue Service published proposed regulations today in the Federal Register related to certain requirements that must be met for critical mineral and battery components for the new clean vehicle credit. IRS releases fiscal year 2022 Data Book describing agency’s activities IR-2023-82, April 14, 2023 —The IRS today issued its annual Data Book detailing the agency’s activities during fiscal year 2022 (Oct. 1, 2021 – Sept. 30, 2022), including revenue collected and tax returns processed. IRS issues frequently asked questions on compensation payments made by states for forced sterilization IR-2023-81, April 14, 2023 — The Internal Revenue Service today issued frequently asked questions (FAQs) to provide guidance for victims who have received state compensation payments for forced, involuntary, or coerced sterilization, in Fact Sheet FS-2023-11. IRS reminds those with no filing requirement about IRS Free File; get overlooked tax credits and refunds IR-2023-80, April 13, 2023 — The Internal Revenue Service today reminded low- to moderate-income taxpayers, especially those who don’t normally file a tax return, to consider IRS Free File to prepare their own federal tax return to potentially receive overlooked tax credits or refunds. Time running out to claim $1.5 billion in refunds for tax year 2019, taxpayers face July 17 deadline IR-2023-79, April 12, 2023 ― The IRS announced today that nearly 1.5 million people across the nation have unclaimed refunds for tax year 2019 but face a July 17 deadline to submit their tax return. IRS reminds taxpayers of April estimated tax payment deadline IR-2023-78, April 12, 2023 — The Internal Revenue Service today reminded people that Tax Day, April 18, is also the deadline for first quarter estimated tax payments for tax year 2023. IRS: Early filers who reported certain state tax refunds as taxable should consider filing amended returns IR-2023-77, April 11, 2023 — The Internal Revenue Service said today that taxpayers who filed their federal income taxes early in this year’s filing season and reported certain state 2022 tax refunds as taxable income should consider filing an amended return. IRS: Never mind the myths; find filing season facts at IRS.gov IR-2023-76, April 11, 2023 — With the April 18 deadline quickly approaching, the Internal Revenue Service wants to debunk common myths with facts about filing taxes, finding refund information and adjusting withholding. IRS: Tennessee storm victims qualify for tax relief; April 18 deadline, other dates extended to July 31 IR-2023-75, April 10, 2023 — Tennessee storm victims now have until July 31, 2023, to file various federal individual and business tax returns and make tax payments, the Internal Revenue Service announced today. Treasury and IRS propose regulations identifying micro-captive transactions as abusive tax transactions IR-2023-74, April 10, 2023 — The Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service today issued proposed regulations identifying certain micro-captive transactions as “listed transactions” and certain other micro-captive transactions as “transactions of interest.” Treasury, IRS issue safe harbor deed language for extinguishment and boundary line adjustment clauses IR-2023-73, April 10, 2023 — The Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service today issued Notice 2023-30 providing safe harbor deed language for extinguishment and boundary line adjustment clauses as required by the SECURE 2.0 Act of 2022. Notice 2023-30 will be published in the Internal Revenue Bulletin on April 24. IRS unveils Strategic Operating Plan; ambitious effort details a decade of change IR-2023-72, April 6, 2023 — Following months of work, the Internal Revenue Service today unveiled its Strategic Operating Plan, an ambitious effort to transform the tax agency and dramatically improve service to taxpayers and the nation during the next decade. IRS wraps up 2023 Dirty Dozen list; reminds taxpayers and tax pros to be wary of scams and schemes, even after tax season IR-2023-71, April 5, 2023 — The Internal Revenue Service wrapped up the annual Dirty Dozen list of tax scams for 2023 with a reminder for taxpayers, businesses and tax professionals to watch out for these schemes throughout the year, not just during tax season. IRS revises Form 8940, Request for Miscellaneous Determination, as part of ongoing efforts to improve service, allow electronic filing IR-2023-70, April 4, 2023 — As part of ongoing efforts to improve service for the tax-exempt community, the Internal Revenue Service issued the revised Form 8940, Request for Miscellaneous Determination, and its instructions to allow electronic filing. IRS issues guidance on eligibility requirement for energy communities for the bonus credit program under the Inflation Reduction Act IR-2023-69, April 4, 2023 — The Internal Revenue Service today issued Notice 2023-29 that describes certain rules that the IRS intends to include in forthcoming proposed regulations for determining what constitutes an energy community for the production and investment tax credits. IRS: Arkansas storm victims qualify for tax relief; April 18 deadline, other dates extended to July 31 IR-2023-68, April 3, 2023 — Arkansas storm victims now have until July 31, 2023, to file various federal individual and business tax returns and make tax payments, the IRS announced today. Dirty Dozen: Beware of abusive tax avoidance schemes IR-2023-67, April 3, 2023 — Today the Internal Revenue Service closed out the 2023 Dirty Dozen campaign with a warning for taxpayers to beware of promoters peddling bogus tax schemes aimed at reducing taxes or avoiding them altogether. Special Saturday help from IRS available without an appointment on April 8 at multiple Taxpayer Assistance Centers IR-2023-66, April 3, 2023 — As the April 18 federal tax filing deadline nears, the IRS today announced it will open many of its Taxpayer Assistance Centers (TACs) around the country this Saturday, April 8, for face-to-face help. 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