IR-2016-118, Aug. 31, 2016 — The IRS today announced the availability of Statistics of Income–2014 Individual Income Tax Returns Complete Report (Publication 1304).
IRS Urges Taxpayers to Check Their Withholding; New Factors Increase Importance of Mid-Year Check Up
IR-2016-117, August 31, 2016 — The IRS today encouraged taxpayers to consider a mid-year tax withholding checkup following several new factors that could affect their refunds in 2017.
IR-2016-116, August 30, 2016 — As part of the ongoing Security Summit efforts, the IRS today released a new YouTube video urging tax professionals to take the necessary steps toward guarding their data and protecting clients from identity theft.
IR-2016-115, Aug. 30, 2016 —The IRS today announced that 401(k)s and similar employer-sponsored retirement plans can make loans and hardship distributions to Louisiana flood victims and members of their families.
IR-2016-114, Aug. 25, 2016 — The IRS is seeking applications for vacancies on the Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities, which. provides a venue for public input on relevant areas of tax administration.
IR-2016-113, August 24, 2016 — The IRS today provided a self-certification procedure to help recipients of retirement plan distributions who inadvertently miss the 60-day time limit for properly rolling these amounts into another retirement plan or individual retirement arrangement (IRA).
IR-2016-112, Aug. 24, 2016 — National Taxpayer Advocate Nina E. Olson today released Volume 2 of her statutorily mandated mid-year report to Congress, which contains the IRS’s responses to each of the 116 administrative recommendations the Advocate made in her 2015 Annual Report to Congress.
The National Taxpayer Advocate Wants to Hear from You: Olson to Hold Public Forum on Taxpayer Service Needs in San Antonio on Aug. 30
IR-2016-111, August 23, 2016 — National Taxpayer Advocate Nina E. Olson and Rep. Lloyd Doggett will hold a public forum to discuss what taxpayers want and need from the IRS to comply with their tax obligations.
IRS Launches New Sharing Economy Resource Center on IRS.gov, Provides Tips for Emerging Business Area
IR-2016-110, Aug. 22, 2016 — The IRS this week launched a new web page designed to help taxpayers involved in the sharing economy quickly locate the resources they need to help them meet their tax obligations.
IR-2016-109, Aug. 19, 2016 — The IRS is seeking applications from consumer advocates and others for consideration to join as members of the Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee.
IR-2016-108, Aug. 19, 2016 — The Internal Revenue Service is proposing a revised schedule of user fees that would take effect on Jan. 1, 2017, and apply to any taxpayer who enters into an installment agreement.
IR-2016-107, Aug. 18, 2016 — The IRS today warned taxpayers against telephone scammers targeting students and parents during the back-to-school season and demanding payments for non-existent taxes, such as the “Federal Student Tax.”
IR-2016-106, Aug. 16, 2016 — National Taxpayer Advocate Nina E. Olson and Rep. Xavier Becerra will hold a public forum Monday, Aug. 22, at 9:30 a.m. at Boyle Heights City Hall, Los Angeles, to discuss what taxpayers want and need from the IRS to comply with their tax obligations.
IR-2016-105, Aug. 15, 2016 –– Louisiana storm victims will have until Jan. 17, 2017, to file certain individual and business tax returns and make certain tax payments, the IRS announced today. All workers assisting the relief activities who are affiliated with a recognized government or philanthropic organization also qualify for relief.
IR-2016-104, Aug.12, 2016 — National Taxpayer Advocate Nina E. Olson will hold a public forum in Portland, Ore., on Thurs., Aug. 18, to discuss what taxpayers want and need from the IRS to comply with their tax obligations.
IR-2016-103, Aug. 11, 2016 — The IRS today alerted tax professionals to an emerging phishing email scam that pretends to be from tax software providers and tries to trick recipients into clicking on a bogus link.
IR-2016-102, Aug. 5, 2016 — The IRS today reminded truckers and other owners of heavy highway vehicles that in most cases their next federal highway use tax return is due Wed., Aug. 31, 2016.
IR-2016-101, August 5, 2016 — National Taxpayer Advocate Nina E. Olson and U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci of the House Ways & Means Committee will hold a public forum to discuss what taxpayers want and need from the IRS to comply with their tax obligations.
IR-2016-100, August 4, 2016 — The Internal Revenue Service today announced important changes to help taxpayers comply with revisions to the Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) program made under a new law. The changes require some taxpayers to renew their ITINs beginning in October.
IRS Warns Taxpayers of Summer Surge in Automated Phone Scam Calls; Requests for Fake Tax Payments Using iTunes Gift Cards
IR-2016-99, Aug. 2, 2016 — The IRS today warned taxpayers to stay vigilant against an increase of IRS impersonation scams in the form of automated calls and new tactics from scammers demanding tax payments on iTunes and other gift cards.
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