News Releases for August 2022

IR-2022-156, August 29, 2022 — September is National Preparedness Month. With the height of hurricane season fast approaching and the ongoing threat of wildfires in many places, the Internal Revenue Service urges everyone to develop an emergency preparedness plan, or if they already have one, update it for 2022.

IR-2022-155, August 24, 2022 — To help struggling taxpayers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, the IRS today issued Notice 2022-36, which provides penalty relief to most people and businesses who file certain 2019 or 2020 returns late.

IR-2022-154, August 18, 2022 — The IRS Independent Office of Appeals invites public input on best practices for conducting video conferences with taxpayers and tax professionals who have cases pending before Appeals.

IR-2022-153, August 18, 2022 — The Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers who’ve yet to file their 2021 federal income tax return to make sure they take advantage of the deductions and credits for which they’re entitled and to file electronically as soon as possible.

IR-2022-152, August 17, 2022 — As part of a larger effort to expand tax resources in more languages, the Internal Revenue Service announced today the addition of a translation of the Instructions for Form 8821, Tax Information Authorization, in traditional Chinese.

IR-2022-151, August 16, 2022 — The Security Summit partners today concluded a special summer education campaign by outlining steps tax professionals can take to help clients from becoming statistics in identity-theft related tax-fraud scams.

IR-2022-150, August 15, 2022— The Internal Revenue Service today announced that interest rates will increase for the calendar quarter beginning October 1, 2022.

IR-2022-149, August 10, 2022 — Storm victims in parts of Missouri now have until November 15, 2022, to file various individual and business tax returns and make tax payments, the Internal Revenue Service announced today.

IR-2022-148, August 10, 2022 — As the new school year begins, the Internal Revenue Service reminds teachers and other educators that they’ll be able to deduct up to $300 of out-of-pocket classroom expenses for 2022 when they file their federal income tax return next year.

IR-2022-147, August 9, 2022 — The Security Summit partners today unveiled a special new sample security plan designed to help tax professionals, especially those with smaller practices, protect their data and information.

IR-2022-146, August 8, 2022 — The Internal Revenue Service today is reminding those who have registered, or are required to register, large trucks and buses that it’s time to file Form 2290, Heavy Highway Vehicle Use Tax Return. The IRS strongly encourages using e-file and filing before the payment deadline of August 31, 2022, for vehicles first used in July 2022.

IR-2022-145, August 2, 2022 — Storm victims in parts of Kentucky now have until November 15, 2022, to file various individual and business tax returns and make tax payments, the Internal Revenue Service announced today.

IR-2022-144, August 2, 2022 — With identity thieves continuing to target the tax community, Internal Revenue Service Security Summit partners today urged tax professionals to learn the signs of data theft so they can react quickly to protect clients.

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