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IRS unveils online tool to help low-income families register for monthly Child Tax Credit payments

IR-2021-129, June 14, 2021 — The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service today unveiled an online Non-filer Sign-up tool designed to help eligible families who don’t normally file tax returns register for the monthly Advance Child Tax Credit payments, scheduled to begin July 15.

New FAQs available to aid families and small business under the American Rescue Plan

IR-2021-128, June 11, 2021 — The Internal Revenue Service today posted two new, separate sets of frequently-asked-questions (FAQs) to assist families and small and mid-sized employers in claiming credits under the American Rescue Plan (ARP).

More than 2.3 million additional Economic Impact Payments disbursed under the American Rescue Plan; total payments top 169 million

IR-2021-127, June 9, 2021 — The Internal Revenue Service, the U.S. Department of the Treasury, and the Bureau of the Fiscal Service announced today they have disbursed more than 2.3 million additional Economic Impact Payments under the American Rescue Plan.

IRS Procurement office to hire 80 new employees nationwide, including contract specialists

IR-2021-126, June 8, 2021 — The Internal Revenue Service is looking to hire motivated acquisition professionals interested in providing America’s taxpayers top quality service.

IRS reminder: Approaching June 15 deadline for second quarter estimated tax payments

IR-2021-125, June 8, 2021 — The Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers who pay estimated taxes that they have until June 15 to pay their estimated tax payment for the second quarter of tax year 2021 without penalty.

IRS sending letters to more than 36 million families who may qualify for monthly Child Tax Credits; payments start July 15

IR-2021-124, June 7, 2021 — The Internal Revenue Service has started sending letters to more than 36 million American families who, based on tax returns filed with the agency, may be eligible to receive monthly Child Tax Credit payments starting in July.

IRS sending more than 2.8 million refunds to those who already paid taxes on 2020 unemployment compensation

IR-2021-123, June 4, 2021 — The Internal Revenue Service is sending more than 2.8 million refunds this week to taxpayers who paid taxes on unemployment compensation that new legislation now excludes as income.

IRS reminds taxpayers living and working abroad of June 15 deadline

IR-2021-122, June 2, 2021 — The Internal Revenue Service today reminded taxpayers living and working outside of the United States that they must file their 2020 federal income tax return by Tuesday, June 15.

IRS seeks nominations for the 2022 Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council

IR-2021-121, June 1, 2021 — The Internal Revenue Service today announced it is accepting applications for the Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council (IRSAC). Applications will be accepted through July 9, 2021.

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