IRS announces multi-year plan to update, modernize IT systems; Effort focused on improved taxpayer services, expanded cybersecurity and taxpayer data protections
IR-2019-77, April 18, 2019 — The Internal Revenue Service released today a six-year plan to modernize the agency’s Information Technology systems and improve a variety of taxpayer services critical to the nation’s tax system.
Cybersecurity, new tax law, top agenda at Nationwide Tax Forums; Tax Pros: Earn up to 19 Continuing Education Credits
IR-2019-76, April 17, 2019 — The IRS today announced the schedule of this summer’s Nationwide Tax Forums, held in five cities across the country.
IR-2019-75, April 17, 2019 –The Internal Revenue Service today issued guidance providing additional details about investment in qualified opportunity zones.
IRS provides tips for last-minute filers; resources for extensions, payments and installment agreements
IR-2019-74, April 15, 2019 — As the tax-filing deadline fast approaches, the IRS is reminding taxpayers who have yet to file their tax returns that there are a variety of options to help them.
IR-2019-73, April 12, 2019 — Anyone can request an automatic tax-filing extension, but some people get extra time without asking, according to the IRS.
IR-2019-72, April 12, 2019 — With the April tax-filing deadline just days away, the Internal Revenue Service reminds the 50 million taxpayers who have yet to file their tax returns that there are a variety of options to help them in the final days of tax-filing season.
IRS Commissioner's message to taxpayers
IRS highlights importance of payroll tax compliance in two-week campaign focused on legal actions, education visits
IR-2019-71, April 11, 2019 — The Internal Revenue Service today announced the results of a national two-week education and enforcement campaign to combat employment tax crimes featuring visits to nearly 100 businesses showing signs of potential serious noncompliance and taking several dozen legal actions against suspected criminals.
IRS issues guidance providing safe harbor for trades of player and staff-member contracts and draft picks
IR-2019-70, April 11, 2019 –The Internal Revenue Service issued guidance today that provides a safe harbor allowing professional sports teams to treat certain player and staff-member contracts and draft picks as having a zero value for determining gain or loss to be recognized on the trade of a player or staff-member contract or a draft pick.
IR-2019-69, April 10, 2019 — With the tax deadline nearly here, the Internal Revenue Service encourages all taxpayers to join the 80 percent of filers who choose Direct Deposit to get their tax refund faster.
IR-2019-68, April 9, 2019 - The Internal Revenue Service today announced it seeks civic-minded volunteers to serve on the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (TAP). The TAP is a federal advisory committee that listens to taxpayers, identifies major taxpayer concerns and makes recommendations for improving IRS service and customer satisfaction.
IR-2019-67, April 9, 2019 – With just days remaining before the federal tax-filing deadline, the Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers they have a variety of options to get help preparing and filing their tax returns on IRS.gov.
IRS, Security Summit partners mark significant progress against identity theft; key taxpayer protection trends continue
IR-2019-66, April 8, 2019 — The Internal Revenue Service and the Security Summit partners today announced new results from 2018 that show major progress in the fight against tax-related identity theft and added protection for thousands of taxpayers and billions of dollars.
IR-2019-65, April 8, 2019 — As the April tax-filing deadline nears, many taxpayers may rush to finish their tax returns or find they need extra time to get them done.
IR-2019-64, April 5, 2019 ― As the April tax-filing deadline approaches, the Internal Revenue Service understands that taxpayers are anxious to get details about their tax refunds.
IR-2019-63, April 4, 2019 — The Internal Revenue Service today reminded U.S. citizens and resident aliens, including those with dual citizenship, that if they have a foreign bank or financial account, April 15, 2019, is the deadline to file their annual Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBAR).
IR-2019-62, April 3, 2019 – The Internal Revenue Service today reminded self-employed individuals, retirees, investors and others who pay their taxes quarterly that the first estimated tax payment for tax year 2019 is due Monday, April 15, 2019, for most taxpayers.
IR-2019-61, April 2, 2019 — The IRS is offering a free webinar focusing on the importance of filing a return on time, even if the tax due cannot be paid.
IR-2019-60, April 2, 2019 — The IRS today urged taxpayers to file an accurate tax return on time, even if they owe but can’t pay in full.
News releases and fact sheets from November 2002 forward and an archive of news releases and fact sheets in PDF format back to 1997.