News releases for current month

IR-2023-230, Dec. 6, 2023 — As part of continuing efforts to combat dubious Employee Retention Credit (ERC) claims, the Internal Revenue Service is sending an initial round of more than 20,000 letters to taxpayers notifying them of disallowed ERC claims.

IR-2023-229, Dec. 1, 2023 — To wrap up National Tax Security Awareness Week, the Internal Revenue Service and the Security Summit partners today reminded taxpayers and tax professionals to stay alert against emerging scams during the upcoming filing season and throughout the year.

IR-2023-228, Dec. 1, 2023 — The Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service today issued two items of guidance on the excluded entity restriction of the section 30D clean vehicle credit, as amended by the Inflation Reduction Act.

IR-2023-227, Nov. 30, 2023 – As part of National Tax Security Awareness Week, the Internal Revenue Service and the Security Summit partners today urged businesses to remain vigilant against cyberattacks aimed at stealing their customer's personal information and other business data that can help identity thieves.

IR-2023-226, Nov. 29, 2023 — As part of ongoing efforts to increase security, the Internal Revenue Service and the Security Summit partners today reminded taxpayers they can get extra protection against identity theft during the 2024 tax season by joining the IP PIN program.

IR-2023-225, Nov. 28, 2023 — On Giving Tuesday and as part of Charity Fraud Awareness Week, the Internal Revenue Service highlighted its continued support of international efforts to fight fraud and charity scams.

IR-2023-224, Nov. 28, 2023 — As part of a larger effort to protect taxpayers against identity theft, the Internal Revenue Service and the Security Summit partners today reminded tax professionals to protect themselves and their client’s sensitive information, including putting in place written security plans and following new requirements to use multi-factor authentication.

IR-2023-223, Nov. 27, 2023 — On Cyber Monday, the Internal Revenue Service, state tax agencies and the nation’s tax industry – working together as the Security Summit – kicked-off the 8th National Tax Security Awareness Week with tips for taxpayers and tax professionals to avoid scams and protect sensitive personal information.

IR-2023-222, Nov. 22, 2023 — The Internal Revenue Service reminds low- and moderate-income taxpayers that they can save for retirement now and possibly earn a special tax credit in 2024 and years ahead.

IR-2023-221, Nov. 21, 2023 — Following feedback from taxpayers, tax professionals and payment processors and to reduce taxpayer confusion, the Internal Revenue Service today released Notice 2023-74 announcing a delay of the new $600 Form 1099-K reporting threshold for third party settlement organizations for calendar year 2023.

IR-2023-220, Nov. 17, 2023 — The Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service today issued proposed regulations updating rules for the investment tax credit under section 48 (ITC) that have been unchanged since 1987.

IR-2023-219, Nov. 17, 2023 — The Internal Revenue Service today announced that interest rates will remain the same for the calendar quarter beginning Jan. 1, 2024.

IR-2023-218, Nov. 17, 2023 — The IRS, along with its Security Summit partners in state tax agencies and the nation's tax industry, today announced a special week focusing taxpayer and tax professional awareness on protecting sensitive financial information against identity thieves as the holidays and the 2024 tax season approach.

IR-2023-217, Nov. 17, 2023 — The Internal Revenue Service is reminding those who may be entitled to the Recovery Rebate Credit to file a tax return and claim their money before it’s too late.

IR-2023-216, Nov. 17, 2023 — The Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service today issued proposed regulations that provide guidance under a new section of the law that disallows deductions for certain charitable conservation contributions by partnerships and other pass-through entities. Syndicated conservation easements have been included in the IRS’ annual list of Dirty Dozen tax schemes for many years.

IR-2023-215, Nov. 16, 2023 — The Internal Revenue Service today reminded individual retirement arrangement (IRA) owners age 70½ or over that they can transfer up to $100,000 to charity tax-free each year.

IR-2023-214, Nov. 15, 2023 — The Internal Revenue Service announced today that Rajiv Uppal has been selected to be the next chief information officer and assist with the tax agency’s transformation work.

IR-2023-213, Nov. 14, 2023 — The Internal Revenue Service will hold a free webinar at 1 p.m. ET on Thursday, Nov. 16, to update employers, tax professionals and others on the most recent developments of the e-file requirements for information returns that take effect Jan. 1, 2024.

IR-2023-212, Nov. 13, 2023 — As part of ongoing efforts to protect taxpayers, the Internal Revenue Service reminds people that International Fraud Awareness Week serves as an important time to protect personal and financial information from scam artists and tax schemes.

IR-2023-211, Nov. 13, 2023 — The Internal Revenue Service today issued frequently asked questions (FAQs) on Fact Sheet 2023-26 updating question 9 to reflect that wrongfully incarcerated United States service members cannot exclude certain payments from gross income.

IR-2023-210, Nov. 13, 2023 — With the nation’s tax season rapidly approaching, the Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers there are important steps they can take now to help “get ready” to file their 2023 federal tax return.

IR-2023-209, Nov. 9, 2023 — The IRS today issued its most recent Financial Report. Earlier this year AGA, formerly known as the Association of Government Accountants, presented the IRS its first Certificate of Excellence in Accountability Reporting (CEAR) award.

IR-2023-208, Nov. 9, 2023 — The Internal Revenue Service today announced the annual inflation adjustments for more than 60 tax provisions for tax year 2024, including the tax rate schedules and other tax changes.

IR-2023-207, Nov. 9, 2023 — The Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council (IRSAC) today issued its annual report for 2023, including recommendations to the IRS on new and continuing issues in tax administration.

IR-2023-206, Nov. 8, 2023 — The Internal Revenue Service reminded dealers and sellers of clean vehicles to register their organizations immediately on the Energy Credits Online tool.

IR-2023-205, Nov. 3, 2023 — With 2023 rapidly coming to a close, the Internal Revenue Service today encouraged taxpayers to review their tax withholding as soon as possible to avoid a potential surprise when they file their tax return next year.

IR-2023-204, Nov. 2, 2023 — The Internal Revenue Service announced today that the hearing on proposed regulations regarding digital asset transactions currently scheduled for Nov. 7 has been rescheduled for Nov. 13, 2023.

IR-2023-203, Nov. 1, 2023 — The Internal Revenue Service announced today that the amount individuals can contribute to their 401(k) plans in 2024 has increased to $23,000, up from $22,500 for 2023.

IR-2023-202, Nov. 1, 2023 — The Internal Revenue Service announced today that sellers of clean vehicles can now register using the new IRS Energy Credits Online tool, available free from the IRS.

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