News releases for current month

IR-2024-58, March 1, 2024 — The Internal Revenue Service’s Free File Guided Tax Software service has seen a year-over-year increase of nearly 10% so far this filing season, according to new statistics released today.

IR-2024-57, March 1, 2024 — To help taxpayers with filing, the Internal Revenue Service today debunked some common myths to help taxpayers understand what to do with Form 1099-K.

IR-2024-56, Feb. 29, 2024 — In the continuing effort to improve tax compliance and ensure fairness, the Internal Revenue Service announced a new effort today focused on high-income taxpayers who have failed to file federal income tax returns in more than 125,000 instances since 2017.

IR-2024-55, Feb. 28, 2024 — The Internal Revenue Service announced today tax relief for individuals and businesses in parts of Washington state affected by wildfires that began on Aug. 18, 2023.

IR-2024-54, Feb. 28, 2024 — The Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers that an electronically filed tax return will be rejected if the taxpayer is required to reconcile advance payments of the premium tax credit (APTC) on Form 8962, Premium Tax Credit (PTC), but does not complete the form in the software and submit it with their tax return.

IR-2024-53, Feb. 28, 2024 — With millions of tax refunds going out each week, the Internal Revenue Service reminded taxpayers today that recent improvements to Where's My Refund? on IRS.gov provide more information and remains the best way to check the status of a refund.

IR-2024-52, Feb. 27, 2024 — The Internal Revenue Service today announced the addition of two private-sector experts to help the agency’s efforts in the cryptocurrency and other digital assets arena.

IR-2024-51, Feb. 27, 2024 — The Internal Revenue Service announced today tax relief for individuals and businesses in parts of California affected by severe storms and flooding that began on Jan. 21.

IR-2024-50, Feb. 26, 2024 — The Internal Revenue Service today announced it will accept supplemental applications from all qualified organizations for Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC) matching grants from Feb. 26 to April 10.

IR-2024-49, Feb. 23, 2024 — The Internal Revenue Service today issued frequently asked questions (FAQs) in Fact Sheet 2024-05 related to the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Discrimination Financial Assistance Program.

IR-2024-48, Feb. 22, 2024 — The Internal Revenue Service today announced vacancies in 29 states and territories for the volunteer-led Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (TAP).

IR-2024-47, Feb. 21, 2024 — The Internal Revenue Service today announced interest rates will remain the same for the calendar quarter beginning April 1, 2024.

IR-2024-46, Feb. 21, 2024 — Using Inflation Reduction Act funding and as part of ongoing efforts to improve tax compliance in high-income categories, the Internal Revenue Service announced today plans to begin dozens of audits on business aircraft involving personal use.

IR-2024-45, Feb. 21, 2024 — During the busiest time of the tax filing season, the Internal Revenue Service kicked off its 2024 Tax Time Guide series to help remind taxpayers of key items they’ll need to file a 2023 tax return.

IR-2024-44, Feb. 20, 2024 — The Internal Revenue Service announced today that it will hold a free webinar Thursday aimed at tax professionals whose clients receive income through digital asset transactions.

IR-2024-43, Feb. 20, 2024 — The Internal Revenue Service today reminded farmers and fishers who chose to forgo making estimated tax payments by January that they must generally file their 2023 federal income tax return and pay all taxes due by Friday, March 1, 2024.

IR-2024-42, Feb. 15, 2024 — The Internal Revenue Service today announced tax relief for individuals and businesses in parts of Michigan affected by severe storms, tornadoes and flooding that began on Aug. 24, 2023.

IR-2024-41, Feb. 14, 2024 — As part of a continuing effort to improve service this tax season, the Internal Revenue Service today announced special Saturday hours for the next four months at specific Taxpayer Assistance Centers (TACs) across the country.

IR-2024-40, Feb. 14, 2024 — With the 2024 filing season in full swing, the Internal Revenue Service encourages taxpayers to visit IRS.gov and use online tools to get answers quickly and avoid phone delays during the anticipated peak demand for IRS phone lines around the Presidents Day holiday.

IR-2024-39, Feb. 13, 2024 — With a key March deadline quickly approaching, the Internal Revenue Service today highlighted special warning signs that an Employee Retention Credit claim may be questionable to help small businesses that may need to resolve incorrect claims.

IR-2024-38, Feb. 12, 2024 — Internal Revenue Service Criminal Investigation (CI) announced Friday that Chief Jim Lee will retire from federal service, effective April 6.

IR-2024-37, Feb 9, 2024 — The Internal Revenue Service today updated its frequently asked questions (FAQs) for the Premium Tax Credit.

IR-2024-36, Feb. 8, 2024 — The Internal Revenue Service and Security Summit partners today alerted tax professionals of a scam email impersonating various software companies in an attempt to steal Electronic Filing Identification Numbers (EFINs).

IR-2024-35, Feb. 7, 2024 — The Internal Revenue Service today announced tax relief for individuals and businesses in parts of West Virginia affected by severe storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides that began on Aug. 28, 2023.

IR-2024-34, Feb. 7, 2024 — The Internal Revenue Service announced the launch of a new page on IRS.gov explaining the Employer-Provided Childcare Tax Credit, an incentive for businesses to provide child care services to their employees.

IR-2024-33, Feb. 6, 2024 — In an effort to provide more resources for taxpayers during this filing season, the Internal Revenue Service today revised frequently asked questions for Form 1099-K, Payment Card and Third Party Network Transactions, in Fact Sheet FS-2024-03.

IR-2024-32, Feb. 5, 2024 — The Internal Revenue Service announced today tax relief for individuals and businesses in parts of Maine affected by severe storms and flooding that began on Dec. 17, 2023.

IR-2024-31, Feb. 01, 2024 — The Internal Revenue Service reminded taxpayers that carefully choosing a tax professional to prepare a tax return is vital to ensuring that their personal and financial information is safe and secure and treated with care.

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