IR-2017-212, Dec. 29, 2017 - The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service today issued Notice 2018-07, which provides guidance for computing the “transition tax” under recent tax legislation enacted on Dec. 22, 2017.
IR-2017-211, Dec. 28, 2017 – As the tax filing season approaches, the Internal Revenue Service is reminding taxpayers to start thinking about who will prepare their federal tax return.
IR-2017-210, Dec. 27, 2017 — The Internal Revenue Service advised tax professionals and taxpayers today that pre-paying 2018 state and local real property taxes in 2017 may be tax deductible under certain circumstances.
IRS Extends Due Date for Employers and Providers to Issue Health Coverage Forms to Individuals in 2018
IR-2017-209, Dec. 22, 2017 ― The IRS announced today that it has extended the 2018 due date for certain entities to provide 2017 health coverage information forms to individuals.
IR-2017-208, December 20, 2017 - The Internal Revenue Service today announced the release of the Criminal Investigation Division’s (CI) annual report, reflecting significant accomplishments and criminal enforcement actions taken in fiscal year 2017.
IRS: Tax Professionals Need 2018 PTIN; Continuing Education for Annual Filing Season Program Due by Year End
IR-2017-207, Dec. 20, 2017 — The Internal Revenue Service is reminding federal tax return preparers that they must renew their Preparer Tax Identification Numbers (PTIN) that expire Dec. 31, 2017.
IR-2017-206, Dec. 19, 2017 — The Internal Revenue Service said today that it expects more than 90 percent of all 2017 individual tax returns to be prepared using tax software.
IR-2017- 205, Dec. 14, 2017 — The Internal Revenue Service today issued revised guidance extending relief for certain partnerships, real estate mortgage investment conduits (REMICs), and other entities that did not file the required returns by the new due date for tax years beginning in 2016.
IR-2017-204, Dec. 14, 2017 ― The Internal Revenue Service today issued the 2018 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical or moving purposes.
IR-2017-203, Dec. 13, 2017 — The Internal Revenue Service today warned taxpayers and tax professionals of a new email scam targeting Hotmail users that is being used to steal personal and financial information.
IRS Provides Safe Harbors to Help Taxpayers Suffering Property Losses, Including Losses from Hurricanes
IR-2017-202, Dec. 13, 2017 – As part of a wider effort to help victims of natural disasters, the Internal Revenue Service today issued guidance providing safe harbor methods that individuals may use in determining the amount of their casualty and theft losses for their homes and personal belongings, including losses from recent hurricanes.
IR-2017-201, Dec. 12, 2017 - As tax filing season approaches, the Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers there are things they should do now to get ready for filing season.
IR-2017-200, Dec. 5, 2017 ― The IRS today announced that interest rates will remain the same for the calendar quarter beginning Jan. 1, 2018.
IR-2017-199, Dec. 5, 2017 - The Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers with expiring Individual Taxpayer Identification Numbers (ITINs) to submit their renewal applications as soon as possible. Failing to renew them by the end of the year will cause refund and processing delays in 2018.
IR-2017-198, Dec. 1, 2017 — The IRS, state tax agencies and the nation’s tax industry joined together to warn small businesses to be on-guard against a growing wave of identity theft against employers.
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