Farmers and fishers face March 1 tax deadline IR-2023-34, Feb. 28, 2023 — The Internal Revenue Service today reminded businesses with income from farming or fishing that have not already made their estimated tax payments to file and pay their entire tax due on or before Wednesday, March 1, 2023. IRS: May 15 tax deadline extended to Oct. 16 for disaster area taxpayers in California, Alabama and Georgia IR-2023-33, Feb. 24, 2023 — Disaster-area taxpayers in most of California and parts of Alabama and Georgia now have until Oct. 16, 2023, to file various federal individual and business tax returns and make tax payments, the Internal Revenue Service announced today. Previously, the deadline had been postponed to May 15 for these areas. Tax Time Guide: Things to consider when filing a 2022 tax return IR-2023-32, Feb. 22, 2023 — With the 2023 tax filing season in full swing, the IRS reminds taxpayers to gather their necessary information and visit IRS.gov for updated resources and tools to help with their 2022 tax return. IRS and Treasury issue final regulations on e-file for businesses IR-2023-31, Feb. 21, 2023 — The Department of the Treasury and the IRS today issued final regulations amending the rules for filing returns and other documents electronically (e-file). These regulations will require certain filers to e-file beginning in 2024. IRS and Treasury provide guidance for insurance providers on alternative minimum tax under the Inflation Reduction Act IR-2023-30, Feb. 17, 2023 — The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service today issued Notice 2023-20, which provides interim guidance for insurance companies and certain other taxpayers for the new corporate alternative minimum tax (CAMT) until the issuance of proposed regulations. Taxpayers can now upload more documents to IRS; new online option for 9 notices can help resolve issues faster IR-2023-29, Feb. 16, 2023 — The Internal Revenue Service announced today that taxpayers who receive certain notices requiring them to send information to the IRS now have the option of submitting their documentation online through IRS.gov. Avoid the rush: Presidents Day marks peak time period for calls; use IRS online tools in February to avoid delays, get tax help IR-2023-28, Feb. 16, 2023 — With the nation entering a peak period for filing taxes, the Internal Revenue Service urges taxpayers to use online tools to get answers quickly and avoid phone delays during a traditional peak period for IRS phone lines around Presidents Day. IRS and Treasury provide guidance on the Qualifying Advanced Energy Project Credit IR-2023-27, Feb. 13, 2023 — The Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service today provided guidance following the enactment of the Inflation Reduction Act to establish a program to allocate credits for qualified investments in eligible qualifying advanced energy projects. Treasury and IRS provide guidance on energy projects for low-income communities IR-2023-26, Feb. 13, 2023 — The Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service today provided guidance to establish a program to provide solar and wind power to certain low-income areas under the Inflation Reduction Act. IRS announces new pilot phase for Compliance Assurance Process program IR-2023-25, Feb. 13, 2023 — The Internal Revenue Service today announced changes to the Bridge phase of the Compliance Assurance Process (CAP) program. CAP is a cooperative pre-filing program for large corporate taxpayers. Interest rates remain the same for the second quarter of 2023 IR-2023-24, Feb. 13, 2023 — The Internal Revenue Service today announced that interest rates will remain the same for the calendar quarter beginning April 1, 2023. IRS issues guidance on state tax payments to help taxpayers IR-2023-23, Feb. 10, 2023 — The IRS provided details today clarifying the federal tax status involving special payments made by 21 states in 2022. New IRS feature allows taxpayers electronically filing amended returns to choose direct deposit to speed refunds IR-2023-22, Feb. 9, 2023 — In the latest improvement for taxpayers, the Internal Revenue Service announced today that people electronically filing their Form 1040-X, Amended U.S Individual Income Tax Return, will for the first time be able to select direct deposit for any resulting refund. IRS Chief Counsel is hiring attorneys; multiple job openings posted to help enhance the taxpayer experience and address high-end noncompliance IR-2023-21 Feb. 8, 2023 — The Internal Revenue Service’s Office of Chief Counsel today announced plans to hire additional attorneys to assist the agency in enhancing the taxpayer experience and addressing high-end, complex noncompliance. IRS announces special Saturday hours for face-to-face help; dozens of Taxpayer Assistance Centers open across the nation IR-2023-20, Feb. 6, 2023 — 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 Taxpayer Assistance Centers (TACs) across the country. IRS introduces new service industry tip reporting program IR-2023-19, Feb. 6, 2023 — The Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service today issued Notice 2023-13, which contains a proposed revenue procedure that would establish the Service Industry Tip Compliance Agreement (SITCA) program, a voluntary tip reporting program between the IRS and employers in various service industries. The IRS is issuing this guidance in proposed form to provide an opportunity for public comment. IRS issues guidance and updates frequently asked questions related to new, previously owned and qualified commercial clean vehicle credits IR-2023-18, Feb. 3, 2023 — The Internal Revenue Service today issued Notice 2023-16 that modifies the definitions of certain vehicle classifications for the new, previously owned and qualified commercial clean vehicle credits. News release and fact sheet archive Find previous year news releases and fact sheets from 1997 through last month.