News Releases for July 2016

IRS Announces Additional Low Income Taxpayer Clinic Grant Recipients

IR-2016-98, July 18, 2016 — The IRS today announced $385,678 in matching grants to nine additional recipients for development of qualified Low Income Taxpayer Clinics (LITCs) in underserved areas around the country for the last six months of the 2016 grant year.

National Taxpayer Advocate Reviews Filing Season and Identifies Priority Areas and Challenges in Mid Year Report to Congress 2016

IR-2016-97, July 7, 2016 — National Taxpayer Advocate Nina E. Olson today released her statutorily mandated mid-year report to Congress that contains extended excerpts from her ongoing Public Forums on Taxpayer Needs and Preferences, presents a review of the 2016 filing season, and identifies the priority issues the TAS will address during the upcoming fiscal year.

IRS, Partners Warn Tax Preparers of Data Theft Risks; Launch New Campaign to Increase Awareness

IR-2016-96, July 6, 2016 — Leaders from the IRS, state tax agencies and tax preparation community today warned tax preparers that increasingly they are targets of cybercriminals and should take appropriate steps to protect clients from data theft.

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