News Releases for June 2017

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IR- 2017-114, June 28, 2017 — The Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee (ETAAC) today held its annual public meeting and released its annual report to the IRS and the Congress, which includes numerous recommendations on improving electronic security in the tax system and fighting tax fraud related to identity theft.

IR-2017-113, June 28, 2017 — National Taxpayer Advocate Nina E. Olson today released her statutorily mandated mid-year report to Congress that presents a review of the 2017 Filing Season, identifies the priority issues the Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) will address during the upcoming fiscal year, and contains the IRS’s responses to each of the 93 administrative recommendations the Advocate made in her 2016 Annual Report to Congress.

IR-2017-112, June 26, 2017 – The Internal Revenue Service today issued a warning that tax-related scams continue across the nation even though the tax filing season has ended for most taxpayers.

IR-2017-111, June 23, 2017 – The IRS, state tax agencies and the tax industry today warned tax professionals to beware of phishing emails purporting to be from a tax software education provider and seeking extensive amounts of sensitive preparer data.

IR-2017-110, June 22, 2017 — The Internal Revenue Service reminds small businesses of the many free products available to help them understand and comply with the law.

IR-2017-109, June 21, 2017 — The Internal Revenue Service is now accepting renewal applications for the Individual Taxpayer Identification Numbers (ITINs) set to expire at the end of 2017.

IR-2017-108, June 15, 2017 — Tax professionals wishing to attend the IRS Nationwide Tax Forum in Orlando, Fla., can save $115 by registering soon, according to the Internal Revenue Service.

IR-2017-107, June 15, 2017 -– The Internal Revenue Service today warned people to beware of a new scam linked to the Electronic Federal Tax Payment System (EFTPS), where fraudsters call to demand an immediate tax payment through a prepaid debit card. This scam is being reported across the country, so taxpayers should be alert to the details.

IR-2017-106, June 13, 2017 — The Internal Revenue Service announced today the addition of several new features to the online account tool first introduced late last year as part of the IRS’s commitment to improve and expand taxpayer services.

IR-2017-105, June 12, 2017 — The IRS today reminded taxpayers living and working abroad that they must file their 2016 federal income tax return by Thursday, June 15.

IR-2017-104, June 9, 2017 ― The Internal Revenue Service today announced that interest rates will remain the same for the calendar quarter beginning July 1, 2017.

IR-2017-103, June 1, 2017 -- The Internal Revenue Service today issued notices of certification to 84 organizations that applied for voluntary certification as a Certified Professional Employer Organization (CPEO).

IR-2017-102, June 1, 2017 — Beginning June 15, taxpayers requesting letter rulings, closing agreements and certain other rulings from the Internal Revenue Service will need to make user fee payments electronically using the federal government’s system.

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