IR-2014-40, March 31, 2014 — The IRS today announced that more than 2.3 million users have downloaded or updated IRS’s smartphone application IRS2Go 4.0 so far this year. The app’s latest version was launched earlier this year for the 2014 filing season.
IR-2014-39, March 28, 2014 —The IRS today warned consumers to be on the lookout for a new email phishing scam. The emails appear to be from the IRS Taxpayer Advocate Service and include a bogus case number.
IR-2014-38, March 27, 2014 — The IRS reminds taxpayers who turned 70½ during 2013 that in most cases they must start receiving required minimum distributions (RMDs) from Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs) and workplace retirement plans by Tuesday, April 1, 2014.
IR-2014-37, March 27, 2014 — Millions of taxpayers get their refunds through direct deposits. Filing season stats for March 21, 2014.
IR-2014-36, March. 25, 2014 — Virtual currency is treated as property for U.S. Federal tax purposes; general rules for property transactions apply.
IR-2014-35, March 25, 2014 — The IRS today provided taxpayers an extension until Oct. 15, 2014, to decide when to claim disaster losses arising from last September’s flooding.
IR-2014-34, March 21, 2014 — The IRS 2013 Data Book provides details on the agency's activities during fiscal year 2013.
IR-2014-33, March 20, 2014 — IRS winter 2014 Bulletin provides information on individual income tax returns filed for tax year 2012 and other topics.
More than Half of all Income Tax Returns Have Been Received IRS Issues Publication on Business Expenses
IR-2014-32, March 20, 2014 — The IRS has received more than half of all the individual income tax returns it expects this year; issues business expense publication.
IR-2014-31, March 19, 2014 — The IRS announced its Office of Professional Responsibility has entered into a settlement agreement with a group of appraisers from the same firm accused of aiding in the understatement of federal tax liabilities by overvaluing facade easements for charitable donation purposes.
IR-2014-30, March 19, 2014 — Taxpayers who did not file returns for tax year 2010 have until April 15 to claim their tax refunds.
IR-2014-29, March 14, 2014 — For the second quarter of 2014, interest rates remain the same.
IR-2014-28, March 13, 2014 — More taxpayers are e-filing from home computers in 2014 according to IRS filing season statistics.
IRS Encourages Small Employers to Check Out Small Business Health Care Tax Credit; Helpful Resources, Tax Tips Available on IRS.gov
IR-2014-27, March 10, 2014 — With business tax-filing deadlines fast approaching, the IRS encouraged small employers that provide health insurance coverage to their employees to check out the small business health care tax credit and claim it if they qualify.
IR-2014-26, March 10, 2014 — The IRS is seeking volunteers to serve on the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel, a federal advisory committee that listens to taxpayers, identifies taxpayer concerns, and makes recommendations for improving services.
IR-2014-25 March 7, 2014 — The IRS is opening the nomination and application process for membership on the Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee (ETAAC). The deadline for submitting applications is April 21, 2014.
IR-2014-24, March 7, 2014 — The Internal Revenue Service today reminded people with home-based businesses that this year for the first time they can choose a new simplified option for claiming the deduction for business use of a home.
IR-2014-23, March 6, 2014 — The IRS has issued more than 48 million refunds so far this year.
IR-2014-22, March 6, 2014 — The IRS released a new YouTube video designed to provide useful tax tips to married same-sex couples.
IR-2014-21, March 5, 2014 — The IRS’s Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC) Program Office issued its second annual program report on how LITCs assist thousands of low income taxpayers nationwide with pro bono representation, education, and advocacy services.
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