News Releases for May 2017

Notice: Historical Content

This is an archival or historical document and may not reflect current law, policies or procedures.

IR-2017-101, May 30, 2017 — The Internal Revenue Service today announced that the Spring 2017 Statistics of Income Bulletin is now available on

IR-2017-100, May 23, 2017 — The Internal Revenue Service is reminding tax professionals that reduced cost “early bird” registration for all five 2017 IRS Nationwide Tax Forums ends May 31 at 6 p.m. Eastern time.

IR-2017-99, May 18, 2017 — The Internal Revenue Service announced today the appointment of three new members of the Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities (ACT). ACT presents reports and recommendations to IRS leadership at a June 7 public meeting.

IR-2017-98, May 9, 2017 — With Hurricane Preparedness Week, May 7 to 13, now in progress and the start of the Atlantic hurricane season looming on June 1, the Internal Revenue Service today offered advice to taxpayers who may be affected by these types of storms, as well as other natural disasters.

IR-2017-97, May 8, 2017 — The IRS today reminded tax-exempt organizations that many have a filing deadline for Form 990-series information returns in mid-May.

IR-2017-96, May 5, 2017 — The Internal Revenue Service today reminded small business owners who work from a home office that there are two options for claiming the Home Office Deduction.

IR-2017-95, May 5, 2017 — Tax professionals can earn up to 18 Continuing Professional Education credits this summer at the IRS Nationwide Tax Forums.

IR-2017-94, May 5, 2017 — The Internal Revenue Service today announced that the application period for Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC) grants for calendar year 2018 will run from May 1 to June 20, 2017.

IR-2017-93, May 3, 2017 — Eligible small business startups can now choose to apply part or all of their research credit against their payroll tax liability, instead of their income tax liability, according to the Internal Revenue Service.

IR-2017-92, May 2, 2017 — The Internal Revenue Service today reminded employers planning to hire new workers that there’s a valuable tax credit available to those who hire long-term unemployment recipients and others certified by their state workforce agency.

Find previous year news releases and fact sheets from 1997 through last month.