News Releases for May 2017

Spring 2017 Statistics of Income Bulletin Now Available

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

IRS Tax Forum Early Bird Registration Ends May 31 Tax Pros Can Save By Registering Early

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.

IRS Announces Three New Members for Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities

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.

For Hurricane Preparedness Week: IRS Offers Tips to Taxpayers Preparing for Hurricanes, Floods and Other Natural Disasters

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.

Many Tax-Exempt Organizations Must File by May 15; Do Not Include Social Security Numbers or Personal Data

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.

IRS: Home Office Deduction Often Overlooked by Small Business Owners

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.

Registration Now Open for the 2017 IRS Nationwide Tax Forums

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.

IRS Accepting Applications for 2018 Low Income Taxpayer Clinic Grants

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.

Small Business Week Reminder: Startups Can Choose New Option for Claiming Research Credit

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.

Small Business Week Reminder: Work Opportunity Tax Credit can Help Employers Hiring New Workers; Key Certification Requirement Applies

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.

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