News Releases for September 2016

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IR-2016-127, Sept. 30, 2016 — Farmers and ranchers who previously were forced to sell livestock due to drought, like the drought currently affecting much of the nation, have an extended period of time in which to replace the livestock and defer tax on any gains from the forced sales, the IRS announced today.

IR-2016-126, Sept. 29, 2016 ― With another school year now in full swing, the IRS today reminded parents and students to see if they qualify for either of two college tax credits or other education-related tax benefits when they file their 2016 federal income tax returns next year.

IR-2016-125, Sept. 26, 2016 — The IRS announced today that it plans to begin private collection of certain overdue federal tax debts next spring and has selected four contractors to implement the new program.

IR-2016-124, Sept. 22, 2016 — The IRS has an important reminder for taxpayers who filed for an extension and face an Oct. 17 filing deadline: the adjusted gross income (AGI) amount from your 2014 return may be needed to electronically file a tax return.

IR-2016-123, Sept. 22, 2016 — The IRS and its Security Summit partners today issued an alert to taxpayers and tax professionals to be on guard against fake emails purporting to contain an IRS tax bill related to the Affordable Care Act.

IR-2016-122, September 20, 2016 — With a key certification deadline fast approaching, the IRS today urged employers to take advantage of a valuable tax credit designed to help those who hire long-term unemployment recipients and workers who face significant barriers to employment.

IR-2016-121, Sept. 14, 2016 — Interest rates for the quarter beginning Oct. 1 remain the same as in the previous quarter.

IR-2016-120, Sept. 6, 2016 — The IRS today announced the selection of 16 new members of the Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee.

IR-2016-119, September 2, 2016 – The IRS today warned tax professionals of a new wave of attacks that allow identity thieves to file fraudulent tax returns by remotely taking over practitioners’ computers.

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