News Releases for September 2022

IRS granting dyed diesel penalty relief as a result of Hurricane Ian

IR-2022-169, September 30, 2022 — The Internal Revenue Service, in response to disruptions resulting from Hurricane Ian, will not impose a penalty when dyed diesel fuel with a sulfur content that does not exceed 15 parts-per-million is sold for use or used by emergency vehicles on the highway in the state of Florida.

IRS: Hurricane Ian victims in Florida qualify for tax relief; Oct. 17 deadline, other dates extended to Feb. 15

IR-2022-168, September 29, 2022 — Hurricane Ian victims throughout Florida now have until February 15, 2023, to file various federal individual and business tax returns and make tax payments, the Internal Revenue Service announced today.

IRS reports significant increase in texting scams; warns taxpayers to remain vigilant

IR-2022-167, September 28, 2022 — The Internal Revenue Service today warned taxpayers of a recent increase in IRS-themed texting scams aimed at stealing personal and financial information.

IRS continues relief to drought-stricken farmers and ranchers in 44 states, other regions

IR-2022-166, September 28, 2022 — The Internal Revenue Service is reminding farmers and ranchers in applicable regions forced to sell livestock because of drought conditions that they may have more time to replace their livestock and defer tax on any gains from the forced sales.

IRS updates answers to states and local governments on taxability and reporting of payments from Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds

IR-2022-165, September 28, 2022 — The IRS today updated its frequently-asked-questions on Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds (SLFR Funds).

IRS: Alaska storm and flood victims qualify for tax relief; Oct. 17 deadline, other dates extended to Feb. 15

IR-2022-164, September 27, 2022 — Victims of storms and flooding that began on September 15 in parts of Alaska now have until February 15, 2023, to file various federal individual and business tax returns and make tax payments, the IRS announced today.

Reminder: File 2019 and 2020 returns by Sept. 30 to get COVID penalty relief

IR-2022-163, September 22, 2022 — The IRS today reminded struggling individuals and businesses, affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, that they may qualify for late-filing penalty relief if they file their 2019 and 2020 returns by September 30, 2022.

IRS advises that improperly forgiven Paycheck Protection Program loans are taxable

IR-2022-162, September 21, 2022 — The Internal Revenue Service recently issued guidance addressing improper forgiveness of a Paycheck Protection Program loan (PPP loan).

IRS: Hurricane Fiona victims in Puerto Rico qualify for tax relief; Oct. 17 deadline, other dates extended to Feb. 15

IR-2022-161, September 20, 2022 — Hurricane Fiona victims in all 78 Puerto Rican municipalities now have until February 15, 2023, to file various federal individual and business tax returns and make tax payments, the Internal Revenue Service announced today.

IRS selects eight new members for the Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee

IR-2022-160, September 20, 2022 — The Internal Revenue Service has selected eight new members for the Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee (ETAAC).

IRS updates Information on tax credit helping businesses to hire certain categories of workers

IR-2022-159, September 19, 2022 — The IRS today updated information on the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC), available to employers that hire designated categories of workers who face significant barriers to employment. For employers facing a tight job market, the WOTC may be able to help.

IRS accepting applicants for Compliance Assurance Process for 2023

IR-2022-158, September 15, 2022 — The Internal Revenue Service announced today the opening of the application period for the 2023 Compliance Assurance Process (CAP) program.

IRS: Sept. 15 is the deadline for third quarter estimated tax payments

IR-2022-157, September 6, 2022 — The Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers who pay estimated taxes that the deadline to submit their third quarter payment is September 15, 2022.

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