The IRS develops this yearly special tax time guide designed to help people understand how tax changes affect them yearly and how to file an accurate tax return. For updates throughout the filing season, check back to this page. Tax Time Guide: Electronic tax payment and agreement options available to taxpayers who owe IR-2022-63, March 22, 2022 ― The IRS today reminded taxpayers who have a tax bill that there are several ways to make payments, and there are options for many people who can't pay their tax bill in full by April tax deadline. Tax Time Guide: Minimize cyber footprints, protect personal information online IR-2022-60, March 16, 2022 — The IRS today urged people to stay resolute against ongoing scams and schemes by properly securing computers, tablets and phones. Tax Time Guide: Saving for retirement? IRA contributions for 2021 can be made until April 18 IR-2022-52, March 8, 2022 — The Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers they may be able to claim a deduction on their 2021 tax return for contributions to their Individual Retirement Arrangement (IRA) made through April 18, 2022. Tax Time Guide: IRS reminds taxpayers to report gig economy income, virtual currency transactions, foreign source income and assets IR-2022-45, March 1, 2022 — The IRS reminds taxpayers of their reporting and potential tax obligations from working in the gig economy, making virtual currency transactions, earning foreign-source income or holding certain foreign assets. Tax Time Guide: Use the Where’s My Refund? tool or IRS2Go app to conveniently check tax refund status IR-2022-43, February 24, 2022 — The Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers today that the fastest and easiest way to check on tax refunds is by using the Where's My Refund? tool on IRS.gov or through the IRS2Go mobile app. Tax Time Guide: Make IRS.gov the first stop for tax help IR-2022-35, February 16, 2022 — With phone volumes continuing at historic levels, the Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers IRS.gov, should be the first stop for taxpayers seeking information and help with their federal taxes. Tax Time Guide: American Rescue Plan changes can boost refunds for many families; people should file even if they haven’t for years IR-2022-29, February 8, 2022 — The Internal Revenue Service today urged Americans to file a 2021 federal income tax return so they can take advantage of key tax benefits included in the American Rescue Plan and other recent legislation. Tax Time Guide: Important considerations before filing a 2021 tax return IR-2022-23, February 1, 2022 — Now that the 2022 tax season is open, the Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers to make sure they’ve got what they need before they file and to consider free resources available to help them get organized. Tax Time Guide 2021 Guide to tax filing season for individual taxpayers. Tax Time Guide 2020 Guide to tax filing season for individual taxpayers. Tax Time Guide 2019 Guide to tax filing season for individual taxpayers. Tax Time Guide 2018 Guide to the 2018 filing season for taxpayers. Tax Time Guide 2017 Guide to the 2017 filing season for taxpayers. Tax Time Guide 2016 Guide to the 2016 filing season for taxpayers. Tax Time Guide 2015 Guide to the 2015 filing season for taxpayers.