Tax Time Guide 2017

Notice: Historical Content

This is an archival or historical document and may not reflect current law, policies or procedures.

IR-2017-65, March 21, 2017 — The IRS reminded taxpayers today that if they are unable to file their tax returns by this year’s April 18 deadline there is an easy, online option to get more time to complete their return.

IR-2017-62, March 16, 2017 — The IRS reminded taxpayers today that while more than 90 percent of federal tax refunds are issued in 21 days or less, some refunds may take longer.

IR-2017-60, March 15, 2017 — The IRS today reminded taxpayers that they still have time to contribute to an IRA for 2016 and, in many cases, qualify for a deduction or even a tax credit.

IR-2017-59, March 14, 2017 — The Internal Revenue Service today reminded taxpayers that it’s easier than ever to pay taxes electronically.

IR-2017-55, March 9, 2017— The IRS today reminded taxpayers to be cautious and protect personal, financial and tax information, particularly at tax time.

Do you need help with your taxes? Make an appointment at the IRS Taxpayer Assistance Center.

IR-2017-52, March 2, 2017 — Taxpayers can get the most out of various tax benefits and get useful tips on preparing their 2016 federal income tax returns by consulting a free, comprehensive tax guide available on

IR-2017-48, Feb. 28, 2017 — The IRS today reminded taxpayers that offers many useful tips and information to find a qualified tax professional.

IR-2017-45, Feb. 27, 2017 — The IRS Free File is available online at and through the IRS2Go mobile app for help with tax returns and more.

IR-2017-42, Feb. 23, 2017 —The IRS today encouraged taxpayers to take advantage of the online tools and resources available on as the IRS expects heavy call volume during the last two weeks of February.