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Post-Release Changes to Tax Forms, Instructions, and Publications

The articles below explain changes to forms, instructions, or publications after they are available on Such changes are often the result of new tax legislation, new IRS guidance, clarifications, corrections, updates of mailing addresses or phone numbers, and other revisions.

New Rules for Deducting Disaster Area Losses (Publication 225, Farmer's Tax Guide, chapter 11) -- 16-FEB-2017

6-Month Extension Period for Calendar Year C Corporations -- 08-FEB-2017

Form 1000, Ownership Certificate, will no longer be revised -- 03-FEB-2017

Four codes on the 2017 Form 1042-S, Foreign Person's U.S. Source Income Subject to Withholding, that are not to be used. -- 01-FEB-2017

Due date for submitting Form W-2, Wage and Tax Statement, to SSA. -- 01-FEB-2017

Clarification to Exclusion of Gain on Sale of Your Home in the 2016 Publication 523, Selling Your Home -- 30-JAN-2017

Correction to Instructions for Form 990-BL (12-2013), Information and Initial Excise Tax Return for Black Lung Benefit Trusts and Certain Related Persons -- 26-JAN-2017

Changes to the instructions for "Exemption from User Fee", Form 8717 (Rev. 9-2016) -- 26-JAN-2017

Change to Mailing Address for Forms 8945, 8946, and W-12 -- 20-JAN-2017

A change to AMT adjustments for depreciation on Forms 6251, 4626, Sched I (Form 1041) -- 19-JAN-2017

Changes coming to Form 5307, Application for Determination for Adopters of Modified Volume Submitter Plans and Instructions for Form 5307 -- 19-JAN-2017

Form 5310, Application for Determination for Terminating Plan, and Instructions for Form 5310 -- 19-JAN-2017

Retiring Form 8160-T (2010) -- 17-JAN-2017

Retiring Notice 1418 (2011) --13-JAN-2017

New Due Date for Filing FinCEN Form 114 -- 12-JAN-2017

36-Month Nonpayment Testing Period Form 1099-C --11-JAN-2017

Final Release of 2016 Original Issue Discount (OID) Tables -- 10-JAN-2017

Corrections have been made to the 2016 Publication 974, Premium Tax Credit (PTC) -- 01-JAN-2017

Correction to Publication 560 (2015) -- 15-DEC-2016

Corrections to the 2016 Form 1041-ES, Estimated Income Tax for Estates and Trusts --08-DEC-2016

New Due Dates for Furnishing to Individuals the 2016 Forms 1095-B and 1095-C -- 30-NOV-2016

Correction to Publication 15-A, Employer's Supplemental Tax Guide (For use in 2016) -- 30-NOV-2016

Fax Number Change for Form 2848 Filers Who Live Outside the United States -- 17- NOV-2016

Correction to 2nd paragraph on the Instructions for Payer/Borrower (back of Copy B) -- 17- NOV-2016

Correction to the 2016 Instructions for Form 8965 -- 17- NOV-2016

Additional reporting instructions for the 2016 Form 1098 box 9 -- 15-NOV-2016

Changes to Itemized Deductions Limitation Worksheet for Form 1045 -- 08-NOV-2016

Requests for extensions of time to furnish recipient statements -- 03-NOV-2016

Change to K-1 Certification Address Under Section 7.1.6 -- 02-NOV-2016

Correction to Instructions for 706-GS(T): Generation-Skipping Transfer Tax Return for Term -- 28-OCT-2016

Updated Information for Users of Form W-8BEN-E (Revision Date February 2014) -- 21-OCT-2016

Clarification of reporting instructions for the 2016 Form 1099-B, Box 2 -- 13-Oct-2016

Correction to the 2015 Publication 946, How To Depreciate Property -- 22-AUG-2016

Amendment to the 2016 Instructions for Form 1099-B -- 16-AUG-2016

Section 43 Enhanced Oil Recovery Credit Effective for Costs Paid or Incurred in 2016 Tax Years -- 10-Aug-2016

Form 1023-EZ User Fee Will Decrease July 1, 2016 -- 27-JUN-2016

Additional Time To File Form 8850 -- 17 - JUN - 2016

Form 8850 Filing Deadline Extended -- 17-JUN-2016

Addenda to the 2016 Instructions for Form 1098 for Recipient/Lender -- 17-JUN-2016

Wrongful Incarceration FAQs
Wrongful incarceration frequently asked questions (FAQs) about tax treatment of compensatory or statutory damages and restitution.

Correction to Instructions for Payer/Borrower Box 6 on 2016 Form 1098 -- 14-JUN-2016

Correction to the 2014 and 2015 Instructions for Form 8962, Premium Tax Credit (PTC) -- 03-JUN-2016

For Colleges and Universities: IRS Provides Limited Penalty Relief for Filers of Form 1098-T, Tuition Statement
The IRS is waiving certain penalties that would otherwise be asserted against eligible educational institutions for 2016 Forms 1098-T.

Increase of the Minimum Amount of Penalty for Certain Late Filed Returns From $135 to $205 -- 05-MAY-2016

Revision to the "Reason For Applying" Section in the Instructions for Form W-7 (Rev. 12/2014), Application for IRS Individual Taxpayer Identification Number -- 14-APR-2016

Correction to a line reference in line 21 of Worksheet 2-12 2016 Publication 505 -- 04 - MAR - 2016

Notice 2016-27 delays due dates related to Form 8971 to June 30, 2016. -- 30 - MAR - 2016

Mailing Instructions for Form 8379, Injured Spouse Allocation -- 15-Mar-2016

Kansas City Fax Number for Filing Form 4506T and 4506T-EZ Has Changed -- 25 - FEB - 2016

Health Care Information Forms -- 24 - FEB - 2016

Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 16-Feb-2017