People holding the American flag

Get to know the IRS, its people and the issues that affect taxpayers.


Featured


Two hands cupped under three locks with Security Summit under them

Protecting Taxpayers from Tax-Related Identity Theft

The “Security Summit” partnership between the IRS, the states and the private-sector tax industry is more important than ever as they work to combat a common enemy – identity thieves.

 

 

 

Previous Posts


ACL_MissionPeopleCountry550

Working for the IRS – A Commitment to Mission, People and Country

Learn why the mission, diverse job opportunities, investment in people and patriotic duty of our agency make the IRS a great place to build a career.

 

Stacks of multicolor block with various IRS topics written on them

Preparing for and Delivering the 2021 Filing Season

How the IRS prepares to process more than 150 million tax returns and issue more than $400 billion in refunds to taxpayers each year.

 

Rainbow coming out of shopping cart with icons

IRS Procurement Culture Moves From Risk Avoidance to Innovation, Speed and Agility

Acquisitions using inventive solutions to transform its culture and improve internal operations.

 

Person on laptop with multiple languages coming out of the screen for IRS.gov

Our Commitment to Serving a Diverse Nation

We want to provide ongoing, high-quality, personalized service to everyone, no matter where they live, what their background is, or what language they speak.

 

EITC words written in the background with people standing on coins

Maximizing the Earned Income Tax Credit

EITC has been benefitting low-and moderate-income workers for 46 years with the majority of the benefits of the program going to families with children.

 

American flag with words written on IRS logo

IRS Issues Annual IRS Progress Update: Putting Taxpayers First

New report looks back over the past year, highlighting the challenges IRS faced as well as the agency’s accomplishments.

 

jigsaw puzzle depicting IRS compliance

How the IRS Ensures Compliance With the Tax Laws

Audits are an important piece of the puzzle, but the agency uses a variety of other tools to promote compliance.

 

diagram with icons for high income non-filers post

IRS Prioritizes High Income Non-filers

Identifying and pursuing high income non-filers who live here in the United States and abroad

 

Giving Tuesday infographic

Special Tax Deduction Available This Year for Cash Donations to Charities

Tax deduction available through Dec. 31, 2020 for cash donations of up to $300 to qualifying charities

 

e-signature with a digital hand

IRS Offers Electronic Signature Options

New secure online submission platform keeps critical information safe

 

hand holding out EIP enevolopes with images

Delivering the CARES Act and Filing Season 2020

How IRS managed a successful filing season while simultaneously providing sweeping tax relief to Americans

 

EIP registration day U.S. map with people surrounding map

November 10 is “National EIP Registration Day”

Eligible people should register for their Economic Impact Payment before the deadline on November 21

 

man touching cybersecurity features

IRS Audit Rates

A Closer Look at audit rates provides insight into which income groups are more likely to be audited.

 

 

cogs with words written on them - committment, compliance, relief, resounces

New COVID-19 Related Relief

IRS is offering many options for taxpayers struggling with COVID-related financial hardships.

 

 

collage of people

Economic Impact Payments

We need your help to reach more low-income individuals and families so they can take action by November 21  to get a payment this year.

 

 

 

New Security Measures Help Protect Against Tax-Related Identity Theft

Connect with IRS

  Facebook

 Twitter

 Instagram

 LinkedIn

 YouTube