Current Tax Tips

There’s more to determining filing status than being married or single

Tax Tip 2022-182, November 29, 2022 — Some taxpayers are eligible for more than one filing status. As they get ready for the upcoming filing season, taxpayers should carefully review their options to pick the filing status that makes the most sense for them.

Taxpayers shouldn’t let gift card scammers ruin the holidays

Tax Tip 2022-181, November 28, 2022 — During the holiday season, taxpayers should be aware of gift card scams thieves commonly use this time of year. Con artists will target taxpayers by asking them to pay a fake tax bill with gift cards.

Filing season readiness for tax pros: review data safeguards

Tax Tip 2022-180, November 23, 2022 — As tax professionals begin preparing for the upcoming filing season, reviewing their security measures should be at the top of their to-do list. The Taxes-Security-Together Checklist can help tax them identify the basic steps they should take to safeguard their clients and their business.

安全指南有助于在线个人信息安全

国税局税务提示 2022-179, 2022 年 11 月 22 日— 认真严肃地对待在线安全问题,可以帮助人们保护自己的信息安全,防范身份窃贼和诈骗分子。只需几个简单的步骤即可避免常见的安全陷阱。按照这些提示,消费者和纳税人可以降低身份、金钱或账户被犯罪分子盗取的风险。

纳税人应查看2023年401(k)和IRA的限额增加

国税局税务提示 2022-178, 2022 年 11 月 21 日— 个人在 2023 年可为其 401(k) 计划供款的金额将从 2022 年的 20,500 美元增加到 22,500 美元。用于确定是否有资格向传统 IRA 供款、向罗斯IRA 供款和申请储蓄者抵免优惠的收入范围也将在 2023 年全部增加。

IRS’ Annual Filing Season Program offers professional development for non-credentialed tax preparers

Tax Tip 2022-177, November 17, 2022 — Any non-credentialed tax return preparers who want to increase their knowledge and improve their filing season readiness should consider the IRS’ Annual Filing Season Program. This voluntary program is intended to encourage non-credentialed tax return preparers to take continuing education courses to further their professional knowledge.

PTINs expire soon – tax pros can renew online for faster processing

Tax Tip 2022-176, November 16, 2022 — There are more than 750,000 active tax return preparers that must renew their Preparer Tax Identification Numbers now for 2023. All current PTINs will expire December 31, 2022.

Giving Tuesday is coming; now is a good time to review tax benefits for charitable giving

Tax Tip 2022-175, November 15, 2022 — The Tuesday after Thanksgiving marks Giving Tuesday when many people choose to make charitable donations. People making charitable donations for Giving Tuesday, or at any time during the year, should review whether their gift is tax-deductible.

纳税人权利法案概述

国税局税务提示 2022-174, 2022 年 11 月 14 日— 根据法律,所有纳税人在与国税局打交道时都享有基本权利。所有纳税人都知道并理解他们的权利是很重要的。纳税人权利法案将这些权利分为10个类别。

纳税人须知:国税局会如何与您沟通

Tax Tip 2022-173, November 10, 2022 — Knowledge is a taxpayer’s first line of defense against scammers who pretend to be from the IRS with the goal of stealing personal information.

美国军人与退伍军人的税务资源和信息

国税局税务提示 2022-172, 2022 年 11 月 9 日 — 在举国准备庆祝退伍军人节之际,美国国税局提醒军人、退伍军人及其家人,专门为他们提供了各种税务资源。这些资源和信息旨在帮助军队社区的成员们驾驭他们独特的、有时甚至是复杂的税务情况。查看这些资源是为即将到来的报税季做准备的好方法。

老年人可通过个人退休金帐户账户进行慈善捐款,来减轻税收负担

税局税务提示 2022-171, 2022 年 11 月 8 日 — 在大多数情况下,个人应在收到传统个人退休金账户的分配的当年纳税,但也有一些例外(英文)。合格的慈善分配是少数的例外之一。

Employers: beware of third parties promoting improper employee retention credit claim

COVID Tax Tip 2022-170, November 7, 2022 — Employers should be wary of third parties advising them to claim the employee retention credit when they may not qualify. Some third parties are taking improper positions related to taxpayer eligibility for and computation of the credit.

Under the Taxpayer Bill of Rights, all taxpayers have the right to finality of IRS matters

Tax Tip 2022-169, November 3, 2022 — By law, taxpayers interacting with the IRS have the right to finality. This right comes into play for taxpayers who are going through an audit.

Not too much, not too little - taxpayers should check if their tax withholding is just right

COVID Tax Tip 2022-168, November 2, 2022 — There are good surprises and there are bad surprises. Generally, a tax-related surprise is probably unwanted. To avoid tax surprises, people should review their tax withholding.

Taxpayers in declared disaster areas have more time to file tax returns to get COVID penalty relief

COVID Tax Tip 2022-167, November 1, 2022 — Taxpayers in areas covered by certain Federal Emergency Management Agency disaster declarations may have more time to file their returns to qualify for the penalty relief under Notice 2022-36 for their 2019 and 2020 tax returns.

Tax Tip Archive

IRS Tax Tips from January 2011 forward.