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News News releases IR-2024-41, IRS announces special Saturday hours for face-to-face help; more than 50 Taxpayer Assistance Centers open across the nation IR-2024-40, Presidents Day period marks peak time for IRS phone lines; first try IRS online tools and resources for help IR-2024-33, IRS revises and updates frequently asked questions about Form 1099-K IR-2024-31, IRS: Take care when choosing a tax return professional IR-2024-28, Things to remember when filing 2023 tax returns More News Releases Tax tips Tax Tip 2024-09, Businesses should review Employee Retention Credit rules and resolve incorrect claims soon Tax Tip 2024-08, Taxpayers with complicated tax returns can use IRS Free File Tax Tip 2024-07, First time tax filers: IRS Free File can make filing easier Tax Tip 2024-05, Eligible seniors have many free tax filing options Tax Tip 2024-04, Register to monetize clean energy credits with new online IRS tool More Tax Tips Ready-to-use articles Each link under a topic leads to an article that you can share. The articles can be used as a drop-in article for your website, in electronic products, publications or other content as needed. Visit the Outreach Connection Archive for additional ready-to-use articles. Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 Qualifying clean energy vehicle buyers are eligible for a tax credit of up to $7,500 Home energy credits: Good for the environment and your wallet Taxpayers may qualify for the new Clean Vehicle Tax Credit Taxpayers may qualify for the new Previously Owned Clean Vehicle Credit Child Tax Credit Have friends or family in Puerto Rico? Spread the word on the expanded Child Tax Credit More Puerto Rico families qualify for Child Tax Credit Raising your grandkids? You may qualify for the Child Tax Credit Find out if you can claim the Child Tax Credit How the expanded 2021 child tax credit can help your family Coronavirus tax relief You may be eligible for the Recovery Rebate Credit even if you don’t normally file a tax return Check your Recovery Rebate Credit eligibility Withholding and estimated taxes Tips for using the IRS Tax Withholding Estimator If you're self-employed, checking your tax situation just got easier Retirees: New IRS tool makes it easier to check your withholding What to do with your Tax Withholding Estimator results Filing Form 1099-Ks issued for selling goods or services Divorce and separation can affect your taxes If you need more time to file your taxes, request an extension E-file and direct deposit help expedite tax refunds A name change affects a tax return Things to think about when choosing a tax preparer Employers: Consider benefits of filing payroll taxes electronically Payments IRS provides automatic penalty relief for 2020 and 2021 tax returns IRS resumes issuing collection notices If you have a tax bill you can’t pay, the IRS can help How to pay your taxes Gig economy Gig economy workers: know your tax responsibilities Refunds E-file and direct deposit help expedite tax refunds Choose Direct Deposit for the fastest way to receive your refund Check the status of your refund Credits Home energy credits: Good for the environment and your wallet Taxpayers may qualify for the new Clean Vehicle Tax Credit Taxpayers may qualify for the new Previously Owned Clean Vehicle Credit Find out if you're eligible for the earned income tax credit Education tax benefits may help with college costs You may benefit from the Credit for Other Dependents Tax scams Avoid fraud and tax-related identity theft with an IP PIN Watch out for tax scams and report fraudulent messages How to protect your private tax data Is that the IRS contacting you – or is it a scam? Other topics How to request tax information in alternative formats Identity Protection PIN Program now available for all taxpayers Taxpayers can get tax info on social media Be ready to verify your identity when calling the IRS Resources Check out our other online tools and materials that are ready for you to use and share. Helpful information Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 Where's my refund? Understanding your IRS notice or letter Options for paying your taxes Filing past due returns Fix/Correct a Return Where's My Amended Return Steps to take now to get a jump on next year's taxes Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Tax scams/Consumer alerts Recovery Rebate Credit Coronavirus Tax Relief and Economic Impact Payments Tax Reform Articles IRS modernizes Publication 17, the complete guide for individual tax filing information New option for claiming the Earned Income Tax Credit and Additional Child Tax Credit Life events and tax benefits for education Online tools IRS Free File – Prepare and e-file your federal tax returns for free through leading tax software providers. Several providers also offer free state tax return preparation. Use the EITC Assistant Where's My Refund? – Track your refund. IRS2Go – Official smartphone app of the IRS. Payments – It's never been easier to make a tax payment. Direct File - The IRS Direct File pilot offers a new choice to file your 2023 federal tax return online. If you're eligible, you can file for free, directly with IRS. Tax Withholding Estimator Steps to take now to get a jump on next year’s taxes Social media IRS Social Media- social media tools with the latest information on taxes, products and services. Follow @IRSnews on X IRS on Facebook IRS en español Instagram LinkedIn Audio/Visual YouTube IRS Video Portal - Video, webinars and audio presentations for small businesses, individuals & tax pros. Flyers, brochures and publications e-Posters Publication 5797, Home Energy Tax Credits Publication 5724-I, Clean Vehicle Credits ToolkitPDF Publication 5801, Tools & Resources for Small BusinessesPDF Publication 5801-A, Tips & Resources for Military Spouse EntrepreneursPDF Publication 5792, Small Businesses & Tax-Exempt Organizations: Beware of Tax Credit Scams! Publication 5423, Identity Theft Publication 5427, Tax Scam Alert Publication 5467, Reporting Unemployment Compensation on a Tax Return Publication 5468, A Closer Look Publication 5477, All taxpayers now eligible for Identity Protection PINs Publication 5501, Getting your shot? Don't miss a financial boost Publication 5533, Access Your IRS Individual Online Account Publication 5533-A, How to Submit Authorizations Using Tax Pro Account and Online AccountPDF Publication 5534-G, File a 2021 Tax Return to Get the Remainder of Your 2021 Child Tax Credit Publication 5534-H, Claiming the 2021 Child Tax Credit When You Don't Normally File a Tax Return Publication 5649 (PR), Many Residents of Puerto Rico Are Newly Eligible for the Child Tax Credit (Puerto Rico) Publication 5651, Still Need to File a 2021 Tax Return? Publication 5658, Expanded IRS voice bot options help taxpayers set up or modify a payment plan Publication 5666, Not required to File a tax return? Publication 5679, Procrastinating on your taxes because you're missing documents? Publication 5731-B, Are you making money selling things or providing a service? Publication 5865, Clean Vehicle Credit Transfer Publication 5866, NEW Clean Vehicle Tax Credit Checklist Publication 5866-A, USED Clean Vehicle Tax Credit Checklist Publication 5862, Energy Credits Online: Register for Energy Credits Online Publication 5886-A, Clean Energy Tax Incentives for Individuals Publication 5867-A, Clean vehicle time of sale reporting user guidePDF Publication 5899, Clean Vehicle Credit Transfer: Information you need to provide to the registered dealer Publication 5900, Important Information for Consumers Transferring Clean Vehicle Tax Credits Publication 5905, Information for Consumers Purchasing a New or Used Clean Vehicle Publication 5912, TAC Extended Hours Notification (English & Spanish)PDF General information Publication 17, Your Federal Income Tax Publication 4524, Taxes. Security. Together. 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