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Latest News Recent News Releases IR-2020-256, Get Ready for Taxes: Get ready now to file 2020 federal income tax returns IR-2020-183, 13.9 million Americans to receive IRS tax refund interest; taxable payments to average $18 IR-2020-182, Now available: IRS Form 1040-X electronic filing IR-2020-47, Tax Time Guide: Check out these free tax return preparation options IR-2020-45, Tax Time Guide: IRS.gov’s ‘Where’s My Refund?’ tool is fastest, easiest way to check on tax refunds IR-2020-42, Tax Time Guide: Millions make IRS.gov their first stop for tax help IR-2020-09, Improved Tax Withholding Estimator helps workers target the refund they want; shows how to fill out new 2020 W-4 IR-2020-06, IRS Free File opens today; do taxes online for free More News Releases Recent Tax Tips Tax Tip 2020-27, Some taxpayers may benefit from the credit for other dependents Tax Tip 2020-24, Free IRS programs help many taxpayers prepare and file returns 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. Coronavirus Tax Relief You’re running out of time to register for an Economic Impact Payment November 10 is National EIP Registration Day Federal benefit recipients can still get $500 Economic Impact Payment for their children Experiencing homelessness? You may qualify for an Economic Impact Payment Non-filers now have until Nov. 21 to register for an Economic Impact Payment Even if you don’t normally file taxes, you may still qualify for an Economic Impact Payment Are you eligible for an Economic Impact Payment? Federal benefit recipients can still get an EIP payment for their children You don’t need a bank account to get an Economic Impact Payment Resuming payments to the IRS You may qualify for an Economic Impact Payment, even without a permanent address You may qualify for an Economic Impact Payment even if you don’t usually file a tax return File electronically now, choose direct deposit and if you owe schedule payments due July 15 IRS postpones more tax deadlines Deadline for estimated tax payments postponed until July 15 If you receive certain benefits, your Economic Impact Payment will automatically go on your Direct Express Card You now have until July 15 to file and pay your taxes Answers to questions about Economic Impact Payments available on IRS.gov 2016 unclaimed refunds deadline postponed until July 15 Subscribe to IRS social media and email for the latest on Economic Impact Payments IRS tool to help non-filers get Economic Impact Payments Be on the lookout for coronavirus scammers Find out when your Economic Impact Payment will arrive Withholding and Estimated Taxes Have questions about the Tax Withholding Estimator? Check out the FAQs 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 New Tax Withholding Estimator makes it easier to tailor your withholding An estimated tax payment could help avoid a penalty Do you have high income or a complex tax return? Do a Paycheck Checkup soon Paycheck Checkup for taxpayers who itemize Paycheck Checkup for seasonal and part-year workers Free File IRS Free File is a great option for seniors and retirees IRS Free File can save your family money and find you tax benefits New to filing taxes? Check out IRS Free File Special IRS Free File offer for military personnel Many taxpayers qualify for free federal and state tax return preparation Filing Free tax preparation near you A name change affects a tax return IRS offers free tax preparation Things to think about when choosing a tax preparer Employers: Consider benefits of filing payroll taxes electronically Payments Don’t wait for the due date: taxpayers can schedule estimated and other tax payments in advance If you owe taxes, you have options How to pay your taxes More taxpayers may qualify to waive Offer in Compromise application fee Gig Economy Gig economy workers: know your tax responsibilities Refunds Choose Direct Deposit for the fastest way to receive your refund Check the status of your refund Credits Education tax benefits may help with college costs Find out if you can claim the Child Tax Credit You may benefit from the Credit for Other Dependents Don’t forget about the earned income tax credit Tax Scams How to protect your private tax data Is that the IRS contacting you – or is it a scam? Other Topics Taxpayers can get tax info on social media Check IRS.gov for answers to tax questions 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 Where's My Refund? Options for paying your taxes Filing past due returns Understanding Your IRS Notice or Letter Fix/Correct a Return Where's My Amended Return Coronavirus Tax Relief and Economic Impact Payments Tax Reform Employer Identification Number (EIN) Articles IRS gears up for the Get Ready campaign Become a tax volunteer and learn a vital skill Don’t wait for the due date; schedule or pay federal taxes, including estimated and other tax payments, now Higher Education grants tax free under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) Life events and tax benefits for education Online Tools Tax Withholding Estimator Income Tax Withholding Assistant for Employers Steps to take now to get a jump on next years taxes Tax Reform Use the EITC Assistant IRS2Go – Official smartphone app of the IRS. Payments – It's never been easier to make a tax payment. Where's My Refund? – Track your refund. 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. Social Media IRS New Media- social media tools with the latest information on taxes, products and services. Twitter Follow @IRSnews on Twitter Follow @IRSenEspanol on Twitter Facebook Instagram LinkedIn Audio/Visual YouTube Podcasts IRS Video Portal - Video, webinars and audio presentations for small businesses, individuals & tax pros. Flyers, Brochures and Publications e-Posters Publication 5399, EITC & Free File PDF Publication 5399 (SP), EITC & Free File (in Spanish) PDF Publication 5399 (ZH-T), EITC & Free File (in Chinese-Traditional) PDF Publication 5399 (KO), EITC & Free File (in Korean) PDF Publication 5399 (RU), EITC & Free File (in Russian) PDF Publication 5399 (VIE), EITC & Free File (in Vietnamese) PDF Publication 5399 (HT), EITC & Free File (in Haitian Creole) PDF Publication 5423, Identity Theft PDF Publication 5423 (ZH-T), Identity Theft (in Chinese-Traditional) PDF Publication 5423 (KO), Identity Theft (in Korean) PDF Publication 5423 (RU), Identity Theft (in Russian) PDF Publication 5423 (VIE), Identity Theft (in Vietnamese) PDF Publication 5423 (HT), Identity Theft (in Haitian Creole) PDF Publication 5427, Tax Scam Alert PDF Publication 5427 (SP), Tax Scam Alert (in Spanish) PDF Publication 5427 (ZH-T), Tax Scam Alert (in Chinese-Traditional) PDF Publication 5427 (KO), Tax Scam Alert (in Korean) PDF Publication 5427 (RU), Tax Scam Alert (in Russian) PDF Publication 5427 (VIE), Tax Scam Alert (in Vietnamese) PDF Publication 5427 (HT), Tax Scam Alert (HT) PDF Tax Reform Publication 5307, Tax Reform: Basics for Individuals and Families PDF Publication 5318, Tax Reform: What's New for Your Business English PDF Spanish PDF Chinese PDF Korean PDF Russian PDF Vietnamese PDF Paycheck Checkup (Publication 5303) English PDF Spanish PDF General Information Publication 5327, New tax credit for employers who provide paid family and medical leave English PDF Spanish PDF Publication 5027, Identity Theft Information for Taxpayers English PDF Spanish PDF Publication 4524, Taxes. 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