Tax Tips for April 2022

Tax Tip 2022-66, April 28, 2022 — All taxpayers should review their federal withholding each year to make sure they're not having too little or too much tax withheld. Doing this now can help protect against facing an unexpected tax bill or penalty in 2023.

Tip 2022-65, April 27, 2022 — Every taxpayer has a set of fundamental rights when working with the IRS which are known collectively as the Taxpayer Bill of Rights. One of these is the right to challenge the IRS's position and be heard.

COVID Tax Tip 2022-64, April 26, 2022 — Taxpayers with an extension can file when they are ready but most should file by October 17, 2022. Special deadline exceptions may apply for some disaster victims, certain military service members and eligible support personnel in combat zones.

COVID Tax Tip 2022-63, April 25, 2022 — This year’s deadline to file and pay federal income taxes has passed for most people. If a taxpayer is due a refund, there is no penalty for filing late. However, those who owe and missed the deadline without requesting an extension should file quickly to limit penalties and interest.

Tax Tip 2022-62, April 21, 2022 — The IRS mails letters or notices to taxpayers for a variety of reasons.

Tax Tip 2022-61, April 20, 2022 — The federal income tax deadline has passed for most individual taxpayers. However, some haven't filed their 2021 tax returns or paid their tax due.

Tax Tip 2022-60, April 19, 2022 — Once a taxpayer files their tax return, they want to know when they’ll receive their refund. The most convenient way to check on a tax refund is by using the Where's My Refund? tool on

Tax Tip 2022-59, April 18, 2022 — The filing and payment deadline for most 2021 federal tax returns has arrived. Taxpayers should file or request an extension of time to file and pay any taxes they owe by the April 18, 2022, deadline to avoid penalties and interest.

COVID Tax Tip 2022-58, April 14, 2022 — The April deadline for filing a 2021 tax return is near, but IRS tax help is available 24 hours a day on Whether filing a tax return, requesting an extension, or making a payment, the IRS website has answers to most tax questions and can help people avoid having to call the IRS.

Tax Tip 2022-57, April 13, 2022 — A hobby is any activity that a person pursues because they enjoy it and with no intention of making a profit. People operate a business with the intention of making a profit.

Tax Tip 2022-56, April 12, 2022 — When a thief steals someone’s Social Security number, they can use it to file a fraudulent tax return. This is tax-related identity theft. The IRS scans tax returns for possible fraud.

COVID Tax Tip 2022-55, April 11, 2022 — In 2021, the IRS issued more than 175 million third-round Economic Impact Payments, totaling over $400 billion. Most eligible people already received the full amount of their credit in advance and don't need to include any information about this payment when they file their 2021 tax return.

COVID Tax Tip 2022-54, April 7, 2022 — The IRS issues most refunds in fewer than 21 days for taxpayers who file electronically and choose direct deposit. However, some returns have errors or need more review and may take longer to process.

Tax Tip 2022-53, April 6, 2022 — People can stay connected to the IRS through the agency’s verified social media accounts and subscribing to e-news services. These communication channels provide valuable information all year, not just during filing season.

Tax Tip 2022-52, April 5, 2022 — Taxpayers who can’t pay the full amount of federal taxes they owe should file their tax return on time and pay as much as possible. This will help reduce penalties and interest. If they can’t pay their full bill, they have some other options.

Tax Tip 2022-51, April 4, 2022 — In 2018, over a million taxpayers didn’t file their federal return, leaving $1.5 billion in unclaimed refund money. It’s not too late for people to file and get their refund, but the deadline is soon.

IRS tax tips from January 2011 forward.