IR-2019-129, July 17, 2019 — The Internal Revenue Service today added care for a range of chronic conditions to the list of preventive care benefits that may be provided by a high deductible health plan (HDHP).
IR-2019-128, July 16, 2019 — The Internal Revenue Service provided additional information to help taxpayers meet their filing and payment requirements for the Section 965 transition tax on untaxed foreign earnings.
IR-2019-127, July 16, 2019 — Using a new “Taxes-Security-Together” Checklist, the IRS and the Security Summit partners urged tax professionals to review critical security steps to ensure they are fully protecting their computers and email as well as safeguarding sensitive taxpayer data.
IR-2019-126, July 16, 2019 — The IRS Nationwide Tax Forum slated for New Orleans is chock full of important information tax professionals can use, not only for continuing professional education credits, but to put into action immediately.
IR-2019-125, July 12, 2019 — The IRS is reminding veterans who received disability severance payments after 1991 and claimed it as income that time may be running out to claim their refund.
IR-2019-124, July 10, 2019 — Buying a home? Working a summer job? Volunteering? Activities that are common in the summer often qualify for tax credits or deductions.
IR-2019-123, July 10, 2019 — National Taxpayer Advocate Nina E. Olson today released a special report on the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), which makes recommendations designed to increase the participation rate of eligible taxpayers and reduce overclaims by ineligible taxpayers.
IR-2019-122, July 9, 2019 — Leaders from the IRS, state tax agencies and the tax industry today called on tax professionals nationwide to take time this summer to review their current security practices, enhance safeguards where necessary and take steps to protect their businesses from global cybercriminal syndicates prowling the Internet.
IR-2019-121, July 1, 2019 — Tax professionals interested in attending the IRS Nationwide Tax Forum in Chicago, July 23-25, to learn cutting-edge information on tax reform, cybersecurity and more can save by registering now. IRS Commissioner Chuck Rettig will be the keynote speaker.
IR-2019-120, June 28, 2019 — The Internal Revenue Service today issued proposed regulations for the new 1.4 percent excise tax on the net investment income of certain private colleges and universities.
IR-2019-119, June 20, 2019 — National Taxpayer Advocate Nina E. Olson today released her 37th and final report to Congress in advance of her previously announced retirement on July 31.
IR-2019-118, June 19, 2019 — Nearly 2 million Individual Taxpayer Identification Numbers (ITINs) are set to expire at the end of 2019 as the Internal Revenue Service continues to urge affected taxpayers to submit their renewal applications early to avoid refund delays next year.
IR-2019-117, June 19, 2019 — The Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee (ETAAC) today released its annual report to Congress, featuring recommendations focused on the prevention of identity theft and refund fraud.
IR-2019-116, June 18, 2019 — The IRS kicks off the 2019 Nationwide Tax Forum season with special sessions outside the nation’s capital focused on tax reform changes and cybersecurity tips for tax professionals.
IR-2019-115, June 18, 2019 — The Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service today issued legal guidance under the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) and the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018 providing information on certain deductions to cooperatives and their patrons.
IR-2019-114, June 14, 2019 — The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service issued final and proposed regulations today concerning global intangible low-taxed income under section 951A, the foreign tax credit, the treatment of domestic partnerships for purposes of determining the subpart F income of a partner, and the treatment of income of a controlled foreign corporation subject to a high rate of foreign tax under section 951A.
IR-2019-113, June 14, 2019 — The IRS is asking publicly-traded corporate taxpayers interested in applying to the Compliance Assurance Process (CAP) in 2020 to provide a statement of interest.
IR-2019-112, June 14, 2019 — The IRS encourages taxpayers to look at their tax withholding now to take charge of their tax situation and avoid a surprise at tax time next year.
IR-2019-111, June 13, 2019 — With this year’s average tax refund around $2,700, the Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers they have options to control the amount of their take-home pay and the size of their tax refund by adjusting their tax withholding.
IR-2019-110, June 12, 2019 — Following the biggest set of tax law changes in more than 30 years, the Internal Revenue Service continues to remind taxpayers to do a Paycheck Checkup to help make sure they are having the right amount of tax withheld.
IR-2019-109, June 11, 2019 — The U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service today issued final regulations that require taxpayers to reduce their charitable contribution deductions by the amount of any state or local tax credits they receive or expect to receive in return.
IR-2019-108, June 11, 2019 — The Internal Revenue Service today urged taxpayers to review their 2019 tax withholding using the IRS Withholding Calculator and make any changes with their employer as soon as possible.
IR-2019-107, June 10, 2019 — The Internal Revenue Service today launched a special week-long campaign encouraging taxpayers to do a Paycheck Checkup now to make sure they are having the right amount of tax taken out of their paychecks for 2019.
IR-2019-106, June 7, 2019 — The Internal Revenue Service urges taxpayers who owe tax and have not filed their 2018 return to act before Friday, June 14, before a larger penalty kicks in.
IR-2019-105, June 6, 2019 – The Internal Revenue Service today reminded taxpayers who pay estimated taxes that Monday, June 17, is the deadline for the second estimated tax payment for 2019.
IR-2019-104, June 5, 2019 – Although the April filing deadline has passed, scam artists remain hard at work, and the IRS today urged taxpayers to be on the lookout for a spring surge of evolving phishing emails and telephone scams.
IR-2019-103, June 5, 2019 —The IRS today announced that interest rates will decrease for the calendar quarter beginning July 1, 2019.
IR-2019-102, June 5, 2019 — The Internal Revenue Service today reminded taxpayers living and working outside of the United States that they must file their 2018 federal income tax return by Monday, June 17.
IR-2019-101, June 4, 2019 — As part of its ongoing efforts to protect taxpayers from identity thieves, the IRS today announced it will stop its tax transcript faxing service in June and will amend the Form 4506 series to end third-party mailing of tax returns and transcripts in July.
IR-2019-100, June 3, 2019 — The IRS is reminding tax professionals that reduced cost “early bird” registration for all five 2019 IRS Nationwide Tax Forums ends June 15 at 5 p.m. Eastern time.
IR-2019-99, June 3, 2019 ― The Internal Revenue Service today advised those now receiving tax bills because they filed on time but didn’t pay in full that there are many easy options for paying what they owe.
IR-2019-98, May 31, 2019 — Today the Internal Revenue Service issued a draft of the 2020 Form W-4, Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate, that will make accurate withholding easier for employees starting next year.
IR-2019-97, May 23, 2019 — The Internal Revenue Service urges taxpayers who work multiple jobs or who may be adding summer employment to complete a Paycheck Checkup.
IR-2019-96, May 20, 2019 — The Internal Revenue Service today released the 2018 IRS Data Book, a snapshot of agency activities for the fiscal year.
IR-2019-95, May 16, 2019 — The Internal Revenue Service today announced a key advancement in how it identifies its biggest and most complex large corporations.
IR-2019-94, May 16, 2019 — The Internal Revenue Service is now accepting applications for the Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) grant program.
May 14, 2019 — The IRS has been working closely with CCH to ease the impact on taxpayers caused by their recent software outage.
IR-2019-93, May 10, 2019 — During Small Business Week, the IRS reminds small business owners and self-employed individuals to take deductions and credits that will help their bottom line.
IR-2019-92, May 9, 2019 — During Small Business Week, the Internal Revenue Service is highlighting tax reform changes that impact depreciation and expensing for nearly every business.
IR-2019-91, May 8, 2019 — As part of Small Business Week, the Internal Revenue Service today reminds small business owners and self-employed people that they can avoid a surprise tax bill and possibly a penalty by making estimated tax payments during the year.
IR-2019-90, May 7, 2019 — The Internal Revenue Service reminded certain tax-exempt organizations that Wednesday, May 15, 2019, is the filing deadline for Form 990-series information returns.
IR-2019-89, May 7, 2019 — During National Small Business Week, the Internal Revenue Service wants small business taxpayers and the self-employed to know that, starting May 13, an important change will affect the way it issues employer identification numbers, or EINs.
IR-2019-88, May 6, 2019 — The Internal Revenue Service today reminded small businesses that recent tax reform legislation lowered the backup withholding tax rate to 24 percent and the withholding rate that usually applies to bonuses and other supplemental wages to 22 percent. The agency also urged employers to encourage their employees to check their withholding using the IRS Withholding Calculator.
IR-2019-87, May 3, 2019 — Disasters can happen at any time, and the Internal Revenue Service is encouraging taxpayers to be prepared for the unexpected.
IR-2019-86, May 2, 2019 — The IRS is now accepting applications for the Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council (IRSAC).
IR-2019-85, May 2, 2019 — In support of National Small Business Week, May 5-11, the Internal Revenue Service is emphasizing the many IRS online resources available to help small business owners and self-employed individuals handle the tax aspects of their business.
IR-2019-84, May 1, 2019 — The IRS today announced the expansion of areas for issuing determination letters for certain retirement plans.
IR-2019-83, May 1, 2019 — The IRS today announced that the application period for Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC) grants for calendar year 2020 will run from May 1, 2019, to June 17, 2019.
IR-2019-82, April 30, 2019 — The IRS’s Chief Counsel today announced the appointment of Monte A. Jackel to the position of special counsel to the Chief Counsel, Office of Chief Counsel.
IR-2019-81, April 29, 2019 — While the federal income tax-filing deadline has passed for most people, there are some taxpayers who have not yet filed their tax returns.
IR-2019-80, April 26, 2019 — Millions of taxpayers filed a 2018 tax return in the last few weeks, making now a prime time for everyone to consider whether their tax situation came out as they expected.
IR-2019-79, April 25, 2019 — The Internal Revenue Service’s Chief Counsel today announced the appointment of Peter Blessing to the position of Associate Chief Counsel, International, Office of Chief Counsel.
IR-2019-78, April 25, 2019 — The IRS is seeking qualified applicants for nomination to the Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee (ETAAC).
IR-2019-77, April 18, 2019 — The Internal Revenue Service released today a six-year plan to modernize the agency’s Information Technology systems and improve a variety of taxpayer services critical to the nation’s tax system.
IR-2019-76, April 17, 2019 — The IRS today announced the schedule of this summer’s Nationwide Tax Forums, held in five cities across the country.
IR-2019-75, April 17, 2019 –The Internal Revenue Service today issued guidance providing additional details about investment in qualified opportunity zones.
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