News Releases for May 2022

IR-2022-112, May 31, 2022 — The Internal Revenue Service today reminded taxpayers living and working outside the United States that they must file their 2021 federal income tax return by Wednesday, June 15.

IR-2022-111, May 26, 2022 — The Internal Revenue Service today issued the Data Book detailing the agency’s activities during fiscal year 2021 (October 1, 2020 – September 30, 2021).

IR-2022-110, May 25, 2022 — The IRS today revised frequently asked questions for the 2021 Earned Income Tax Credit (FS-2022-30) to educate eligible taxpayers on how to properly claim the credit when they prepare and file their 2021 tax return.

IR-2022-109, May 25, 2022 — The Internal Revenue Service made an important enhancement to the Where’s My Refund? online tool this week, introducing a new feature that allows taxpayers to check the status of their current tax year and two previous years’ refunds.

IR-2022-108, May 20, 2022 — The IRS today issued a revised set of frequently asked questions for the 2021 Child Tax Credit. These frequently asked questions (FAQs) are released to the public in Fact Sheet 2022-29, May 20, 2022.

IR-2022-107, May 20, 2022 — The Internal Revenue Service today announced that interest rates will increase for the calendar quarter beginning July 1, 2022.

IR-2022-106, May 10, 2022 — Although filing season has come and gone, the Internal Revenue Service recognizes taxpayers still need assistance.

IR-2022-105, May 6, 2022 — The Internal Revenue Service today issued guidance for certain individuals in Puerto Rico on how to file and claim the Child Tax Credit payments that they are entitled to receive under the American Rescue Plan Act.

IR-2022-104, May 6, 2022 — With many businesses facing a tight job market, the Internal Revenue Service reminds employers to check out a valuable tax credit available for hiring long-term unemployment recipients and other groups of workers facing significant barriers to employment.

IR-2022-103, May 5, 2022 — The Internal Revenue Service today urged small businesses to take advantage of the accuracy, speed and convenience of filing their payroll tax returns and making tax payments electronically.

IR-2022-102, May 5, 2022 — The Internal Revenue Service reminded taxpayers today that May includes National Hurricane Preparedness Week and is National Wildfire Awareness Month. This is a good time to create or review an emergency preparedness plan, including steps to protect important tax-related information.

IR-2022-101, May 4, 2022 — The IRS reminds all businesses, including self-employed and gig workers, to make estimated tax payments quarterly, and that making them electronically is fast, easy and safe.

IR-2022-100, May 3, 2022 — The IRS today urged business taxpayers to begin planning now to take advantage of the enhanced 100% deduction for business meals and other tax benefits available to them when they file their 2022 federal income tax return.

IR-2022-99, May 2, 2022 — The Internal Revenue Service today announced the opening of the application period for Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC) matching grants for calendar year 2023. Applications will be accepted from May 2 to June 16, 2022.

IR-2022-98, May 2, 2022 — During National Small Business Week, May 1 to 7, the IRS is highlighting tax benefits and resources tied to the Small Business Administration theme for this year’s celebration: “Building a Better America through Entrepreneurship.”

Find previous year news releases and fact sheets from 1997 through last month.