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IRS, Security Summit partners wrap up National Tax Security Awareness Week with steps businesses should take to prevent data loss, fraud

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To wrap up National Tax Security Awareness Week, the Internal Revenue Service and the Security Summit partners today urged businesses to remain vigilant against cyberattacks aimed at stealing their customer's personal information…

Get Ready now to file your 2022 federal income tax return

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The Internal Revenue Service today encouraged taxpayers to take simple steps before the end of the year to make filing their 2022 federal tax return easier. With a little advance preparation,…

Security Summit focuses special week on identity theft to protect taxpayers, tax professionals as holiday and tax seasons approach

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The Internal Revenue Service, along with state tax agencies and the nation's tax industry, today announced a special week focusing attention on empowering taxpayers to protect sensitive financial information against…

IRS’ five-year Strategic Plan now available in Spanish

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The Internal Revenue Service announced today that, for the first-time ever, the agency's Strategic Plan for Fiscal Years 2022-2026 is now available in Spanish. This announcement aligns with the IRS's continued effort to…

IRS quickly moves forward with taxpayer service improvements; 4,000 hired to provide more help to people during 2023 tax season on phones

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The Internal Revenue Service announced today significant progress to prepare for the 2023 tax filing season as the agency passed a milestone of hiring 4,000 new customer service representatives to…

Reminder: Service providers, others may receive 1099-Ks for sales over $600 in early 2023

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The Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers earning income from selling goods and/or providing services that they may receive Form 1099-K, Payment Card and Third-Party Network Transactions, for payment card transactions…

During National Cybersecurity Month, IRS and Security Summit Partners offer tips

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The Internal Revenue Service and its Security Summit partners today urged families to remain vigilant year-round and consider taking additional steps to protect their personal informationPDF during National Cybersecurity Month. Cybersecurity Awareness…

IRS sending letters to over 9 million potentially eligible families who did not claim stimulus payments, EITC, Child Tax Credit and other benefits; Free File to stay open until Nov. 17

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Starting this week, the Internal Revenue Service is sending letters to more than 9 million individuals and families who appear to qualify for a variety of key tax benefits but…

IRS: Don’t miss this important Oct. 17 tax extension deadline

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The Internal Revenue Service today reminds taxpayers who requested an extension to file their 2021 tax return to do so by Monday, October 17. While October 17 is the last…

IRS: Hurricane Ian victims in Florida qualify for tax relief; Oct. 17 deadline, other dates extended to Feb. 15

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Hurricane Ian victims throughout Florida now have until February 15, 2023, to file various federal individual and business tax returns and make tax payments, the Internal Revenue Service announced today.…

Extension filers: IRS.gov is the source for summertime tax help; agency encourages people to file soon

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With millions of people still waiting to file their tax returns, the IRS reminds them to file as soon as possible and take advantage of special tools available on IRS.gov…

IRS expands voice bot options for faster service, less wait time

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The Internal Revenue Service today announced expanded voice bot options to help eligible taxpayers easily verify their identity to set up or modify a payment plan while avoiding long wait…

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We share with you a news of interest about the IRS, where the delay in the reception of the documentation of the processes, tax returns and applications before the agency…

Missed the April tax deadline? File and pay by June 14 to avoid a larger penalty and interest

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The Internal Revenue Service today advised taxpayers who missed the April tax deadline that they can usually avoid a larger penalty by filing their 2021 federal income tax return and…

The Internal Revenue Service is reminding the estimated 19 million taxpayers who requested an extension to file their 2021 tax return that they don’t have to wait until mid-October to file. If a taxpayer has all the necessary information to file an accurate return, they can file electronically at any time before the October deadline and avoid a last-minute rush to file.

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Taxpayers who requested more time to file an accurate return have until October 17, 2022. Those who have what they need to file, however, should file as soon as possible…

IRS continues with Dirty Dozen this week, urging taxpayers to continue watching out for pandemic-related scams including theft of benefits and bogus social media posts

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The Internal Revenue Service today kicked off the week with the 5th item on its 2022 annual Dirty Dozen scams warning list, with a sad reminder that criminals still use…

IRS provides guidance for residents of Puerto Rico to claim the Child Tax Credit

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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…

Taxpayers now have more options to correct, amend returns electronically

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The Internal Revenue Service announced today that more forms can now be amended electronically. These include people filing corrections to the Form 1040-NR, U.S. Nonresident Alien Income Tax Return and…

Take a closer look at how IRS is working to serve residents of Puerto Rico.

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The IRS wants to serve in every community, and we’re committed to providing the assistance and opportunities to meet the needs of those we serve. Today we are taking a…

Ahead of hurricane season, IRS offers tips on ways to prepare for natural disasters

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Disasterassistance.gov Listo.gov 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…

IRS continues work on inventory of tax returns; original tax returns filed in 2021 to be completed this week

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Following intensive work during the past several months, the Internal Revenue Service announced today that processing on a key group of individual tax returns filed during 2021 will be completed…

2022 tax filing season begins Jan. 24; IRS outlines refund timing and what to expect in advance of April 18 tax deadline

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The Internal Revenue Service announced that the nation’s tax season will start on Monday, January 24, 2022, when the tax agency will begin accepting and processing 2021 tax year returns.…

Top 5 things to remember when filing income tax returns in 2022

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With filing season beginning January 24, the Internal Revenue Service reminded taxpayers about several key items to keep in mind when filing their federal income tax returns this year. Given…

EITC Awareness Day: Important changes mean more people qualify for credit that helps millions of Americans

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More people without children now qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), the federal government’s largest refundable tax credit for low- to moderate-income families. In addition, families can use…

IRS Taxpayer Assistance Centers open on special Saturdays for face-to-face help

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As part of a larger effort to help people during this year’s filing season, the Internal Revenue Service today announced special Saturday hours at many Taxpayer Assistance Centers (TACs) across…

Tax Time Guide: American Rescue Plan changes can boost refunds for many families; people should file even if they haven’t for years

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The Internal Revenue Service today urged Americans to file a 2021 federal income tax return so they can take advantage of key tax benefits included in the American Rescue Plan…

Latest spearphishing scams target tax professionals

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With tax season in full swing, the Internal Revenue Service, state tax agencies and tax industry today warned tax professionals of new email scams that attempt to steal their tax…

Tax Time Guide: Use the Where’s My Refund? tool or IRS2Go app to conveniently check tax refund status

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Tax Time Guide: Use the Where’s My Refund? tool or IRS2Go app to conveniently check tax refund status The Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers today that the fastest and easiest…

Taxpayer Experience Office formally established to improve service across the IRS

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As part of a longer-term effort to improve taxpayer service, the IRS has officially established the first-ever Taxpayer Experience Office and will soon begin taking additional steps to expand the…

IRS highlights importance of Child and Dependent Care Credit; can help families, others

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The Internal Revenue Service issued a filing season reminder today that those taxpayers who pay expenses for the care of a qualifying person while working or looking for work may…

IRS reminds taxpayers they must check a box on Form 1040, 1040-SR or 1040-NR on virtual currency transactions for 2021.

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IRS reminds taxpayers they must check a box on Form 1040, 1040-SR or 1040-NR on virtual currency transactions for 2021 The IRS reminds taxpayers that there is a virtual currency…