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IRS releases Data Book for 2018 showing range of tax data including audits, collection actions and taxpayer service

IRS releases Data Book for 2018 showing range of tax data including audits, collection actions and taxpayer service

LB%26I Announces Large Corporate Compliance Program

LB%26I Announces Large Corporate Compliance Program

IRS seeks grant applications for Tax Counseling for the Elderly Program

IRS seeks grant applications for Tax Counseling for the Elderly Program

IRS statement and instructions regarding recent software outage

IRS statement and instructions regarding recent software outage

IRS highlights credits and deductions for businesses during Small Business Week

IRS highlights credits and deductions for businesses during Small Business Week

During Small Business Week, IRS spotlights expanded tax benefits for depreciation and expensing

During Small Business Week, IRS spotlights expanded tax benefits for depreciation and expensing

During Small Business Week, IRS urges businesses to make estimated tax payments so they don’t owe

During Small Business Week, IRS urges businesses to make estimated tax payments so they don’t owe

Many tax-exempt organizations have until May 15 to file information returns; IRS warns against including personal data

Many tax-exempt organizations have until May 15 to file information returns; IRS warns against including personal data

New requirement applies to any business seeking a tax ID number; IRS offers data security tips during National Small Business Week

New requirement applies to any business seeking a tax ID number; IRS offers data security tips during National Small Business Week

For Small Business Week: Backup withholding rate now 24 percent, bonuses 22 percent; workers urged to do a Paycheck Checkup

For Small Business Week: Backup withholding rate now 24 percent, bonuses 22 percent; workers urged to do a Paycheck Checkup

IRS promotes disaster readiness and Hurricane Preparedness Week

IRS promotes disaster readiness and Hurricane Preparedness Week

IRS seeks nominations for Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council through June 10

IRS seeks nominations for Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council through June 10

IRS urges data security, paying estimated taxes; highlights tax benefits, online resources during Small Business Week

IRS urges data security, paying estimated taxes; highlights tax benefits, online resources during Small Business Week

IRS expands retirement plan Determination Letter Program and Self- Correction Program

IRS expands retirement plan Determination Letter Program and Self- Correction Program

IRS accepting applications for 2020 grants for low income taxpayer clinics

IRS accepting applications for 2020 grants for low income taxpayer clinics

IRS announces selection of new special counsel to the Chief Counsel

IRS announces selection of new special counsel to the Chief Counsel

For those who missed the tax-filing deadline, IRS says file now to avoid bigger bill

For those who missed the tax-filing deadline, IRS says file now to avoid bigger bill

Done with taxes this year? Use 2018 return to get 2019 withholding right

Done with taxes this year? Use 2018 return to get 2019 withholding right

IRS announces new personnel selection for Office of Chief Counsel

IRS announces new personnel selection for Office of Chief Counsel

IRS seeks applications for the Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee through May 29

IRS seeks applications for the Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee through May 29

IRS announces multi-year plan to update, modernize IT systems; Effort focused on improved taxpayer services, expanded cybersecurity and taxpayer data protections

IRS announces multi-year plan to update, modernize IT systems; Effort focused on improved taxpayer services, expanded cybersecurity and taxpayer data protections

Cybersecurity, new tax law, top agenda at Nationwide Tax Forums; Tax Pros: Earn up to 19 Continuing Education Credits

Cybersecurity, new tax law, top agenda at Nationwide Tax Forums; Tax Pros: Earn up to 19 Continuing Education Credits

IRS issues guidance relating to deferral of gains for investments in a qualified opportunity fund

IRS issues guidance relating to deferral of gains for investments in a qualified opportunity fund

IRS provides tips for last-minute filers; resources for extensions, payments and installment agreements

IRS provides tips for last-minute filers; resources for extensions, payments and installment agreements

Some people get more time to file without asking; Anyone else can request an automatic extension

Some people get more time to file without asking; Anyone else can request an automatic extension

With tax-filing deadline nearing, IRS says about 50 million still need to file

With tax-filing deadline nearing, IRS says about 50 million still need to file

IRS Commissioner Chuck Rettig’s Message to taxpayers: Thank you for filing

IRS Commissioner Chuck Rettig’s Message to taxpayers: Thank you for filing

RS highlights importance of payroll tax compliance in two-week campaign focused on legal actions, education visits

RS highlights importance of payroll tax compliance in two-week campaign focused on legal actions, education visits

IRS issues guidance providing safe harbor for trades of player and staff-member contracts and draft picks

IRS issues guidance providing safe harbor for trades of player and staff-member contracts and draft picks

Taxpayers can get faster tax refunds with Direct Deposit

Taxpayers can get faster tax refunds with Direct Deposit

IRS now seeking volunteers for Taxpayer Advocacy Panel

IRS now seeking volunteers for Taxpayer Advocacy Panel

IRS.gov: Best place to get last-minute tax tips and resources

IRS.gov: Best place to get last-minute tax tips and resources

IRS, Security Summit partners mark significant progress against identity theft; key taxpayer protection trends continue

IRS, Security Summit partners mark significant progress against identity theft; key taxpayer protection trends continue

IRS: Rushing to file taxes can result in errors, use e-file, file extension if needed

IRS: Rushing to file taxes can result in errors, use e-file, file extension if needed

Tax deadline approaches: IRS dispels five myths about tax refunds

Tax deadline approaches: IRS dispels five myths about tax refunds

IRS reminds those with foreign assets of annual April 15 FBAR deadline

IRS reminds those with foreign assets of annual April 15 FBAR deadline

Estimated taxes form and publication can help people pay the right amount in 2019

Estimated taxes form and publication can help people pay the right amount in 2019

IRS offers webinar on the importance of filing on time

IRS offers webinar on the importance of filing on time

Tax Time Guide wrap-up: Tips on payment options, penalty waivers, refunds and more

Tax Time Guide wrap-up: Tips on payment options, penalty waivers, refunds and more

With new SALT limit, IRS explains tax treatment of state and local tax refunds

With new SALT limit, IRS explains tax treatment of state and local tax refunds

IRS revises EIN application process; seeks to enhance security

IRS revises EIN application process; seeks to enhance security

Plug-in electric vehicle manufacturer crosses 200,000 sold threshold; tax credit for eligible consumers begins phase down on April 1

Plug-in electric vehicle manufacturer crosses 200,000 sold threshold; tax credit for eligible consumers begins phase down on April 1

Tax Time Guide: Tax help is just a click away on IRS.gov

Tax Time Guide: Tax help is just a click away on IRS.gov

IRS expands penalty waiver for those whose tax withholding and estimated tax payments fell short in 2018; key threshold lowered to 80 percent

IRS expands penalty waiver for those whose tax withholding and estimated tax payments fell short in 2018; key threshold lowered to 80 percent

IRS issues proposed regulations on new tax reform reporting requirements for life insurance contract transactions; New reporting forms available

IRS issues proposed regulations on new tax reform reporting requirements for life insurance contract transactions; New reporting forms available

Tax Time Guide: Free tax return help available in-person and online

Tax Time Guide: Free tax return help available in-person and online

IRS offers free March 28 webinar: Understanding how to do a ‘Paycheck Checkup’

IRS offers free March 28 webinar: Understanding how to do a ‘Paycheck Checkup’

As the April tax deadline approaches, the IRS reminds members of the U. S. Armed Forces of special tax breaks, helpful resources

As the April tax deadline approaches, the IRS reminds members of the U. S. Armed Forces of special tax breaks, helpful resources

IRS announces arrests and indictments after two-week campaign to fight refund fraud and identity theft

IRS announces arrests and indictments after two-week campaign to fight refund fraud and identity theft

IRS concludes "Dirty Dozen" list of tax scams for 2019: Agency encourages taxpayers to remain vigilant year-round

IRS concludes "Dirty Dozen" list of tax scams for 2019: Agency encourages taxpayers to remain vigilant year-round

Supplemental application period now open for LITC grants

Supplemental application period now open for LITC grants

Abusive tax shelters, trusts, conservation easements make IRS’ 2019 "Dirty Dozen" list of tax scams to avoid

Abusive tax shelters, trusts, conservation easements make IRS’ 2019 "Dirty Dozen" list of tax scams to avoid

Tax Time Guide: Contribute to an IRA by April 15 to claim it on 2018 tax returns

Tax Time Guide: Contribute to an IRA by April 15 to claim it on 2018 tax returns

Frivolous tax arguments remain on IRS’ "Dirty Dozen" scams list for 2019

Frivolous tax arguments remain on IRS’ "Dirty Dozen" scams list for 2019

IRS warns of new phone scam using Taxpayer Advocate Service numbers

IRS warns of new phone scam using Taxpayer Advocate Service numbers

Failure to report offshore funds remains a crime; IRS includes topic on its 2019 "Dirty Dozen" scams list

Failure to report offshore funds remains a crime; IRS includes topic on its 2019 "Dirty Dozen" scams list

Avoid improper claims for business credits; topic makes this year’s IRS “Dirty Dozen” list

Avoid improper claims for business credits; topic makes this year’s IRS “Dirty Dozen” list

Tax Time Guide: Protect personal, financial and tax information

Tax Time Guide: Protect personal, financial and tax information

Free File is growing: More people are filing their return for free

Free File is growing: More people are filing their return for free

IRS cautions taxpayers on scams involving disasters, charitable causes — 2019 "Dirty Dozen" list continues

IRS cautions taxpayers on scams involving disasters, charitable causes — 2019 "Dirty Dozen" list continues

IRS: Refunds of $1.4 billion waiting to be claimed by individuals who have not filed federal income tax returns for 2015

IRS: Refunds of $1.4 billion waiting to be claimed by individuals who have not filed federal income tax returns for 2015

Tax Time Guide: IRS urges taxpayers to check their tax withholding early in 2019; Paycheck Checkup can avoid problems next year

Tax Time Guide: IRS urges taxpayers to check their tax withholding early in 2019; Paycheck Checkup can avoid problems next year

IRS’ 2019 "Dirty Dozen" tax scams list highlights inflating deductions, credits

IRS’ 2019 "Dirty Dozen" tax scams list highlights inflating deductions, credits

Schemes involving falsifying income, creating bogus documents make IRS’ "Dirty Dozen" list for 2019

Schemes involving falsifying income, creating bogus documents make IRS’ "Dirty Dozen" list for 2019

Tax Time Guide: IRS publication helps small businesses, self-employed understand what’s new for taxes

Tax Time Guide: IRS publication helps small businesses, self-employed understand what’s new for taxes

IRS: Be on the lookout for promises of inflated tax refunds — 2019 IRS "Dirty Dozen" list continues

IRS: Be on the lookout for promises of inflated tax refunds — 2019 IRS "Dirty Dozen" list continues

IRS: Choose tax preparers carefully; Tax return preparer fraud makes IRS’ 2019 "Dirty Dozen" list of tax scams

IRS: Choose tax preparers carefully; Tax return preparer fraud makes IRS’ 2019 "Dirty Dozen" list of tax scams

IRS extends April 15, other upcoming deadlines for Alabama storm victims, provides other tax relief

IRS extends April 15, other upcoming deadlines for Alabama storm victims, provides other tax relief

Identity theft remains on IRS’ "Dirty Dozen" list despite progress

Identity theft remains on IRS’ "Dirty Dozen" list despite progress

Tax Time Guide: Seniors who turned 70½ last year must start receiving retirement plan payments by April 1

Tax Time Guide: Seniors who turned 70½ last year must start receiving retirement plan payments by April 1

IRS: Be vigilant against phone scams; Annual ‘Dirty Dozen’ list continues

IRS: Be vigilant against phone scams; Annual ‘Dirty Dozen’ list continues

IRS issues proposed regulations on deduction for foreign-derived intangible income and global intangible low-taxed income

IRS issues proposed regulations on deduction for foreign-derived intangible income and global intangible low-taxed income

IRS kicks off annual list of most prevalent tax scams: Agency warns taxpayers of pervasive phishing schemes in its ‘Dirty Dozen’ campaign

IRS kicks off annual list of most prevalent tax scams: Agency warns taxpayers of pervasive phishing schemes in its ‘Dirty Dozen’ campaign

Tax Time Guide: ‘Where’s My Refund?’ remains easiest way to check tax refund status

Tax Time Guide: ‘Where’s My Refund?’ remains easiest way to check tax refund status

IRS waives estimated tax penalty for farmers, fishermen who file returns and pay tax by April 15

IRS waives estimated tax penalty for farmers, fishermen who file returns and pay tax by April 15

Individuals who need passports for imminent travel should contact IRS promptly to resolve tax debt

Individuals who need passports for imminent travel should contact IRS promptly to resolve tax debt

Tax Time Guide: Most people affected by major tax reform changes; Special publication, other online resources can help

Tax Time Guide: Most people affected by major tax reform changes; Special publication, other online resources can help

Interest rates remain the same for the second quarter of 2019

Interest rates remain the same for the second quarter of 2019

IRS urges businesses to e-file cash transaction reports; It’s fast, easy and free

IRS urges businesses to e-file cash transaction reports; It’s fast, easy and free

Farmers, fishermen face March 1 tax deadline; IRS encourages convenience of IRS Direct Pay

Farmers, fishermen face March 1 tax deadline; IRS encourages convenience of IRS Direct Pay

Avoid the rush: Today marks busiest phone day of the year; check IRS.gov for answers to tax questions

Avoid the rush: Today marks busiest phone day of the year; check IRS.gov for answers to tax questions

Avoid the rush: Get a tax transcript online

Avoid the rush: Get a tax transcript online

Avoid the rush: Be prepared to validate identity if contacting the IRS

Avoid the rush: Be prepared to validate identity if contacting the IRS

IRS provides various payment options for taxpayers who owe but can’t pay in full

IRS provides various payment options for taxpayers who owe but can’t pay in full

IRS provides a safe harbor method of accounting for passenger automobiles that qualify for the 100-percent additional first year depreciation

IRS provides a safe harbor method of accounting for passenger automobiles that qualify for the 100-percent additional first year depreciation

Avoid the rush: Pay taxes owed online or set up a payment plan

Avoid the rush: Pay taxes owed online or set up a payment plan

Avoid the rush: Fastest way to check tax refund is ‘Where’s My Refund?’ tool at IRS.gov

Avoid the rush: Fastest way to check tax refund is ‘Where’s My Refund?’ tool at IRS.gov

National Taxpayer Advocate delivers annual report to Congress: Addresses impact of shutdown; urges more funding for IT modernization

National Taxpayer Advocate delivers annual report to Congress: Addresses impact of shutdown; urges more funding for IT modernization

Avoid the rush over Presidents Day holiday; online tools, resources can help

Avoid the rush over Presidents Day holiday; online tools, resources can help

IRS: Don’t be victim to a ‘ghost’ tax return preparer

IRS: Don’t be victim to a ‘ghost’ tax return preparer

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