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Avoid tax return mistakes, reduce processing delays

WASHINGTON — As the April 15 filing deadline approaches, the Internal Revenue Service issued a reminder to taxpayers on ways to prevent typical errors on their federal tax returns to help speed potential refunds. Collect all tax-related paperwork Taxpayers should collect all key documents, including Forms W-2 and 1099, as well as any supporting paperwork […]

IRS: Free File provides quick, easy way to file an extension

WASHINGTON — As the end of tax season draws near, the Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers there’s an easy way to get a tax filing extension through the Free File program. A tax filing extension guarantees the taxpayer six additional months to file – with an extended deadline of Oct. 15, 2024. The IRS Free […]

U.S. taxpayers living, working abroad: File 2023 tax return by June 17

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers living and working outside the U.S. to file their 2023 federal income tax return by Monday, June 17, 2024. This deadline applies to both U.S. citizens and resident aliens abroad, including those with dual citizenship. This deadline does not apply to taxpayers who live or have a […]


Time running out to claim $1 billion in refunds for tax year 2020

WASHINGTON ― The Internal Revenue Service announced today that almost 940,000 people across the nation have unclaimed refunds for tax year 2020 but face a May 17 deadline to submit their tax returns. The IRS estimates more than $1 billion in refunds remain unclaimed because people haven’t filed their 2020 tax returns yet. The average […]


Tax Time Guide 2024: What to know before completing a tax return

WASHINGTON — During the busiest time of the tax filing season, the Internal Revenue Service kicked off its 2024 Tax Time Guide series to help remind taxpayers of key items they’ll need to file a 2023 tax return. As part of its four-part, weekly Tax Time Guide series, the IRS continues to provide new and […]

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IRS: Take care when choosing a tax return professional

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today reminded taxpayers that carefully choosing a tax professional to prepare a tax return is vital to ensuring that their personal and financial information is safe and secure and treated with care. Most tax return preparers provide honest, high-quality service. But some may cause harm through fraud, identity theft […]


Interest rates remain the same for the second quarter of 2024

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today announced interest rates will remain the same for the calendar quarter beginning April 1, 2024. For individuals, the rate for overpayments and underpayments will be 8% per year, compounded daily. Here’s a complete list of the new rates: 8% for overpayments (payments made in excess of the amount […]


Treasury, IRS update frequently asked questions for the Premium Tax Credit

The basics Q1. What is the Premium Tax Credit? (updated February 24, 2022) A1. The Premium Tax Credit is a refundable tax credit designed to help eligible individuals and families with low or moderate income afford health insurance purchased through the Health Insurance Marketplace, also known as the Exchange. The size of your Premium Tax […]


Jan. 31 filing deadline for employers to file wage statements

WASHINGTON – With tax season rapidly approaching, the IRS reminds employers that Jan. 31 is the deadline for submitting wage statements and forms for independent contractors with the government. Employers must file their copies of Form W-2, Wage and Tax Statement, and Form W-3, Transmittal of Wage and Tax Statements, with the Social Security Administration […]