IRS Gives Tax Relief to Victims of Hurricane Irma

WASHINGTON –– Hurricane Irma victims in parts of Florida and elsewhere have until Jan. 31, 2018, to file certain individual and business tax returns and make certain tax payments, the Internal Revenue Service announced today. Today’s relief parallels that granted last...

Beware of Fake Charity Scams Relating to Hurricane Harvey

WASHINGTON ― The Internal Revenue Service today issued a warning about possible fake charity scams emerging due to Hurricane Harvey and encouraged taxpayers to seek out recognized charitable groups for their donations. While there has been an enormous wave of support...

Watch for Summertime Scams!

IRS Cautions Taxpayers to Watch for Summertime Scams IR-2017-112, June 26, 2017 WASHINGTON – The Internal Revenue Service today issued a warning that tax-related scams continue across the nation even though the tax filing season has ended for most taxpayers. People...

Five Tax Tips on Unemployment Benefits

IRS Tax Tip 2017-25, March 7, 2017 Taxpayers who received unemployment benefits need to remember that it may be taxable. Here are five key facts about unemployment: Unemployment is Taxable. Include all unemployment compensation as income for the year. Taxpayers should...

Itemize or Choose the Standard Deduction

Most taxpayers claim the standard deduction when they file their federal tax return. However, some filers may be able to lower their tax bill by itemizing. Find out which way saves the most money by figuring taxes both ways. The IRS offers the following six tips to...