News from the IRS

Public Announcements:

IR-2024-154, May 31, 2024 — The Internal Revenue Service announced today tax relief for individuals and businesses in parts of Massachusetts affected by severe storms and flooding that began on Sept. 11, 2023.
IR-2024-153, May 31, 2024 — The Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service today issued Notice 2024-49 for the Clean Fuel Production Credit.
IR-2024-152, May 30, 2024 — The Internal Revenue Service announced today the selection of Fumino (Fumi) Tamaki as the agency’s new Chief Taxpayer Experience Officer.
IR-2024-151, May 30, 2024 — Following a successful filing season pilot and feedback from a variety of partners, the Internal Revenue Service announced today that it will make Direct File a permanent option for filing federal tax returns starting in the 2025 tax season.
IR-2024-150, May 29, 2024 — The Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service today issued proposed regulations under the Inflation Reduction Act for owners of qualified clean electricity facilities and energy storage technology that may want to claim relevant tax credits.
IR-2024-149, May 28, 2024 — The Department of Treasury, Internal Revenue Service and Department of Energy announced today that the application portal for the 2024 Low-Income Communities Bonus Credit Program is now open.
IR-2024-148, May 28, 2024 — The Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers living and working outside the United States to file their 2023 federal income tax return by Monday, June 17.
IR-2024-147, May 24, 2024 — The Department of Treasury and Internal Revenue Service today released a corrected version of Notice 2024-41. A prior version was released on May 16, 2024.
IR-2024-146, May 23, 2024 — The Internal Revenue Service today reminded individuals and businesses in parts of seven states that their 2023 federal income tax returns and tax payments are due on Monday, June 17, 2024.
IR-2024-145, May 22, 2024 — The Internal Revenue Service announced today an extension of the current Free File program through 2029 following an agreement that will continue to make the free private-sector tax software available to taxpayers.
IR-2024-144, May 22, 2024 — The Department of Treasury, Internal Revenue Service and Department of Energy (DOE) announced today that the DOE Qualified Advanced Energy Project Credit Program Applicant Portal (48C Portal) is now open for any interested applicants to register for a new round of allocations.
IR-2024-143, May 20, 2024 — The Internal Revenue Service today announced for the second consecutive year it has received a prestigious award honoring the highest quality in financial management and performance reporting from the AGA, an association that connects and empowers financial-related professionals who support government.
IR-2024-142, May 17, 2024 — The Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service today issued Announcement 2024-25 that provides the total amount of unallocated environmental justice solar and wind capacity limitation that has been carried over from the 2023 Low-Income Communities Bonus Credit program year to the 2024 program year.
IR-2024-141, May 16, 2024 — The Internal Revenue Service announced today tax relief for individuals and businesses in Ohio that were affected by tornadoes that began on March 14, 2024.
IR-2024-140, May 16, 2024 — The Department of Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service today released Notice 2024-41 to modify an existing safe harbor and to provide a new elective safe harbor for determining the Domestic Content Bonus Credit amounts.
IR-2024-139, May 14, 2024 — The Internal Revenue Service issued a consumer alert today following ongoing concerns about a series of tax scams and inaccurate social media advice that led thousands of taxpayers to file inflated refund claims during the past tax season.
IR-2024-138, May 9, 2024 — The Internal Revenue Service today announced that interest rates will remain the same for the calendar quarter beginning July 1, 2024.
IR-2024-137, May 9, 2024 — The Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers that making certain energy efficient updates to their homes could qualify them for home energy credits.
IR-2024-136, May 8, 2024 — With identity theft and refund fraud an ongoing concern, the Internal Revenue Service today highlighted additional protections for tax professionals being taken to increase security for the Centralized Authorization File (CAF) program and placed new guidelines on requesting client transcripts by phone.
IR-2024-135, May 6, 2024 — The Internal Revenue Service encouraged thousands of tax-exempt organizations today to file their taxes ahead of their filing deadline.
IR-2024-134, May 6, 2024 — To help celebrate this year’s Public Service Recognition Week, the Internal Revenue Service today recognized two IRS teams that reached the finals for the 2024 Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals.
IR-2024-133, May 6, 2024 ― The Internal Revenue Service today reminded the 1 million people who didn’t file their tax year 2020 returns they may be eligible for a refund if they file by the May 17 deadline.
IR-2024-132, May 3, 2024 — The Internal Revenue Service today issued frequently asked questions (FAQs) in Fact Sheet 2024-19, relating to rules for distributions from retirement plans and IRAs and for retirement plan loans, for certain individuals impacted by federally declared major disasters.
IR-2024-131, May 3, 2024 — The Internal Revenue Service issued final regulations today for the new and previously owned clean vehicle credits.
IR-2024-130, May 2, 2024 — The Internal Revenue Service today released an update on the Strategic Operating Plan, a blueprint outlining future plans for the agency’s transformation work and highlighting dozens of improvements for taxpayers since passage of the Inflation Reduction Act.
IR-2024-129, May 1, 2024 — The Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers that May kicks off the season of disaster preparation with National Wildfire Awareness Month and National Hurricane Preparedness Week, May 5-11.
IR-2024-128, May 1, 2024 — As National Small Business Week continues, the Internal Revenue Service urges entrepreneurs to put in place data security safeguards protecting their financial, personal and employee information from scams and cybercriminals hunting for easy targets.
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