Issue Number: Here’s What To Do if You Owe Taxes, but Can’t Pay

Here is a video tax tip from the IRS:

Here’s What To Do if You Owe Taxes, but Can’t Pay English | Spanish | ASL | Chinese | Korean | Vietnamese | Haitian Creole | Russian

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All taxpayers have the right to quality service from the IRS

The Taxpayer Bill of Rights defines 10 fundamental rights of every taxpayer. One of these rights is the right to quality service. Let’s take a closer look at the right to quality service and what it means for taxpayers.

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Tax Time Guide: Escape penalties and interest with electronic payment options on IRS.gov

WASHINGTON ― With the April 15 filing deadline approaching, the Internal Revenue Service encourages taxpayers who may find it difficult to gather the necessary documents they need to file or pay the taxes they owe to consider several options offered on IRS.gov to avoid late filing and interest penalties.

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2024 tax filing season set for January 29; IRS continues to make improvements to help taxpayers

WASHINGTON —The Internal Revenue Service today announced Monday, Jan. 29, 2024, as the official start date of the nation’s 2024 tax season when the agency will begin accepting and processing 2023 tax returns.

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Tax credits and deductions for individuals

Tax credits and deductions change the amount of a person’s tax bill or refund. People should understand which credits and deductions they can claim and the records they need to show their eligibility.

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Avoid a surprise next year; review tax withholding now before time runs out

WASHINGTON — With 2023 rapidly coming to a close, the Internal Revenue Service today encouraged taxpayers to review their tax withholding as soon as possible to avoid a potential surprise when they file their tax return next year.

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Builders of new energy efficient homes may qualify for an expanded tax credit

Eligible contractors who build or substantially reconstruct qualified new energy efficient homes may be eligible for a tax credit up to $5,000 per home. The actual amount of the credit depends on eligibility requirements such as the type of home, the home’s energy efficiency and the date when someone buys or leases the home.

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Red flags for Employee Retention Credit claims; IRS reminds businesses to watch out for warning signs of aggressive promotion that can mislead people into making improper ERC claims

WASHINGTON – The Internal Revenue Service continues to warn businesses to watch out for aggressive marketing by nefarious actors involving the Employee Retention Credit (ERC) and urged people to watch out for red flags that can signal trouble.

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Tips to help taxpayers make sure their donations go to legitimate charities

When disaster strikes, Americans can always be counted on to help. That help comes in countless ways, but often the easiest way to help is by donating money to charities.
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The extension deadline is coming up – avoid bad apples when choosing a preparer

The October 16, 2023, extension filing deadline is coming up, and many taxpayers who requested an extension are now choosing a tax return preparer. Most tax return preparers provide honest, quality service, but there are some bad apples out there…

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