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IRS Video Portal
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IRS Tax Tip: Tax refunds may be applied to offset certain debts
Past due financial obligations can affect your current federal tax refund. The Department of Treasury's Financial Management Service, which issues IRS tax refunds, can use...
Tax Tip Tuesday: Online Filing
Richard Jefferson with the Louisiana Department of Revenue says more than 90 percent of residents are filing state income taxes online, and you should too.
IRS Tax Tip: Eight Tax-Time Errors To Avoid
If you make a mistake on your tax return, it can take longer to process, which in turn, may delay your refund. Here are eight...
IRS Tax Tip: Farm income and deductions: 10 key points
You are in the business of farming if you cultivate, operate or manage a farm for profit, either as an owner or a tenant. A...
IRS tax tip: taxpayers with foreign income
The Internal Revenue Service reminds U.S. citizens and resident aliens, including those with dual citizenship who have lived or worked abroad during all or part...
Tuesday Tax Tip: Insurance credit
Today's tax tip: the Louisiana Citizens Insurance Credit.
IRS Tax Tip: Special deduction for self-employed
If you're self-employed and paying for medical, dental or long-term care insurance, the IRS wants to remind you about a special tax deduction for some...
IRS Tax Tip: How to avoid 'tax season' stress
Tax preparation doesn't need to give you a headache. There are several ways to make it easier on yourself. The IRS offers six tips to...
Identity thieves target taxes
Scammers are filing false returns for hundreds of thousands of taxpayers
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Helpful Tax Links
2012 IRS Filing Season Fact Sheets
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Taxpayer Guide to Identity Theft
FS-2012-8, January 2012 -- A one page guide for identity theft victims.
Protect Yourself from Identity Theft
FS-2012-7, January 2012 -- The IRS announced the availability of additional information for taxpayers caught by identity theft as part of a larger, comprehensive identity theft strategy.
IRS Releases 2006 Tax Gap Estimates
FS-2012-6 -- The IRS released a new set of tax gap estimates for tax year 2006. The tax gap is defined as the amount of tax liability faced by taxpayers that is not paid on time.
Tips for Choosing a Tax Return Preparer
FS-2012-5, January 2012 -- If you pay someone to prepare your tax return, the IRS urges you to choose that preparer wisely.
When Can I Expect My Refund?
FS-2012-4, January 2012 -- Using e-file with direct deposit is the fastest option for receiving your tax refund, but there are other factors that might affect the speed of your refund.
Get Ready for the Tax Filing Season with IRS Social Media
FS-2012-3, January 2012 -- Social media tools and platforms are used by the IRS to share the latest information on tax changes, initiatives, products and services.
Free Tax Help Available From the IRS
FS-2012-2, January 2012 -- The IRS offers taxpayers a wide range of free tax help services.
2011 Changes Offer Tax Benefits to Almost Everyone; Special Tax Payment and Reporting Requirements Apply to Many
FS-2012-1, January 2012 -- Taxpayers can take advantage of a variety of tax benefits on their 2011 returns, and have an extra two days to file and pay, too.
News Release and Fact Sheet Archive
News releases and fact sheets from November 2002 forward and an archive of news releases and fact sheets in PDF format back to 1997.