News from the IRS

Public Announcements:

IRS revises frequently asked questions about the 2021 Child Tax Credit and Advance Child Tax Credit
IR-2022-139, July 14, 2022 — The IRS today issued a revised set of frequently asked questions for the 2021 Child Tax Credit. These frequently asked questions (FAQs) are released to the public in Fact Sheet 2022-32, July 14, 2022.

Free IRS/FTC webinar to focus on scams, ID theft and IP PINs
IR-2022-138, July 14, 2022 — The Internal Revenue Service and the Federal Trade Commission will sponsor a free webinar designed to help everyone recognize and combat tax scams and tax-related identity theft.

Extension filers: IRS.gov is the source for summertime tax help; agency encourages people to file soon
IR-2022-137, July 13, 2022 — With millions of people still waiting to file their tax returns, the IRS reminds them to file as soon as possible and take advantage of special tools available on IRS.gov that can help them file.

Special virtual sessions coming up for those interested in compliance positions; IRS hiring 470 revenue agents
IR-2022-136, July 12, 2022 — The Internal Revenue Service, one of the largest single employers of professional accountants, is now hiring 470 revenue agents who will specialize in auditing or examining both individual and business taxpayers nationwide.

IRS Security Summit renews warnings for tax pros to guard against identity theft amid continued threats
IR-2022-135, July 12, 2022 — As the battle continues against tax-related identity theft, the IRS, state tax agencies and the tax industry renewed their call for tax professionals to be on guard against new and ongoing threats involving their systems and taxpayer data.

IRS Nationwide Tax Forum kicks off July 19
IR-2022-134, July 11, 2022 — This Thursday, July 14, is the last day for tax professionals to register to attend the 2022 IRS Nationwide Tax Forum and have access to all 32 webinars — including a keynote address by IRS Commissioner Chuck Rettig, updates on tax law, cybersecurity, practitioner ethics and more.

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