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Taxpayers Urged to Develop Natural Disaster Emergency Preparedness Plans, IR-2022-156

The IRS has reminded taxpayers to develop emergency preparedness plans due to the upcoming hurricane season and the ongoing threat of wildfires in some parts of the country. September is declared as the National Preparedness Month. The IRS advised taxpayers to:

In addition, the IRS recommends the following for employers:

Taxpayers who have lost some or all their records during a disaster can visit the IRS’s Reconstructing Records webpage. In addition, taxpayers residing in a federally declared disaster can check for the available disaster tax relief on the IRS Tax Relief in Disaster Situations or Around the Nation webpages.

The IRS automatically identifies taxpayers located in the covered disaster area and applies filing and payment relief. Taxpayers affected by a disaster can contact the IRS at 866-562-5227 to speak with an IRS specialist trained to handle disaster-related issues. Further, taxpayers affected by a disaster outside of a federally declared disaster area may qualify for disaster relief. This includes taxpayers who are not physically located in a disaster area but who have records essential for filing or payment deadlines postponed during the relief period that are located in a covered disaster area. In addition, a special rule allows both individuals and businesses to choose to deduct uninsured or unreimbursed disaster losses on either the tax return for the year the disaster occurred, or the return for the previous year.

FL - Voters reject two statewide ballot measures regarding property taxes

Voters rejected two constitutional amendments referred by the Florida Legislature to the 2022 ballot for property tax purposes. Amendments in […]

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FL - Voters reject two statewide ballot measures regarding property taxes

FL - Updated electronic address/jurisdiction database for determination of insurance premium tax situs

For insurance premium tax purposes, the Florida Department of Revenue has issued a tax information publication updating the electronic address/jurisdiction […]

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FL - Updated electronic address/jurisdiction database for determination of insurance premium tax situs

FL - Payment deadlines extended for taxpayers in counties impacted by Hurricane Ian

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis issued an executive order that temporarily suspends the deadline for the payment of property taxes for […]

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FL - Payment deadlines extended for taxpayers in counties impacted by Hurricane Ian

IRS Reminds Taxpayers To Estimate Their Tax Withholding And Not Rely On Refunds Alone, IR-2022-186

The IRS has urged taxpayers to review their tax withholding to avoid any big surprises, such as a big refund […]

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IRS Reminds Taxpayers To Estimate Their Tax Withholding And Not Rely On Refunds Alone, IR-2022-186

IRS Revises Initial Contact Letters for Ease Of Understanding, IR-2022-170

The IRS has revised its initial contact letters to improve its interactions with taxpayers. The initial contact letters are issued […]

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IRS Revises Initial Contact Letters for Ease Of Understanding, IR-2022-170

IRS Extends Some Low-Income Housing Credit Deadlines, Notice 2022-52

The IRS extended several deadlines related to the low-income housing credit, in response to unavoidable labor and supply-chain disruptions delaying […]

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IRS Extends Some Low-Income Housing Credit Deadlines, Notice 2022-52

IRS Informs Taxpayers that Tip Income is Taxable and Must be Reported, FS-2022-37

The IRS has informed taxpayers who work in restaurants, salons, hotels and similar industries that tips can be taxable income. […]

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IRS Informs Taxpayers that Tip Income is Taxable and Must be Reported, FS-2022-37

IRS Urges Taxpayers to Remain Vigilant for Cybercrimes and Protect their Personal Information, IR-2022-187

The IRS has urged taxpayer families, especially teens and senior citizens to remain vigilant and be mindful year-round for potential dangers in […]

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IRS Urges Taxpayers to Remain Vigilant for Cybercrimes and Protect their Personal Information, IR-2022-187

Taxpayers Who Haven't Filed 2021 Returns May Be Eligible for Valuable Credits, IR-2022-178

The IRS has sent reminder letters to encourage over 9 million taxpayers and families who are potentially eligible for expanded […]

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Taxpayers Who Haven't Filed 2021 Returns May Be Eligible for Valuable Credits, IR-2022-178

IRS Warns Taxpayers To Be Aware Of Their Eligibility For Employee Retention Credit Claims, IR-2022-183

The IRS has warned employers to be wary of third parties who are taking improper positions related to taxpayer eligibility […]

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IRS Warns Taxpayers To Be Aware Of Their Eligibility For Employee Retention Credit Claims, IR-2022-183