Millions of college students are eligible for tax credits. But they have to file for them.

Apr 14, 2022
Students may be entitled to additional money if they're not claimed as dependents.
Students at the University of California, Berkeley. College students may be entitled to tax benefits and pandemic relief payments.
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Tax deadline fast approaching: Is the IRS ready?

Mar 25, 2022
It's still working through backlogs from previous couple of years.
Some people still haven’t gotten their 2020 tax refunds.
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IRS urges taxpayers to prepare to file ... and to wait

Jan 13, 2022
In a statement Monday, the agency warned that it is still addressing a backlog of taxpayer inquiries from the past year.
Anticipating a high volume of calls and the ensuing backlog, the IRS is urging people to prepare as much as possible this tax season.
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IRS tells payment apps to report business transactions over $600

Jan 7, 2022
The threshold used to be much higher.
As the number of self-employed workers expands, the IRS is requiring online payment platforms like PayPal to report transactions greater than $600. The threshold used to be $20,000.
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IRS updates tax brackets in response to inflation

Nov 11, 2021
The IRS adjusted more than 60 tax provisions, including rate schedules, to take rising prices into account.
Following the news of decades-high inflation in the U.S. economy, the IRS released new rates for the standard deduction and tax brackets.
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What's the best way to get tax cheaters to pay up?

Oct 20, 2021
Democrats are revising the threshold for monitoring bank deposits and withdrawals. But would a strained IRS be up to the task?
Democrats are scaling back their proposal to expand IRS crackdowns in an effort to target wealthier tax evaders.
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Confused by IRS letters saying you made a mistake? You're not alone.

Oct 12, 2021
Some people think followup letters informing them of their right to appeal are a scam. They aren't.
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Some undocumented immigrants aren't getting their child tax credit payments

Sep 29, 2021
The people who most need the aid “have to jump the most hurdles to get it,” says Chabeli Carrazana, economy reporter at the 19th.
The overworked IRS is grappling with the disbursement of child tax credit payments, reporter Chabeli Carrazana says.
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Glitches mark launch of child tax credit payments

Jul 26, 2021
Trying to opt out is a pain, some parents say.
The overworked IRS is grappling with the disbursement of child tax credit payments, reporter Chabeli Carrazana says.
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Your tax refund may take a bit longer this year

May 17, 2021
Taxes got extra complicated in 2020, and the IRS has a backlog of 30 million returns that need a manual review.
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