An update on IRS operations during COVID-19; who should use the IRS Non-Filers tool to receive an Economic Impact Payment; how to avoid COVID-19 related fraud
The IRS continues to create outreach materials to address people’s questions about coronavirus-related tax relief and Economic Impact Payments. As we head into the last month of the filing season, this week’s outreach bundle includes an update on IRS operations during COVID-19 as well as information on Economic Impact Payments being sent via debit card and how to avoid COVID-19 related fraud. We’ve also included the Spanish version of an e-Poster on who should use the Non-Filers tool to receive their Economic Impact Payment.
For more information, visit IRS.gov/coronavirus.
IRS operations update:
- Pub. 5412-Q: People who don’t usually have to file a tax return can use the Non-Filers tool to receive their Economic Impact Payment (Spanish)
- IRS warns against COVID-19 fraud; other financial schemes
- IRS provides guidance on employer leave-based donation programs that aid victims of the COVID-19 pandemic
- Treasury, IRS provide tax relief to investors and businesses affected by COVID-19 in new markets tax credit transactions
- IRS provides answers about Coronavirus related tax relief for Qualified Opportunity Funds and investors
Tax tip: (see attached, English and Spanish)
- An Economic Impact Payment can be on a prepaid debit card
Social media images: (see below)
- IRS reminder: File your taxes or request an extension before the July 15 tax deadline (3 images)
- IRS reminder: Deadline postponed to July 15 for those who pay estimated taxes (1 image)
- IRS provides answers about Coronavirus-related tax relief for Qualified Opportunity Funds and investors (1 image)