Back taxes plus interest amount to $500 million so far. The IRS program allows tax cheats to declare their assets overseas, pay back taxes, interest, and reduced penalties, and avoid jail time.
Mileage rate gets raised in light of higher gas prices. The new mileage rate is 55.5 cents per mile driven for business purposes.
The IRS has released an app that lets taxpayers track the status of their tax refund via smartphone.
A government shutdown would not mean that Tax Day 2011 changes. The April 18 deadline would remain in place, though some things at the IRS might move slower.
The IRS is offering partial amnesty for Americans who report previously undisclosed Swiss bank or other foreign bank accounts.
Smartphone apps – one for the iPhone, one for Android – will tell you when your IRS refund is coming.
Tax return with itemized deductions can't be filed before mid-February or later, IRS says.
Money given for Haiti earthquake disaster relief through March 1 can be written off on taxes for 2009, the IRS says.