Taxpayers interested in receiving useful consumer advice can get ahead this summer with this year’s taxes and join the more than 660,000 subscribers who already receive tax tips from the IRS.
As of July 1, the IRS began offering its series of summer tax tips, which include useful information in Spanish and English. Subscribers receive a new tax advice by email three times a week during July and August. Also during the tax season, subscribers receive a daily tax advice. The IRS also issues the special edition of tax tips on important tax issues throughout the year.
The IRS tax tips are easy-to-understand messages and cover a wide range of topics. They often include links to podcasts, YouTube videos from the IRS and useful references from IRS.gov.
Summer tax tips include:
- Ten things you should know about your tax return and identity theft
- Visit IRS.gov this summer
- Do not be a victim of phone scams that appear to be from the IRS
- Tips on hobbies that earn income
- Advice on the tax effects of divorce or separation
- Back-to-school tips for students and parents who pay college expenses
Taxpayers can sign up to receive IRS tax tips automatically every day via email through a free service at www.irs.gov. From the link entitled “Subscriptions” on the top right of the IRS website, select “More” from the drop-down menu, go to the bottom of the page and click on “IRS Tax Tips” to subscribe to the IRS tax tips in Spanish.