IR-2021-151, July 13, 2021 WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service announced today it will issue another round of refunds this week to nearly 4 million taxpayers who overpaid their taxes on unemployment compensation received last year. The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, which became law in March, excluded up to $10,200 in 2020 unemployment compensation from […]
IR-2021-153, July 15, 2021 WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service and the Treasury Department announced today that millions of American families have started receiving monthly Child Tax Credit payments as direct deposits begin posting in bank accounts and checks arrive in mailboxes. This first batch of advance monthly payments worth roughly $15 billion reached about […]
Those experiencing homelessness can get Economic Impact Payments and other tax benefits; permanent address not required.
IR-2021-87, April 15, 2021 WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today continued an ongoing effort to help those experiencing homelessness during the pandemic by reminding people who don’t have a permanent address or a bank account that they may still qualify for Economic Impact Payments and other tax benefits. While Economic Impact Payments continue to […]
IR-2021-71, March 31, 2021 WASHINGTON — To help taxpayers, the Internal Revenue Service announced today that it will take steps to automatically refund money this spring and summer to people who filed their tax return reporting unemployment compensation before the recent changes made by the American Rescue Plan. The legislation, signed on March 11, allows […]
If your modified adjusted gross income (AGI) is less than $150,000, the American Rescue Plan enacted on March 11, 2021, excludes from income up to $10,200 of unemployment compensation paid in 2020, which means you don’t have to pay tax on unemployment compensation of up to $10,200. If you are married, each spouse receiving unemployment […]
(a) IN GENERAL.—Section 85 of the Internal Revenue Codeof 1986 is amended by adding at the end the following new subsection:‘‘(c) SPECIAL RULE FOR 2020.—‘‘(1) IN GENERAL.—In the case of any taxable year beginningin 2020, if the adjusted gross income of the taxpayer for suchtaxable year is less than $150,000, the gross income of suchtaxpayer […]