Taxx Now 2 - 2017-2018 Updates
What's New
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Recorded Tax Information is
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want to hear. Call
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Revised 1/25/19

The IRS  will end its tax transcript faxing services  as of
February 4, 2019. Any further questions please visit IRS.
gov or call the IRS directly.

Standard Mileage Rates For 2019

58 cents per mile driven for business use, up 3.5 cents
from 2018 rate.

20 cents per mile driven for medical or moving purposes,
up 2 cents from the rate for 2018.

14 cents per mile driven in service of charitable
organizations.

IRS has launched an Instagram Account

The IRS News Instagram Account
will offer taxpayers the latest information on a variety of
topics, especially as they face changes for the upcoming
2019 filing season related to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

Tax Relief for Alabama Hurricane Victims
Alabama taxpayers affected by Hurricane Michael
beginning on Oct 10, 2018, may qualify for tax relief.
Visit irs.gov/disaster for more information on tax relief for
victims of recent hurricanes and typhoons.

Scams Targeting Taxpayers
IRS warns of “Tax Transcript” email scam; dangers
to business networks
The IRS and Security Summit partners today warned
the public of a surge of fraudulent emails
impersonating the IRS and using tax transcripts as
bait to entice users to open documents containing
malware. See IR-2018-226.
2018 Tax Season Opens Jan. 28th for Nation’s
Taxpayers

Individuals who receive unsolicited emails
claiming to be from the IRS should forward it to
phishing@irs.gov and then delete it. It is
important to keep in mind the IRS generally does
not initiate contact with taxpayers by email to
request personal or financial information. For
more information, visit the “Tax Scams and
Consumer Alerts” page on IRS.gov.

The filing deadline to submit 2018 tax returns is
Monday, April 15, 2019.
Tax Withholding
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act changed the
way tax is calculated. The IRS encourages
taxpayers to perform a quick “paycheck
checkup” by using the Withholding
Calculator to check if they have the right
amount of withholding for their personal
situation.