Need help with a specific tax issue? A good resource for answers are the official IRS Publications. The IRS publications provide easy-to-follow explanations of common tax questions and tax issues that are faced by American taxpayers.
|IRS Publication #||IRS Publication Name|
|Publication 3||Armed Forces' Tax Guide|
|Publication 5||Your Appeal Rights and How To Prepare a Protest If You Don't Agree|
|Publication 54||Tax Guide for U.S. Citizens and Resident Aliens Abroad|
|Publication 225||Farmer's Tax Guide|
|Publication 334||Tax Guide for Small Business|
|Publication 463||Travel, Entertainment, Gift, and Car Expenses|
|Publication 501||Exemptions, Standard Deduction and Filing Information|
|Publication 502||Medical and Dental Expenses|
|Publication 503||Child and Dependent Care Expenses|
|Publication 504||Divorced or Separated Individuals|
|Publication 505||Tax Withholding and Estimated Tax|
|Publication 510||Excise Taxes|
|Publication 514||Foreign Tax Credit for Individuals|
|Publication 515||Withholding of Tax on Nonresident Aliens and Foreign Entities|
|Publication 516||U.S. Government Civilian Employees Stationed Abroad|
|Publication 517||Social Security and Other Information for Members of the Clergy and Religious Workers|
|Publication 519||U.S. Tax Guide for Aliens|
|Publication 521||Moving Expenses|
|Publication 523||Selling Your Home|
|Publication 524||Credit for the Elderly or Disabled|
|Publication 525||Taxable and Nontaxable Income|
|Publication 526||Charitable Contributions|
|Publication 527||Residential Rental Property|
|Publication 529||Miscellaneous Deductions|
|Publication 530||Tax Information for First-time Homeowners|
|Publication 531||Reporting Tip Income|
|Publication 534||Depreciating Property Placed in Service Before 1987|
|Publication 535||Business Expenses|
|Publication 536||Net Operating Losses|
|Publication 537||Installment Sales|
|Publication 538||Accounting Periods and Methods|
|Publication 541||Tax Information on Partnerships|
|Publication 542||Tax Information on Corporations|
|Publication 544||Sales and Other Dispositions of Assets|
|Publication 547||Casualties, Disasters, and Thefts|
|Publication 550||Investment Income and Expenses|
|Publication 551||Basis of Assets|
|Publication 554||Older Americans' Tax Guide|
|Publication 555||Community Property|
|Publication 556||Examination of Returns, Appeal Rights, and Claims for Refund|
|Publication 557||Tax-Exempt Status for Your Organization|
|Publication 559||Survivors, Executors and Administrators|
|Publication 560||Retirement Plans for Small Business|
|Publication 561||Determining the Value of Donated Property|
|Publication 570||Tax Guide for Individuals with Income from U.S. Possessions|
|Publication 571||Tax-Sheltered Annuity Plans - 403(b) plans|
|Publication 575||Pension and Annuity Income|
|Publication 584||Casualty, Disaster and Theft Loss Workbook (Personal-Use Property)|
|Publication 584-B||Business Casualty, Disaster and Theft Loss Workbook|
|Publication 587||Business Use of Your Home|
|Publication 590||Individual Retirement Arrangements (IRAs)|
|Publication 594||The IRS Collection Process|
|Publication 597||Information on the U.S.-Canada Income Tax Treaty|
|Publication 721||Tax Guide to U.S. Civil Service Retirement Benefits|
|Publication 901||U.S. Tax Treaties|
|Publication 907||Tax Highlights for Persons with Disabilities|
|Publication 908||Bankruptcy Tax Guide|
|Publication 915||Social Security and Equivalent Railroad Retirement Benefits|
|Publication 925||Passive Activity and At-Risk Rules|
|Publication 926||Household Employer's Tax Guide|
|Publication 929||Tax Rules for Children and Dependents|
|Publication 936||Home Mortgage Interest Deduction|
|Publication 938||Real Estate Mortgage Investment Conduits (REMICs) Reporting Information|
|Publication 939||General Rule for Pensions and Annuities|
|Publication 946||How To Depreciate Property|
|Publication 969||Health Savings Accounts & Tax-Favored Health Plans|
|Publication 970||Tax Benefits for Education|
|Publication 971||Innocent Spouse Relief|
|Publication 972||Child Tax Credit|
|Publication 1212||Guide to Original Issue Discount (OID) Instruments|
|Publication 1546||The Taxpayer Advocate Service of the IRS|
|Publication 1635||Understanding Your EIN Employer Identification Number|
|Publication 1660||Collection Appeal Rights (for Liens, Levies, and Seizures)|
|Publication 1779||Independent Contractor or Employee...|
|Publication 1932||How To Make Correct Federal Tax Deposits|
|Publication 2105||Why Do I Have to Pay Taxes?|
|Publication 3148||Tips on Tips (A Guide to Tip Income Reporting) for Employees|
|Publication 3402||Tax Issues for Limited Liability Companies|
|Publication 3598||The Audit Reconsideration Process|
|Publication 3605||Fast Track Mediation - A Process for Prompt Resolution of Tax Issues|
|Publication 4128||Tax Impact of Job Loss|
|Publication 4221-PC||Compliance Guide for 501(c)(3) Public Charities|
|Publication 4221-PF||Compliance Guide for 501(c)(3) Private Foundations|
|Publication 4681||Canceled Debts, Foreclosures, Repossessions, and Abandonments|
|Publication 5152||Report Changes to the Marketplace As They Happen|
|Publication 5156||Facts about the Individual Shared Responsibility Provision|
|Publication 5172||Facts about Health Coverage Exemptions|
|Publication 5187||Health Care Law: What’s New for Individuals & Families|
March 2 — All businesses
File information returns (for example, Forms 1099) for certain payments you made during 2014.
March 2 — Farmers & fishermen
File your 2014 income tax return (Form 1040) and pay any tax due - Details
March 2 — Payers of gambling winnings.
File Form 1096 along with Copy A of all the Forms W2G you issued for 2014. If you file Forms W2G electronically, your due date for filing them with the IRS will be extended to March 31. The due date for giving the recipient these forms remains February 2.
March 2 — All employers
File Form W3, Transmittal of Wage and Tax Statements, along with Copy A of all the Forms W2 you issued for 2014. If you file Forms W2 electronically, your due date for filing them with the SSA will be extended to March 31. The due date for giving the recipient these forms remains February 2.
March 2 — Large food and beverage establishment employers
File Form 8027, Employer's Annual Information Return of Tip Income and Allocated Tips. Use Form 8027T, Transmittal of Employer's Annual Information Return of Tip Income and Allocated Tips, to summarize and transmit Forms 8027 if you have more than one establishment. If you file Forms 8027 electronically, your due date for filing them with the IRS will be extended to March 31.
March 2 — Wagering tax
File Form 730 and pay the tax on wagers accepted during January.
March 2 — Heavy highway vehicle use tax
File Form 2290 and pay the tax for vehicles first used in January.
March 10 — Employees who work for tips
If you received $20 or more in tips during February, report them to your employer - Details
March 11 — Communications and air transportation taxes under the alternative method.
Deposit the tax included in amounts billed or tickets sold during the first 15 days of February.
March 13 — Regular method taxes
Deposit the tax for the last 13 days of February.
March 16 — Corporations
File a 2014 calendar year income tax return (Form 1120) and pay any tax due - Details
March 16 — S Corporations
File a 2014 calendar year income tax return (Form 1120S) and pay any tax due - Details
March 16 — S Corporation election
File Form 2553, Election by a Small Business Corporation, to elect to be treated as an S corporation beginning with calendar year 2015. If Form 2553 is filed late, S corporation treatment will begin with calendar year 2016.
March 16 — Electing larger partnerships
Provide each partner with a copy of Schedule K1 (Form 1065B), Partner's Share of Income (Loss) From an Electing Large Partnership, or a substitute Schedule K1. This due date applies even if the partnership requests an extension of time to file the Form 1065B by filing Form 7004
March 16 — Social security, Medicare, and withheld income tax
If the monthly deposit rule Page 6 Publication 509 (2015) applies, deposit the tax for payments in February.
March 16 — Nonpayroll withholding
If the monthly deposit rule applies, deposit the tax for payments in February.
March 25 — Communications and air transportation taxes under the alternative method.
Deposit the tax included in amounts billed or tickets sold during the last 14 days of February.
March 27 — Regular method taxes
Deposit the tax for the first 15 days of March.
March 31 — Electronic filing of Forms W2
File copies of all the Forms W2 you issued for 2014. This due date applies only if you electronically file.
March 31 — Electronic filing of Forms W2G
File copies of all the Forms W2G you issued for 2014. This due date applies only if you electronically file.
March 31 — Electronic filing of Forms 8027
File Forms 8027 for 2014. This due date applies only if you electronically file.
March 31 — Wagering tax
File Form 730 and pay the tax on wagers accepted during February.
March 31 — Heavy highway vehicle use tax
File Form 2290 and pay the tax for vehicles first used in February.
March 31 — Electronic filing of Forms 1097, 1098, 1099, 3921, 3922, and W2G.
File Forms 1097, 1098, 1099, 3921, 3922, and W2G with the IRS. This due date applies only if you file electronically. Otherwise, see March 2. The due date for giving the recipient these forms generally remains February 2. View More Tax Dates