In the news: IRS extends Oct. 15 filing deadline for Tropical Storm Imelda victims, and announces new payment option for taxpayers in private debt collection program

IRS extends Oct. 15 and other upcoming deadlines, provides other tax relief for victims of Tropical Storm Imelda

IR-2019-164, October 7, 2019 – Victims of Tropical Storm Imelda in parts of Texas, including the Houston area, have until Jan. 31, 2020, to file various individual and business tax returns and make tax payments, the Internal Revenue Service announced this week.

New payment option available to taxpayers in private debt collection program

IR-2019-165, October 8, 2019 — Internal Revenue Service officials announced that a new payment option has been added to the private debt collection program to make it easier for those who owe to pay their tax debts.