For John Koskinen and the members of the Security Summit, it’s been a pretty good year. Koskinen, the commissioner of the IRS, joined the Security Summit this week in praising the advances made in the fight against identity theft, while laying the groundwork for the 2018 filing season.
As the extent of hurricane damage to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands unfolds, the Internal Revenue Service is extending additional tax relief to both sets of weather-torn islands.
Refugees from the recent hurricanes—no matter where in the U.S. they live—now have another option for emergency housing. The Internal Revenue Service has waived certain rules for owners and operators of low-income housing projects so they can provide temporary emergency housing for those displaced by one of the major storms, regardless of their income.