Taxpayers who filed an extension can find resources on IRS.gov that can help them file their tax return. One of these resources is Publication 5307, Tax Reform Basics for Individuals and Families. This publication is now available in several different languages.
This publication has info to help individual taxpayers understand the tax reform law. It gives tips about actions they may need to take to comply with federal tax return filing requirements.
The pub can be especially helpful for extension filers who haven’t filed their tax returns and those who were otherwise unable to file their return by the deadline. Taxpayers who haven’t filed over the summer can file their tax returns whenever they are ready. They do not need to wait until the October 15 extension deadline to file.
This online publication is available on IRS.gov in these languages.
Here are some of the key changes affecting tax returns covered in all versions of the publication:
The publication gives taxpayers detailed information about performing a Paycheck Checkup using the Tax Withholding Estimator. The pub also tells people how to update Form W-4, Employee’s Withholding Allowance Certificate, with their employer after doing a Paycheck Checkup.
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