The IRS has released important info for this tax season. will begin accepting 2023 tax returns on January 29th. The tax agency is expecting over 128-million individual tax returns to be filed ahead of the April 15th deadline. It’s actually April 17th this year for Massachusetts and Maine residents. This year, the IRS is rolling out new tools it says will make filing taxes easier. To give some taxpayers a head start on putting together their returns, the IRS Free File is now available to anybody who earns less than $79-thousand. The IRS helpline was expanded for this year and so is in-person assistance.