IRS News

Don’t Pay Your IRS Back Taxes With An iTunes Gift Card

According the the FTC there is a recent scam where people will pretend to be from the IRS and request that you pay your back taxes using an iTunes gift card.  This is a scam.  The IRS will not call … Read More

700 New Jobs at the IRS

The IRS will be hiring roughly 700 new staff members to assist with enforcement.  This should theoretically help resolve tax issues faster as you or your hired CPA, EA, or attorney could spend less time on hold and less time … Read More

How to Choose a Tax Professional

In order to do your taxes you hand over a lot of personal information. First and foremost you want to choose someone you can trust. Some good questions to ask would be: What do you do with my personal information, … Read More

Only Check ‘Where’s My Refund’ Once a Day

If you have filed your tax return and you wish to track your refund the IRS offers an online tool to track this.  According to they have been reporting a high number of online requests on this tool.  So … Read More

Professional Tax Return Preparers

As of now anyone who prepares tax forms needs to have a PTIN a Preparer Tax Identification Number.  According to there are currently 638,317 active PTINs. Sincerely,

IRS To Accept Tax Returns with Education Credits, Depreciation Next Week

Beginning next week the IRS will accept tax returns with Education Credits and Depreciation. Educations Credits use form 8863 Depreciation uses form 4562 See the article at Sincerely,