The IRS issued its roundup of the 12 biggest tax scams that taxpayers should watch out for this filing season.
The IRS posted to its website confirmation that it is allowing calendar-year C corporations a six-month filing extension, despite statutory language that specifies a five-month extension for calendar-year C corporations.
The IRS notified tax practitioners who did not re-register their e-Services accounts that their accounts are no longer active.
The IRS announced that it will soon post online the registration information of practitioners who have preparer tax identification numbers, and the information will be available without charge to the public.
Tax return preparers are discovering that some state income tax returns for 2016 require information from a taxpayer’s driver’s license or state-issued identification card information before the returns can be e-filed.
This item discusses the two penalty areas that apply to preparers.
Recent legislation added requirements which previously applied only to the earned income tax credit.
The IRS has launched an online tool that allows individuals to check their tax account balances online.
Examiners in the IRS Tax Exempt and Government Entities Division have new procedures.
Scammers are sending fraudulent phishing emails asking practitioners to update their IRS e-services information.
The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals reversed and remanded the taxpayer’s case back to the Tax Court after finding that the taxpayer, whose lawyers used a self-printed postal label, had met the timely mailing/timely filing requirement.
The IRS announced that it has updated various 2016 form instructions to reflect changes to AMT adjustments made by the PATH Act.
The IRS issued a notice that provides the requirements for a payee to make an election to not have the safe harbor for de minimis errors on information returns below certain amounts apply to a payer.
The IRS ruled that amounts received by a REIT from the provision of parking spaces in its garage constitute qualifying rents from real property.
This item summarizes some common IRS penalties and the procedural and practical ways practitioners can obtain a penalty abatement.
IRS issued the annual inflation adjustments for 2017 for more than 50 tax provisions as well as the 2017 tax rate tables for individuals and estates and trusts.
The application of the business purpose and device rules often involves both legal and factual questions.
With LB&I’s reorganization, the unknown is whether there will be a greater focus on midmarket taxpayers.
The revised procedures are driven by a desire to clarify procedures for taxpayers, to better allocate IRS resources, and to get the right work to the right Appeals employee.
A TIGTA report concluded that the IRS’s lax enforcement of backup withholding requirements is potentially causing billions of dollars in lost revenue.