Category: IRS info

Feb 11

Recent Funding Update

IRS Funding & Taxpayer Identity Verification February 11, 2016 – An Update on IRS Funding Patterns As of this morning, the IRS has paid approximately 70% of refunds related to taxpayers who filed within the first weeks of the season. That leaves approximately 30% of these taxpayer refunds yet to be paid by the IRS. …

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Dec 14

Identity protection tips

Consejos de protección de identidad

  Seven Steps for Making Identity Protection Part of Your Routine IRS Security Awareness Tax Tip Number 3, December 7, 2015 Español   The theft of your identity, especially personal information such as your name, Social Security number, address and children’s names, can be traumatic and frustrating. In this online era, it’s important to always …

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Sep 24

Affordable Health Act Instructions Issued for Tax Preparers

iobomacare nstructions

This tax season will be slightly different with the new Affordable Health Cara Act in full force. Here is some preliminary info on the forms that will be needed to be completed. If you are a Zip Refund preparer then all of this will be in the easy to use process in the software! IRS …

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Dec 23

IRS Start Date 2014 is January 31

IRS start date

Although this is the latest ever the IRS has started accepting returns, they seem to think it will not affect the season significantly. They recently announce their start date to be Jan 31, 2014 for the first efile acceptance. They will not be accepting any returns including paper before that and if someone files by …

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Oct 28

IRS Delays Tax Season For the Second Season In A Row

irs delays

This past week the IRS announced they will be delaying tax season for the second year in a row. Based on the government shutdown, the IRS feels they can not be ready to start accepting returns on January 21, 2014 and must push out the start date a week or two. Some groups including the …

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