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Tax Refund Tracking Tips

2020-02-17T22:19:04+00:00February 17th, 2020|


WASHINGTON — With a surge of tax returns expected the two weeks following the February 17 Presidents Day holiday, the Internal Revenue Service is offering taxpayers several tips and various time-saving resources to get them the […]

PTIN Renewal Time

2019-11-07T16:08:02+00:00November 7th, 2019|

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today urged tax return preparers to start the upcoming 2020 filing season smoothly by renewing their Preparer Tax Identification Numbers now. All current PTINs will expire Dec. 31, 2019.

“Last year we issued more than 813,000 PTIN’s and are asking tax preparers to renew now to avoid a last-minute rush,” […]

Virtual Currency Reporting

2019-08-08T17:21:09+00:00August 8th, 2019|

IRS has begun sending letters to virtual currency owners advising them to pay back taxes, file amended returns; part of agency’s larger efforts

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service has begun sending letters to taxpayers with virtual currency transactions that potentially failed to report income and pay the resulting tax from virtual currency transactions or […]

Taxes Security Together

2019-07-10T20:01:13+00:00July 10th, 2019|

IRS, Security Summit partners urge tax professionals to review their practices, enhance safeguards to protect taxpayer data


WASHINGTON — Leaders from the IRS, state tax agencies and the tax industry today called on tax professionals nationwide to take time this summer to review their current security practices, enhance safeguards where necessary and take steps to protect […]

Time for a Checkup..Paycheck Checkup

2019-06-10T21:41:59+00:00June 10th, 2019|

 IRS continues campaign to encourage taxpayers to do a Paycheck Checkup; use Withholding Calculator to help get right amount for 2019

IR-2019-107, June 10, 2019

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today launched a special week-long  campaign encouraging taxpayers to do a Paycheck Checkup now to make sure they are having the right amount of tax […]

E-file Day!

2019-04-16T21:51:34+00:00April 16th, 2019|

Important news — E-file returns that are rejected as of April 15th will be considered timely filed if they are accepted by April 20th.

IRS tax help is available 24 hours a day on IRS.gov. Whether filing a tax return, requesting an extension or making a payment, the IRS website can help last-minute […]

Five Tax Refund Myths

2019-04-11T13:08:20+00:00April 10th, 2019|


WASHINGTON ― As the April tax-filing deadline approaches, the Internal Revenue Service understands that taxpayers are anxious to get details about their tax refunds. This has led to a number of common myths about refunds that often circulate on social media.

While there’s no secret way for taxpayers to find out when their refund will be […]

Offshore Accounts: Dirty Dozen List Continues

2019-03-21T17:51:24+00:00March 21st, 2019|

WASHINGTON — Hiding money or assets in unreported offshore accounts remains on the Internal Revenue Service’s “Dirty Dozen” list of tax scams for 2019.

Compiled annually, the “Dirty Dozen” lists a variety of common scams that taxpayers may encounter anytime, including offshore schemes. Many of these peak during filing season as people prepare their tax returns […]

“Dirty Dozen” List Continues

2019-03-18T16:58:45+00:00March 18th, 2019|

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service is still warning taxpayers to avoid schemes involving falsifying income, including the creation of bogus Forms 1099.

Con artists commonly use this trick as well as related scams designed to get taxpayers to erroneously claim tax credits they aren’t entitled to.

The warning about falsified income came as part of the […]