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Adjusted Gross Income (AGI)
Electronic Filing Personal Identification Number to be Phased Out Taxpayers who filed for an extension and now have an Oct. 17 filing deadline may need the Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) from their 2014 return in order to e-file this year. The Internal Revenue Service is reminding all taxpayers they should keep tax records – including returns and supporting documents – for...
New Scam Warning from IRS
Taxpayers and tax professionals alike are being warned to be on the lookout for fake emails that claim to contain an IRS tax bill related to the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The bogus email contains what appears to be an attached CP2000 notice from the Internal Revenue Service for tax year 2015 and would have payment sent to an Austin,...
Circle October 24
The Internal Revenue Service is following through on its pledge to protect the electronic information of taxpayers and preparers by beefing up the identity validation process used to access its e-services tools. E-Services is a suite of web-based tools that allow tax professionals and payers to complete certain transactions online with the IRS. The tools include Registration Services, e-file Application,...
A certification deadline is just days away for the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC), and that has spurred the Internal Revenue Service to urge employers to certify their new hires who qualify - before it’s too late. The credit is designed to help employers who hire long-term unemployment recipients, certain veterans, recipients of certain kinds of public assistance, and others...