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Taxpayer Advocate Calls for Simpler Tax Code
National Taxpayer Advocate Nina Olson says it’s time to make the American income tax code a simpler kind of beast. Olson, in her 2016 annual report to Congress, outlined a number of recommendations aimed at the income tax system in general and the IRS specifically.
Taxpayer Advocate Releases 2016 Report
Nina E. Olson, the National Taxpayer Advocate, released her 2016 annual report to Congress this week. In it, Olson urges lawmakers to simplify the tax code and callas on IRS to adopt a “taxpayer-centric focus” in its “Future State” plan.
After That Return is e-Filed
Being professionals, we all know how to give our clients the most accurate, best-case-scenario income tax return. But what happens after we send that return? Do you find yourself fielding call after call, asking you to find out the status of a taxpayer’s refund? You can take yourself out of that loop with a few tools that we’re glad to...
10 Things to Know Before You File
With Christmas is in the rear view mirror, the bowl games all played out and December bank statements arriving in the mail, tax season 2017 has officially arrived. Here are 10 things to know before filing that first return.