Content for Tax Pros

Senate Action Draws Praise from Business Group
This week the Senate passed legislation that eliminates the IRS’ tax penalty on employers who reimburse workers for the cost of health insurance premiums. A similar measure was passed in the House last week.
Scammers Turning up the Heat on Taxpayers
Apparently the Internal Revenue Service and tax professionals aren’t the only ones getting ready for income tax season. Scammers and identity thieves are getting busy as well, hitting taxpayers – and tax pros – with a variety of scams and schemes aimed at identity theft and refund fraud. Lately, it’s become an annual occurrence this time of year; the IRS...
New Security Safeguards Coming in 2017
All week, we’ve been passing along tips to guard your financial data as part of National Tax Security Awareness Week. And hopefully we’ve given you some important points to ponder, then put to use. But what’s next?
IRS Announces the First Day of Tax Season, Issues Refund Delay Reminder
Tax professionals across the country are gearing up for tax season, which the Internal Revenue Service today announced will officially begin on January 23, 2017. The press release included yet another reminder about PATH Act-delayed refunds: taxpayers claiming the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and the Additional Child Tax Credit (ACTC) will not have their refund issued until February 15, 2017.