Category Archives: IRS

IRS Working on a New Form 1040 for 2019 Tax Season

The following article is from the IRS. As part of a larger effort to help taxpayers, the Internal Revenue Service plans to streamline the Form 1040 into a shorter, simpler form for the 2019 tax season. The new 1040 – … Continue reading

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Taxpayers Can Connect with the IRS on Their Phone

Anyone with tax questions can just grab their phone for answers. The IRS has a mobile app, IRS2Go, which is available for free to use on Android and iOS devices. It’s also available on Amazon. Taxpayers use the app to: … Continue reading

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Here’s What Taxpayers Should Know about Penalty Relief

The following article is from the IRS. Taxpayers who make an effort to comply with the law but are unable to meet their tax obligations due to circumstances beyond their control may qualify for relief from penalties. After receiving a … Continue reading

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Do’s and Don’ts for Taxpayers Who Get a Letter from the IRS

Every year the IRS mails millions of letters to taxpayers for many reasons. Here are some tips and suggestions for taxpayers who receive one: Don’t ignore it. Most IRS letters and notices are about federal tax returns or tax accounts. … Continue reading

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If / Then Scenarios for Taxpayers Who Get Phished

The IRS reminds taxpayers that the agency does not initiate contact with taxpayers by email or text messages to request personal or financial information. This includes requests for PIN numbers, passwords or similar information for credit cards, banks and other … Continue reading

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