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Some IRS News & Some FTB News

Internal Revenue Service The IRS expects the 2014 tax season to be delayed by one to two weeks.  That would mean the new tax season would begin somewhere between January 28th and February 4th.  The reason for the delay?  None other than the historic Fall … Continue reading

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No IRS Furlough in August

The IRS had originally planned on five furlough days (unpaid days off) this year.  The first three went on as scheduled, the July 22nd furlough day was canceled somewhat at the last minute and turned into an optional work day, and now the … Continue reading

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July 22nd: Optional Work Day for IRS Employees

Tax attorneys and other tax professionals plan their work days around their interactions with the IRS.  So, when the IRS is closed on a weekday, they take note. Earlier this year the IRS had announced a series of planned nationwide furlough … Continue reading

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Long Holiday Weekends for IRS This Year

Now that tax season is over for the on-time filers, many IRS employees can relax just a little.  And for at least 5 additional days this year they actually can relax at home . . . without pay.  Bloomberg apparently got its … Continue reading

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Refund News: Some Good, Some Bad

The Good The IRS is sitting on $917 million in refunds for people who haven’t yet filed their 2009 tax return.  They made the announcement today via IRS Newswire.  See IRS Newswire Issue Number IR-2013-29.  If you’re wondering why they waited … Continue reading

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Help the IRS Reduce America’s Tax Burden

You’ve probably never heard of the Taxpayer Burden Reduction (TBR) division of the IRS; few people have. TBR is led by senior advisor, Laurie Tuzynski, who recently explained her role in an official IRS video. Taxpayer Burden is defined as … Continue reading

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Some Refunds Delayed This Tax Season

According to the latest TIGTA audit report, there were some serious delays with the issuing of refunds this tax season, but things have already improved.  TIGTA cites “programming problems” as the source of the delays. Our report found that the … Continue reading

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Filing OIC? Take a Number.

The IRS has done quite a bit to promote the Offer in Compromise program during the economic downturn of the last few years, and the message is coming across loud and clear.  That’s the good news.  The bad news is … Continue reading

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