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e-News for Tax Professionals 2015-28

Several topics of interest are included in this issue for Tax Professionals

Issue Number:  2015-28 July 17, 2015
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Emerging tax issues cause due-diligence problems

By Ann Marie Maloney
July 13, 2015

From foreign accounts to health care, from marijuana businesses to captive insurance, emerging tax issues are presenting practitioners with thorny due-diligence problems. Continue:


Small Businesses Can Get IRS Penalty Relief for Unfiled Retirement Plan Returns


IR:  2015-96, July 14, 2015
WASHINGTON —The Internal Revenue Service today encouraged eligible small businesses that did not file certain retirement plan returns to take advantage of a low-cost penalty relief program enabling them to quickly come back into compliance. Read More:


e-News for Small Business July 13, 2015


Issue Number:  2015-7
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National taxpayer advocate: IRS falling down on the job of helping identity theft victims

By Alistair M. Nevius, J.D.
July 15, 2015

During some of the busiest weeks of tax season, less than one caller in 10 to the IRS’s Taxpayer Protection Program phone line was able to reach IRS staff for assistance, according to Nina Olson, the national taxpayer advocate, in her midyear Objectives Report to Congress released on Wednesday. Continue:


A New Look at Apprenticeships as a Path to the Middle Class

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — With its gleaming classrooms, sports teams and even a pep squad, the Apprentice School that serves the enormous Navy shipyard here bears little resemblance to a traditional vocational education program. Continue:


IRS Phone Scam Ringleader Gets 14-Year Sentence

(From Accounting Today)

Washington, D.C. (July 8, 2015)
By Michael Cohn

A scammer who organized a scheme in which taxpayers were threatened with calls purporting to come from the Internal Revenue Service and the FBI demanding payment has been sentenced to 14 years in prison. Read More:


St. Louis Chapter Meeting Notice

The next St. Louis Chapter meeting will be July 27, 2015

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Kansas City Chapter Meeting Notice

The next Kansas City Chapter Meeting scheduled for
July 23, 2015

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Heart of the Ozarks Chapter

The next Heart of the Ozarks Chapter meeting will be
August 20, 2015

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