Failure to report health coverage will not cause tax return rejection

By Sally P. Schreiber
February 16, 2017

The IRS announced that it will not reject tax returns just because a taxpayer has not indicated on the return whether the taxpayer had health insurance, was exempt, or made a shared-responsibility payment under Sec. 5000A. Read More:


 

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February 16, 2017

e-News for Payroll Professionals
February 16, 2017

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Check Out These Tax Benefits for Parents

IRS Tax Tip 2017-15
February 15, 2017

Taxpayers with children may qualify for certain tax benefits. Parents should consider child-related tax benefits when filing their federal tax return: Read More:


Avoid the Rush: Be Prepared to Validate Identity if Calling the IRS

Newswire IR-2017-32
February 14, 2017

WASHINGTON – The Internal Revenue Service said mid-February marks the agency’s busiest time of the year for telephone calls. The IRS is reminding taxpayers who have questions about their tax accounts to be prepared to validate their identity when speaking with an IRS assistor. Read More:



Are Social Security Benefits Taxable?

IRS Tax Tip 2017-13
February 13, 2017

If taxpayers receive Social Security benefits, they may have to pay federal income tax on part of those benefits. These IRS tips will help taxpayers determine if they need to do so. Read More:


Excessive Claims for Business Credits Makes the IRS “Dirty Dozen” List of Tax Scams

Newswire IR-2017-27
February 9, 2017

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today warned that taxpayers should watch for improper claims for business credits, which is on the “Dirty Dozen” list of tax scams for the 2017 filing season. Read More:


IRS alerts practitioners of e-Services account suspensions

By Sally P. Schreiber
February 7, 2017

The IRS alerted tax practitioners that it will soon be publishing their registration information online.  Read More:


Fake Charities on the IRS “Dirty Dozen” List of Tax Scams for 2017

Newswire IR-2017-25
February 7, 2017

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today warned taxpayers about groups masquerading as charitable organizations to attract donations from unsuspecting contributors, one of the “Dirty Dozen” Tax Scams for the 2017 filing season. Read More:


Five Things to Know About the Child Tax Credit

IRS Tax Tip 2017-11
February 8, 2017

The Child Tax Credit is a tax credit that may save taxpayers up to $1,000 for each eligible qualifying child. Read More:


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St. Louis Chapter Meeting Notice

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