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E-file PIN program shut down in response to cyberattacks

By Sally P. Schreiber, J.D.
June 23, 2016

The IRS announced that the electronic filing personal identification number (e-file PIN) tool, used by taxpayers to verify their signature on Form 1040, is “no longer available” after it detected additional attacks on the system (IRS Statement on the Electronic Filing PIN). Read More:


Social Security Board of Trustees: Long-Range Projection Unchanged for Trust Fund Reserve Depletion

The Social Security Board of Trustees releases its annual report on the current and projected financial status of the Old-Age and Survivors Insurance (OASI) and Disability Insurance (DI) trust funds. Read Annual Report


FAQs explain the wrongful incarceration exclusion

By Sally P. Schreiber, J.D.
June 16, 2016

Wrongfully incarcerated individuals are now permitted to exclude from income "any civil damages, restitution, or other monetary award" that they receive as compensation for their wrongful incarceration, thanks to new Sec. 139F, which was added to the Internal Revenue Code last December. Read More:


IRS did not discover or help all Get Transcript data breach victims

By Sally P. Schreiber, J.D.
June 8, 2016

One day after the IRS announced the reopening of the Get Transcript Online application site, the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) released a report on the Get Transcript data breach that found that the IRS failed to identify 620,931 taxpayers whose tax account information was potentially unlawfully accessed. Read More:


Taxpayers can get tax return transcripts online once again

By Sally P. Schreiber, J.D.
June 7, 2016

Announcing increased security and authentication procedures, the IRS said Tuesday that it had re-instated its Get Transcript Online service, which had been breached by cybercriminals last year. Read More:


News for Payroll Professionals 2016-5

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

Issue Number: 2016-5
May 24, 2016

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News for Tax Professionals 2016-20

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

Issue Number:  2016-20
May 20, 2016

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St. Louis Chapter Meeting Notice

The next St. Louis Chapter meeting will be: July 18, 2016

Kansas City Chapter Meeting Notice

The next Kansas City Chapter Meeting scheduled for
July 21, 2016

Heart of the Ozarks Chapter

The next Heart of the Ozarks Chapter meeting will be
July 21, 2016


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