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IRS Revives Private Tax Collection Program

  • June 19, 2016

written by Jacque Mattson The IRS is gearing up to outsource some taxpayer collection accounts to private collection agencies. The Fixing...

IRS Budget Increase Aims to Improve Customer Service, Cybersecurity, and Curb Identity Theft

  • February 11, 2016

written by Olivia Tinkler After a challenging year of identity theft with the IRS, 2016 should be the start to many...

FAQ: Are IRS Audits One-Size-Fits-All?

  • April 12, 2015

written by Amy Shewmaker There are three main types of IRS audits: correspondence audits, office audits, and field audits. Correspondence audits...

Prevent Identity Theft when Filing Tax Returns with IRS

  • March 5, 2015

written by Michael Wirth With the start of a new year comes the time for all individuals to begin gathering information...

Increase in 2015 for Standard Mileage Rate

  • January 12, 2015

The IRS has recently released the fluctuations for the optional business standard mileage reimbursement rates for 2015. The business standard mileage...

Sweeping 2014 Regulation, Headaches and Opportunity

  • December 17, 2014

written by David Myers Farm, business and real estate owners forced to file additional new forms. The IRS finalized new repair...

New IRS Repair Regulations FAQs

  • December 17, 2014

Why are the new repair regulations important? In late 2014, the Internal Revenue Service released final regulations addressing the treatment...

IRS 2013 Audit Rates Vary Significantly Among Taxpayers

  • February 24, 2014

written by Joe Farias The IRS revealed the newest data and it shows a decline in audits amid all income groups...

IRS Chooses To Wait For Congress To Act On Employer-Provided Cell Phone Tax Rules

  • February 1, 2010

IRS Commissioner Douglas Shulman has announced that the IRS will no longer attempt to draft rules on the taxation of employer-provided cell phones. Instead, Shulman reported that the agency will wait for Congress to take action. The commissioner made this announcement during a January 8 television interview. "We're quite hopeful Congress is going to act on this," Shulman stated, "In the meantime, we're not doing anything special or moving forward with any initiatives."