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  • IRS Notice 2022-36 Waives Late Filing Penalties

    IRS Notice 2022-36 waives late filing penalties for 2019 and 2020 returns filed late but on or before Sept. 30, 2022. Applies to income tax returns:  1040, 1040NR  1041  1065, 1120, 1120S  990 PF  And more  Does not apply to estimated tax, underpayments, preparer penalties   If already penalty […]

    Deadline Reminder

    Deadline Reminder: -9/15: 1065 Partnership returns on extension, -1102S S corp returns on extension -3rd Qtr. Estimated payments -10/15: Individual 1040 returns on extension

    IRS Changing E-file Application Fingerprint Process As of 8/15/22

    One component of becoming an e-file provider is getting fingerprinted for a background check. This has traditionally been completed with paper fingerprint cards which were mailed to the IRS and matched to the applicant’s application. However, as of September 25th the IRS will be implementing a new electronic fingerprinting process which will require an applicant […]

    Federal Direct Closed For Memorial Weekend

    The corporate offices of Federal Direct Tax Services will be closed on Friday, 5/27/2022 through Monday, 5/30/2022 in observation of Memorial Day. The office will reopen on Tuesday, May 31st, 2022 at 9 am eastern time.   

    IRS E-Services Changing Summer of 2022

    The IRS is currently in works to migrate all of the following e-services products and applications to an online portal serviced by ID.me (an IRS trusted technology provider):  • Affordable Care Act (ACA) for Transmitter Control Code (TCC) • Application Program Interface (API) Client ID Application • e-File Application • Information Returns (IR) for TCC […]

  • IRS Notice 2022-36 Waives Late Filing Penalties

    IRS Notice 2022-36 waives late filing penalties for 2019 and 2020 returns filed late but on or before Sept. 30, 2022. Applies to income tax returns:  1040, 1040NR  1041  1065, 1120, 1120S  990 PF  And more  Does not apply to estimated tax, underpayments, preparer penalties   If already penalty […]

    IRS Changing E-file Application Fingerprint Process As of 8/15/22

    One component of becoming an e-file provider is getting fingerprinted for a background check. This has traditionally been completed with paper fingerprint cards which were mailed to the IRS and matched to the applicant’s application. However, as of September 25th the IRS will be implementing a new electronic fingerprinting process which will require an applicant […]

    Hub Testing Begins 1/18/2022

    Hot off the presses! IRS HUB Testing to start tomorrow, January 18th and continue through Friday January 21st.  Tax returns intended for early processing can be submitted now!  What is HUB Testing? -This is when the IRS pulls and processes returns that have been submitted as part of a controlled test launch of the e-file system.  […]

    Immigrant Tax Services in High Demand

    Tax and immigration services are in high demand as immigration reform is on the horizon. All undocumented immigrants living and working in the United States need an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) in order to file and pay their taxes. ITIN holders are eligible for various tax credits which can result in tax refunds, but […]

    Reminder: Filing Deadline Approaching

    For taxpayers who had previously requested extensions, the tax filing deadline is approaching. The filing deadline is October 15th and the IRS suggests that returns are e-filed as it is the easiest, safest and most accurate way to file, but if you chose to paper file, be sure that the tax return is postmarked by […]


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