My Tax Blog

  • *EITC Update* The IRS Choses Identity Protection Over Speed

    Not only has the IRS announced that they will not be releasing a funding cycle, they will also only tell callers, requesting refund dates, that they should see their refund within 23 days. The IRS has been fighting with itself over maintaining it’s two main goals: Identity protection and the quick disbursement of refunds. Well, […]

    EITC Update on Delays & Precautions

    IRS is reporting that 30% of your EITC clients could face a 75-day review process. This could be a result of the 38% increase in EITC fraud reported in 2010 by TIGTA. Taxpayers affected by this new screening process will receive the IRS Letter 4883C by mail, and they will be asked to respond by […]

    IRS Not Conducting Church Audits and Getting Sued

    The Freedom From Religion Foundation is suing the IRS for failing to enforce the ban on churches contributing to/intervening with political campaigns. Separation between Church and State? Not lately. The IRS says that the audits are on hold until finalizing rules that requires “high-level” official to approve the examinations.  The Freedom From Religion Foundation believes […]

    The IRS Ripped off Its Shirt to Reveal Green Flesh Atop Muscles Made of 1099-Ks

    Yes, it’s true. The IRS has recently become the green-fleshed Hulk of our governmental body.  This year the IRS has been on a roll changing things to improve the system, prevent fraud, smash identity theft, and, in the writer’s opinion, get it’s act together before facilitating the facilitation of the individual mandate come 2014.  Really, […]

    Pre-season Marketing Webinar On Friday, Nov. 7th

    Ladies and Gents, don’t miss the webinar. We’ll be going over marketing programs, tools, and implementation. Preseason Tax Office Marketing Join us for a Webinar on December 7 Space is limited. Reserve your Webinar seat now at: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/522555208 This webinar will be covering marketing your tax business for this coming tax season.  We will discuss what […]

  • Jackson Hewitt to file Bankruptcy

    Jackson Hewitt officially filed petition for bankruptcy on May 23rd in the Delaware District court.  Jackson completed the the 2010 tax season with over 700 franchisees operating 4,800 locations.  The Bankruptcy has been classified as a “packaged bankruptcy” for restructuring debt, but this official filing is certainly a negative blow to the second largest tax […]

    Ronnie Deutch Firm Closes . Assets Siezed

    Ronnie Deutch, the face and name behind the tax preparation franchise Ronnie Deutch Tax Centers, has had her assets seized by a CA judge, closed her firm, and has been forced to turn over her BAR license to practice law.  Deutch has been charged with making false promises to her clients seeking tax assistance and […]

  • *EITC Update* The IRS Choses Identity Protection Over Speed

    Not only has the IRS announced that they will not be releasing a funding cycle, they will also only tell callers, requesting refund dates, that they should see their refund within 23 days. The IRS has been fighting with itself over maintaining it’s two main goals: Identity protection and the quick disbursement of refunds. Well, […]

    EITC Update on Delays & Precautions

    IRS is reporting that 30% of your EITC clients could face a 75-day review process. This could be a result of the 38% increase in EITC fraud reported in 2010 by TIGTA. Taxpayers affected by this new screening process will receive the IRS Letter 4883C by mail, and they will be asked to respond by […]

    IRS Not Conducting Church Audits and Getting Sued

    The Freedom From Religion Foundation is suing the IRS for failing to enforce the ban on churches contributing to/intervening with political campaigns. Separation between Church and State? Not lately. The IRS says that the audits are on hold until finalizing rules that requires “high-level” official to approve the examinations.  The Freedom From Religion Foundation believes […]

    The IRS Ripped off Its Shirt to Reveal Green Flesh Atop Muscles Made of 1099-Ks

    Yes, it’s true. The IRS has recently become the green-fleshed Hulk of our governmental body.  This year the IRS has been on a roll changing things to improve the system, prevent fraud, smash identity theft, and, in the writer’s opinion, get it’s act together before facilitating the facilitation of the individual mandate come 2014.  Really, […]

    Pre-season Marketing Webinar On Friday, Nov. 7th

    Ladies and Gents, don’t miss the webinar. We’ll be going over marketing programs, tools, and implementation. Preseason Tax Office Marketing Join us for a Webinar on December 7 Space is limited. Reserve your Webinar seat now at: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/522555208 This webinar will be covering marketing your tax business for this coming tax season.  We will discuss what […]

  • Ready to offer tax services to undocumented aliens? We have the training and support to make it happen!


  • Federal Direct provides back office support to free your business up to GROW!


  • Federal Direct knows the focus and dedication it takes to grow your tax business!



  • Be your clients’ hero! Our in-house Sure & Secure IRS Audit coverage makes you a true Problem Solver!


Want more info? We will contact you back within 1 business day