Tax Talk

  • IRS Statement Regarding RTRP Court Ruling

    As of Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia has enjoined the Internal Revenue Service from enforcing the regulatory requirements for registered tax return preparers. In accordance with this order, tax return preparers covered by this program are not currently required to register with the IRS, to complete […]

    IMPORTANT! IRS RTRP Regulations Shot Down in Court!

    Released yesterday was news the tax preparers, along side a libertarian justice group, won it’s case against the IRS.  Essentially, the lawsuit challenged the IRS, stating that it had no right to impose such regulations on tax preparers and that it was giving itself more authority than it had.  The judgement opinion was that until […]

    Stockpiling Your Clients’ Tax Returns Ok’d By IRS

    In light of the recent tax law changes and delays as a result of those tax law changes, the IRS has said it’s fine to stock pile your customer’s tax returns and submit them “early.” By early, that means you can prepare and submit them on January 22nd, and they will sit there until the […]

    Delay To start of Filing Season 1/30/2013

    The IRS has made official that they will be delaying the start of the electronic filing season to 1/30/2013.  This relates to 1040, Individual tax returns.  The IRS also indicates that they expect additional delays associated with less common individual forms that they will be releasing a list of later.   We will keep you […]

    Have You Completed Your RBC Compliance Training?

    If you have not yet taken your online RCB Compliance Training, be sure to do so by logging into your partner portal.  A PTIN is required for recording completion of the Compliance Training.  All preparers offering bank products this season must complete the REC Compliance Test.

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