My Tax Blog

  • Itemized Returns Now Being Accepted

    The IRS is now accepting returns with Itemized deductions, First Time Home Buyer Credits, Educator Expenses, etc, that were previously being delayed.  Be sure to make sure that the returns you have been waiting to submit are being sent in for processing.  If you have any questions, be sure to contact the support center at […]

    Jackson Hewitt and Liberty… NO MORE RALS!

    Notice of charges for a Cease and Desist and order of hearings were issued to Republic Bank on February 9th.  Republic Bank is the bank used by Jackson Hewitt and Liberty Tax Services to provide their refund anticipation loan products for this tax season.  This order by the FDIC indicated the intent of governing bodies […]

    Kansas IRS Service Center Closed due to weather!

    The Kansas State offices have been closed since Monday afternoon because of the weather. Our last efile batch retrieval from IRS was Monday morning. We should be back to work Thursday and resume the legacy e-file processing.

    Bad Weather Hitting Indianapolis!!

    We are currently experiencing a winter storm which is dropping 3+ inches of ice on our roads and then the snow is scheduled to start after that!  We have pushed the start of business back to 10AM Eastern for our support center and will keep everyone posted on shortened hours of operation as the storm […]

    H&R Block Free File…Not So Free!

    H&R Block’s “Free Ez” advertising campaign has got a lot of taxpayers and tax preparers wondering, what is the Catch?  Bloomberg has summed up what the marketing gimmick is all about in an article.  Not many customers can actually file on form 1040EZ and they are also charging for the state returns that must also […]

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