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  • Child Care Credit without an EIN or SSN

    Yes, It can be done; and Yes, it can be e-filed.  The IRS has stated that it will now be accepting e-filed returns without the presence of an EIN or SSN for the care provider.  You should make sure that your clients have exercised due diligence in attempting to obtain the EIN or SSN before […]

    IRS Tax Preparer Forum in Atlanta, GA

    Planning on attending the Atlanta, GA IRS tax forum?  Be sure to let your Account rep know.  We would love the opportunity to meet with you face to face and chat about the past season and discuss strategies for the coming year.  The Altanta, GA IRS forum is scheduled for June 28th -30th, and is […]

    Get your PTIN early this year

    The IRS is moving forward with implementing their testing requirement for tax preparers and they have stated that this will be in place for this coming 2011 tax season, starting January 2012.  One way to postpone having to take the preparer competency examination is to have your PTIN issued prior to the IRS implementing the […]

    IRS wants your input on Preparer Exams

    The IRS has selected Prometric to administer the forthcoming tax preparer examinations, but they would like to hear from you, the actual preparers, regarding the structure, length, specific areas and topics that should be covered, reporting, etc.  Prometric is the company that has been administering exams for Enrolled Agents and CPAs for years, but with […]

    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 […]

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