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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.  […]

Amendment & Tax Return Processing Delays Create Difficulty for All

It’s no secret that the IRS has struggled to process taxpayer returns in a timely fashion since the pandemic started. Adding fuel to the fire, the pandemic created millions of taxpayers who desperately need their refunds in order to pay for living expenses. According to the Taxpayer Advocate Service, the IRS had a backlog of […]

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 […]

Recovery Rebate Credits Getting Separated from 2020 Tax Refund?

Over the last few days, as federal refunds have started to get disbursed, we have been noticing some unexpected behavior regarding tax return acknowledgements and tax refund figures. While investigating refund figure changes, we noticed that the discrepancy appears to be the exact amount of the recovery rebate credit from line 30 on the 1040. […]


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