IRS Seeks to Return $153 Million in Undelivered Checks to Taxpayers; Recommends e-file, Direct Deposit to Avoid Future Delivery Problems

WASHINGTON — In an annual reminder to taxpayers, the Internal Revenue Service announced today that it is looking to return $153.3 million in undelivered tax [...]

IRS E-Filers Pass 1bn

The electronic filing programme of the United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has reached a major milestone as it passed the one billion mark for [...]

IRS to Start Processing Delayed Returns on Feb. 14; Most People Unaffected and Can File Now

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service plans a Feb. 14 start date for processing tax returns delayed by last month’s tax law changes. The IRS reminded [...]

Business e-file Delay

The IRS announced today that the start date of business return e-file – 1120, 1120S, 1065 and 990 returns – has been delayed to January 12, 2011 (formerly [...]

Choose the Simplest Tax Form for Your Situation

To file your 2010 individual tax return, you’ll have to decide which form to use…unless you e-file. This year, choosing which form to file will be even [...]

Tax Season Starts on Time for Most Taxpayers; Those Affected by Late Tax Breaks Can File in Mid- to Late February

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service announced the upcoming tax season will start on time for most people, but taxpayers affected by three recently [...]

Should You Use The Standard or Itemized Deduction on Your Taxes?

Ah, the classic question.  Should I use the standard deduction or itemize?  The answer is simple of course: you should use whichever deduction is greater, [...]

Haven’t Filed an Income Tax Return? What to Do

Filing a past due return may not be as difficult as you think. Taxpayers should file all tax returns that are due, regardless of whether or not full payment [...]

Tax Error? Can't Blame the Software

The “Tim Geithner Defense” is rejected by the tax court.  By Peter Blank, Editor, The Kiplinger Tax LetterMay 6, 2010 Software programs may make doing [...]