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IRS News Release: Updated Withholding Calculator, Form W-4 Released; Calculator Helps Taxpayers Review Withholding Following New Tax Law

Media Relations Office                                     Washington, D.C.                         Media Contact: 202.317.4000 www.irs.gov/newsroom                                                                                           Public Contact: 800.829.1040 Updated Withholding Calculator, Form W-4 Released; Calculator Helps Taxpayers Review Withholding Following New Tax Law IR-2018-36, Feb. 28, 2018 WASHINGTON –The Internal Revenue Service today released an updated Withholding Calculator on IRS.gov and a new version of Form W-4 to help taxpayers check […]

3/01/2018 Information from Alan Gregerson/IRS Stakeholder Liaison

Below is information from Alan Gregerson, Internal Revenue Service Senior Stakeholder Liaison, that he thought might be useful for our MNSEA members. Withholding Calculator Frequently Asked Questions Q: Should all employees check their withholding? A: Yes. Employees should check their withholding at the beginning of each year or when their personal circumstances change. It’s even […]

Three Popular Tax Benefits Retroactively Renewed for 2017

  Three Popular Tax Benefits Retroactively Renewed for 2017 IRS Ready to Accept Returns Claiming These Benefits e-file for Fastest Refunds!!! IR-2018-33, Feb. 22, 2018 WASHINGTON – The Internal Revenue Service today said that it is ready to process tax year 2017 returns claiming three popular tax benefits recently renewed retroactively into law. The Bipartisan […]

2/21/2018 Information from Alan Gregerson/IRS Stakeholder Liaison

Below is information from Alan Gregerson, Internal Revenue Service Senior Stakeholder Liaison, that he thought might be useful for our MNSEA members. Tax Law Provisions for Disaster Areas Resource Avoiding Submitting Duplicate Freedom of Information Act Requests Telephone Number for FBAR and Title 31 Help Know the Questions to Ask about Refundable Credits of Education […]

IRS Message to the Tax Professional Community

IRS Message to the Tax Professional Community: The IRS continues to review its procedures to better protect sensitive taxpayer data. As part of this effort, the IRS will request additional information from tax professionals who contact us through the Practitioner Priority Service or any toll-free IRS telephone number. This procedural change will require tax practitioners […]

12-15-2017 Updates from Your IRS Stakeholder Liaison

Here is important attachment on e-Services for MNSEA members. Actually it is from a Quick Alert, you may have received. Reminder: All e-Services users must re-register through a more rigorous identity proofing and two-factor authentication process called Secure Access. This registration is now underway. If you have not already registered through Secure Access, please plan […]

Secure Access authentication for IRS E-services Users

Here is an update regarding Secure Access authentication for IRS E-services Users received from our Internal Revenue Service Senior Stakeholder Liaison, Alan J Gregerson.

Procedurally Taxing Followup – Automated Substitute for Return

Here is a follow-up from Prodedurally Taxing on the suspension of the IRS Automated Substitute for Return program.

Prodedurally Taxing Update – TIGTA Releases Report

TIGTA Releases Report on Return Preparers and Refundable Credits. Earlier this month TIGTA released a report discussing its review of compliance issues associated with refundable credit returns prepared by tax return preparers. Here is an update from Procedurally Taxing

Procedurally Taxing Blog Posts

TIGTA Releases Report on Return Preparers and Refundable Credits Earlier this month TIGTA released a report discussing its review of compliance issues associated with refundable credit returns prepared by tax return preparers. (Read more) Here is a follow-up from Prodedurally Taxing on the suspension of the IRS Automated Substitute for Return program.