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IRS NEWS FOR TAX PROFESSIONALS July 2020  ►UPCOMING WEBINARS Please check Webinars for Tax Practitioners or Webinars for Small Businesses for updates. ►HOT TOPICS  Keep Economic Impact Payment notice with other tax records People who receive an Economic Impact Payment this year should keep Notice 1444, Your Economic Impact Payment, with their tax records. This […]

Balance Due Notice Mailings: Due Dates Extended to Help Taxpayers

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the IRS was unable to mail some previously printed balance due notices as a result of office closures. As IRS operations continue to reopen, these notices will be delivered to taxpayers in the next few weeks. Given the time it would take to reprogram IRS systems, and generate updated notices, […]

First Thursday IMRS Call

Dear Tax Pro, You are invited to join us on May 7 for our “First Thursday IMRS Call”. The purpose of the call is to share information with tax professionals, and to hear your questions and concerns. 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. Central time.  8:00 to 9:00 a.m. Mountain time. If you’re not able to attend, feel free to […]

Important Messages from the IRS on the Economic Stimulus Payments

These are important messages on the Economic Stimulus Payments, and especially number 5 and 6 issue attached above.  If they want to get the additional $500 payment if they have dependents, they need to act by April 22, 2020.  If you are able to share that number 5 and 6 issue above let Alan Gregerson know […]

IRS NEWS FOR EVERYONE – April 2020

►UPCOMING WEBINARS We expect to have a webinar in April, but the date is not set yet. Please check Webinars for Tax Practitioners or Webinars for Small Businesses for updates. ►CORONAVIRUS TAX RELIEF Coronavirus Tax Relief This is the main page on IRS.gov with information about Coronavirus Tax Relief. Check this page frequently for new […]

First Thursday Minutes  – April 2, 2020

First Thursday Minutes  – April 2, 2020 Webinars We expect to have webinars in April. Please check Webinars for Tax Practitioners every few days. Discussion items Coronavirus Tax Relief This is the main page on IRS.gov with information about Coronavirus Tax Relief. Check this page frequently for new information. It has News Releases, Statements, Frequently […]

Taxpayer First Act Planning Placemat

These ideas came from Enrolled Agents who are members of the Minnesota Society of Enrolled Agents. These ideas were discussed during a face-to-face meeting on January 2, 2020. COMPREHENSIVE TAXPAYER EXPERIENCE STRATEGY How do we think more holistically about our “customers” and their entire experience with the IRS (e.g. services, enforcement, other interactions)? What are […]

IRS NEWS FOR TAX PROFESSIONALS

February 2020 ►UPCOMING WEBINARS There will be two webinars in February. Details to follow. Please check Webinars for Tax Practitioners for updates. ►NEWS Get up-to-date information this tax filing season with redesigned IRS e-News Subscriptions The IRS encourages taxpayers, businesses, tax professionals and others to take advantage of a variety of improved e-mail subscription services. […]

First Thursday Minutes – December 5, 2019

Stakeholder Liaisons Doug Blade Karen Brehmer Neki Cox Kathleen Fox Stakeholder Liaison Manager Kristen Hoiby, Area 6 manager Departments of Revenue MO       Laura Wallendorf NE        Dawn Holtmeier Tax Professionals Rita Barnard Darrel Beadle Velma Bjorgum Jacob Borash Frank Carnahan Brad J Decker Kelly Golish Jacen Gondringer Doug Gross Steven Heeley Cindy Hockenberry Terry Johnson Bill […]

First Thursday Minutes – November 7, 2019

Stakeholder Liaisons Doug Blade Kathleen Fox Cathye Mason Mike Mudroncik Sherry Saucerman Stakeholder Liaison Manager Kristen Hoiby, Area 6 Departments of Revenue IL          Maribeth Oliver MN       Mark Krause Tax Professionals Gail Bates Darrel Beadle Ron Berman Jacob Borash Velma Bjorgum Barbara Brown Leslie Chambers Carrie Christensen Tracy Danzer Laura Dawson Brad Decker Susan Du Jodi […]