A new online portal automates the submission of powers of attorney and tax information authorizations, and there are plans to expand its functionality over time.
IRS practice & procedure
The IRS warns taxpayers of unscrupulous tax promoters in the fourth installment of its annual list of common tax scams.
The IRS announced that is has added a new feature to its Child Tax Credit Update Portal to allow individuals to enter bank information so they can receive advance child tax credit payments by direct deposit.
Learn about the important role some CPAs play in the success of the IRS’s certified professional employer organizations program.
A bill recently proposed in Congress would authorize Treasury to regulate paid tax return preparers, and the AICPA strongly supports it.
The IRS warns of tax-related scams in a third of four installments.
In the second installment of this year’s “Dirty Dozen” list of tax scams, the IRS warns taxpayers to be vigilant for fraudulent schemes in the form of emails, text or social media messages, and phone calls.
Hijacking of economic impact payments and unemployment checks are spotlighted in the IRS’s annual alert, which warns taxpayers of the most prevalent scams and schemes the Service has identified.
A session at AICPA & CIMA ENGAGE 2021 shows how bedrock tax cases can help practitioners understand and resolve common issues that arise in practice.
New IRS final regulations clarify when a federally declared disaster will lead to mandatory 60-day postponement of certain tax-related deadlines.
The proposed $6 trillion fiscal year 2022 budget unveiled by the Biden Administration includes a host of tax items, including proposals to raise the corporate tax rate, raise the top tax rate for high-income individuals, limit like-kind exchanges, and make permanent recent temporary changes to various tax credits.
An AICPA senior manager explains why the AICPA recently offered recommendations on six key areas of regulation of paid tax return preparers.
Reversing the Sixth Circuit, the Supreme Court held that an injunction sought against an IRS notice is not barred by the Anti-Injunction Act because it challenges a reporting requirement and not a tax.
In a letter to the IRS and Treasury, the AICPA recommended, in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, that the IRS implement fair, reasonable and practical penalty relief measures, including targeted relief from both the underpayment-of-estimated-tax penalty and the late-payment penalty for the 2020 tax year.
The Biden administration says the IRS should be given the authority to regulate paid tax return preparers who are currently unregulated, and the AICPA offers its recommendations in six key areas.
The appellate court holds that the IRS knew or should have known of the change.
Taxpayers' failure to sign amended returns or power-of-attorney form prompts dismissal.
In response to the coronavirus pandemic, the IRS issued guidance extending the temporary authorization to issue a number of IRS forms using electronic signatures from June 30, 2021, through Dec. 31, 2021.
The AICPA has released some recommendations for practitioners concerning various issues that have arisen due to the postponement of the April 15 tax deadline for individuals.
Rep. Lloyd Smucker, R.-Pa., announced he will introduce a bill that pushes back the due date for first-quarter 2021 estimated tax payments from April 15, 2021, to May 17, 2021. The AICPA expressed its support for the bill.