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Growing tax gap shows need for better service, compliance, IRS says ... IRS initiates pilot program to thwart line-jumping on PPS calls ... Plan approval program expands to Sec. 403(b) retirement plans ... Practitioner Perspectives series to continue within IRS Appeals

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Growing tax gap shows need for better service, compliance, IRS says

The estimated amount of unpaid taxes averaged $496 billion annually in tax years 2014 through 2016 and will likely reach $540 billion annually for 2017 through 2019.

IRS initiates pilot program to thwart line-jumping on PPS calls

The IRS has begun a pilot program designed to thwart services that let callers jump ahead in the IRS Practitioner Priority Service phone queue.

Plan approval program expands to Sec. 403(b) retirement plans

An IRS revenue procedure describes circumstances under which plan sponsors may submit a determination letter application for Sec. 403(b) individually designed plans.

Practitioner Perspectives series to continue within IRS Appeals

Tax practitioners may share insights and feedback with IRS Office of Appeals employees through fiscal 2023.

To comment on this column, contact Paul Bonner, the JofA’s tax editor.

Where to find February’s flipbook issue

The Journal of Accountancy is now completely digital. 

 

 

 

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