Category: IRS Issues

IRS Issues

IRS Warns Taxpayers about the Latest Phishing Schemes by Joseph L. Saka, CPA/PFS


Posted on March 19, 2019 by Joseph Saka

According to the IRS, the 2019 tax-return filing season has been plagued by a surge in fake emails, text messages, websites and social media posting in which criminals attempt to steal taxpayers’ personal information. To protect themselves and avoid becoming victimized, taxpayers must take some basic security steps, remain cautious and stay alert to recognize […]

IRS to Require Certain Taxpayers to Begin Paying User Fees Electronically in August by Andreea Cioara Schinas, CPA


Posted on July 07, 2017 by Andreea Cioara-Schinas

Beginning on August 15, 2017, taxpayers who request letter rulings, closing agreements and certain other rulings from the Internal Revenue Service will have no other option than to make user fee payments electronically using the federal government’s Pay.gov system.  Previously, these taxpayers were permitted to pay user fees by check or money order.   Affected […]