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Washington Hotline – May 21, 2019

WASHINGTON NEWS Senators Thune and Casey Support CHARITY Act On May 15, Senators John Thune (R-SD) and Bob Casey (D-PA) introduced the Charities Helping Americans Regularly Throughout the Year (CHARITY) Act. The bill expands giving options for IRA charitable rollovers and addresses other charitable provisions. The CHARITY Act includes four major provisions. If it is […]

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Washington Hotline – April 23, 2019

WASHINGTON NEWS Commissioner Rettig Thanks Taxpayers On April 15, IRS Commissioner Chuck Rettig thanked taxpayers. He stated, “Our nation’s tax system is built around the concept of voluntary tax compliance, meaning citizens comply with their civic duty each year by preparing and filing their taxes — without direct government intervention. This principle has helped make […]

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Washington Hotline – April 16, 2019

WASHINGTON NEWS Last-Minute Tax Filing Help In IR-2019-67, the Service urged taxpayers to use www.irs.gov for last-minute tax assistance. Tax-filing day is April 15, 2019 (or April 17 for Maine and Massachusetts due to holidays). The IRS offers five filing tips for last-minute taxpayers. View Your Account Information — You can go online and log in to your […]

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Washington Hotline – April 9, 2019

WASHINGTON NEWS IRS Website Visits Increase On April 2, the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) reported interim results for the 2019 filing season. As the April 15 filing deadline (April 17 in Massachusetts and Maine) approaches, taxpayers are calling the IRS in record numbers and expanding their use of IRS.gov. Through March 30, 2019, […]

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Washington Hotline – March 19, 2019

WASHINGTON NEWS IRS Tips on Protecting Your Identity In IR-2019-41, as part of a Tax Time Guide series, the Service offered specific tips for protecting personal information. Each tax season, the Service receives many complaints about con artists who steal personal information and money from unsuspecting victims. The IRS sponsors a Security Summit and regularly […]

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