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Identity Theft

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Alert: To protect the public and employees, and in compliance with orders of local health authorities around the country, certain IRS services such as live assistance on telephones, processing paper … more

NTA Blog: Implementation of New TAS Case Acceptance Procedures for Non-Identity Theft Refund Fraud Cases During Filing Season 2020

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Subscribe to the NTA’s Blog and receive updates on the latest blog posts from Acting National Taxpayer Advocate Bridget T. Roberts. Additional blogs can be found at www.taxpayeradvocate.irs.gov/ … more

ALERT: Parents and students should be on the lookout for potential tax scams

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With students headed back to school in a few short weeks, parents and students alike should be advised of telephone scammers who target taxpayers during the back-to-school season. Such scammers … more

TAS Tax Tip: Keep safe on social media at tax time

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Waiting on your tax refund can be difficult. It can be even more so when you are unsure about the status or why there might be a delay beyond the timeframe you expected your refund. While you are … more

ALERT: Tax Refund Scam Artists Posing as Taxpayer Advocacy Panel

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The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (TAP) has been alerted that taxpayers are receiving emails allegedly from TAP about their tax refunds. These emails are a scam; do not click the links in them. TAP never … more

TAS Tax Tip: Where is my refund?

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  If you’ve already filed your tax return in the last month or so, but haven’t gotten your refund yet, you may be wondering: Where is my refund?

The IRS, in general, processes refunds in … more

NTA Discusses Identity Theft on NPR

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NPR's David Greene sat down with National Taxpayer Advocate Nina Olson to discuss the IRS's 2014 "Dirty Dozen List." It's not a list of criminals — it's the most common tax scams affecting U.S. … more

IRS taking steps to try to protect against identity theft (AP)

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Identity theft can come in the form has been on the hot list of taxpayer issues for several years (and has been identified as a most serious problem in several past Annual Reports to Congress). The … more

IRS Gives Guidance on Verifying Identity In Case of Possible ID Theft

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The IRS is sending out a letter (Letter 5071C) to taxpayers whose identities may have been compromised. If you get one of these letters, there are two ways to verify your identity – by calling the … more

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The IRS’s Procedures for Assisting Victims of Identity Theft Still Impose Excessive Burden and Delay Refunds

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IDENTITY THEFT (IDT): The IRS’s Procedures for Assisting Victims of IDT, While Improved, Still Impose Excessive Burden and Delay Refunds for Too Long

Tax-related identity theft (IDT) occurs when an … more

TAS Tax Tip: How to Confirm the Identity of a Field Revenue Officer If They Come Knocking at Your Door

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The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has begun conducting face-to-face meetings with individual and business taxpayers as a part of a special compliance effort entitled Revenue Officer Compliance … more

ID Theft Times Two

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Every year, the Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) helps thousands of people with tax problems. All personal details are removed to protect the privacy of the taxpayer.

A young mother walked into the … more

Tax Changes

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Success Stories: Helping a Family Deal with a Stolen Identity

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Every year, the Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) helps thousands of people with tax problems. All personal details are removed to protect the privacy of the taxpayer.

When a husband and wife were … more

Claiming the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)

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Alert: To protect the public and employees, and in compliance with orders of local health authorities around the country, certain IRS services such as live assistance on telephones, processing paper … more

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE)

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Alert: To protect the public and employees, and in compliance with orders of local health authorities around the country, certain IRS services such as live assistance on telephones, processing paper … more

Tax Return Preparer Fraud

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Alert: To protect the public and employees, and in compliance with orders of local health authorities around the country, certain IRS services such as live assistance on telephones, processing paper … more

Help for a Taxpayer Whose Brother Stole His Identity

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Every year, the Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) helps thousands of people with tax problems. All personal details are removed to protect the privacy of the taxpayer.

While a taxpayer was out of the … more

2017 Nationwide Tax Forum Seminars available for CPE Credit

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If you did not attend the 2017 Nationwide Tax Forums this year, it's not too late to earn continuing professional education (CPE) credits. There are 17 interactive, self-study courses now available … more

Choosing a Tax Return Preparer

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Alert: To protect the public and employees, and in compliance with orders of local health authorities around the country, certain IRS services such as live assistance on telephones, processing paper … more

Amending a Tax Return

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Alert: To protect the public and employees, and in compliance with orders of local health authorities around the country, certain IRS services such as live assistance on telephones, processing paper … more

TAS Tax Tip: Important information you need to know about refunds

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Planning for a refund this year? Use these tax tips and find out what you need to know and understand about tax refund timing, when you could receive it and why you may only get part or none at all. … more

Incorrect Tax Return

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Alert: To protect the public and employees, and in compliance with orders of local health authorities around the country, certain IRS services such as live assistance on telephones, processing paper … more

Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA)

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Alert: To protect the public and employees, and in compliance with orders of local health authorities around the country, certain IRS services such as live assistance on telephones, processing paper … more

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Tax Relief

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Options for Filing a Tax Return

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Alert: To protect the public and employees, and in compliance with orders of local health authorities around the country, certain IRS services such as live assistance on telephones, processing paper … more

NTA Blog: Tax Administration on the Twentieth Anniversary of RRA 98

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Subscribe to the NTA’s Blog and receive updates on the latest blog posts from National Taxpayer Advocate Nina E. Olson. Additional blogs from the National Taxpayer Advocate can be found at www. … more

Health Care Premium Tax Credit

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Alert: To protect the public and employees, and in compliance with orders of local health authorities around the country, certain IRS services such as live assistance on telephones, processing paper … more

Tax Responsibilities of U.S. Citizens and Resident Aliens Living Abroad

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Alert: To protect the public and employees, and in compliance with orders of local health authorities around the country, certain IRS services such as live assistance on telephones, processing paper … more

TAS Tax Tip: Wait to receive your W-2 form or other income statements to file your tax return

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The Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) wants to help you be prepared for the tax filing season. One way to avoid tax processing or refund delivery delays is to wait until you’ve received all of your … more

2016 Nationwide Tax Forum Seminars available for CPE credit

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If you did not attend the 2016 Nationwide Tax Forums this year, it's not too late to earn continuing professional education (CPE) credits. There are 13 interactive, self-study courses now available … more

The 2017 IRS Nationwide Tax Forums a success for TAS

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Each year, the IRS sponsors the Nationwide Tax Forums, a three-day series of tax education and networking conferences for tax professionals in cities around the country. The 2017 Tax Forums featured … more

The 2016 IRS Nationwide Tax Forums a huge success for TAS

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Each year, the IRS sponsors the Nationwide Tax Forums, a three-day series of tax education and networking conferences for tax professionals in cities around the country. The 2016 Forums featured the … more

TAS TAX TIP: Filing Past Due Tax Returns

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Did you forget to file your 2018 tax return by April 15, 2019? Have you not filed tax returns for several years?

If the answer is yes to either, here’s some information to help you catch up with … more

TAS Tax Tip: It’s Always a Good time to Check Your Tax Withholding

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Finished with your 2018 tax return? If you are, and even if you are not, now might be a good time to check your tax withholding amount for this year, 2019, by doing a paycheck check-up now so you … more

Tax Scams: Don’t be fooled

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Don’t be fooled by scammers pretending to be the IRS. Scammers target taxpayers and tax professionals each year in growing numbers. Oftentimes a scammer will contact you by telephone and alter the … more

5 Tips for Choosing a Tax Return Preparer

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Your annual physical. Spring cleaning. Flu shots. What do these activities have in common? Just like preparing and filing your taxes, you need to complete them every year. Yet filing your annual tax … more

New tax law brings changes to tax withholding for 2018; here’s what you need to know

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Major tax reform was approved by Congress in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (tax reform) on Dec. 22, 2017. One change directly affected the rate at which taxes are withheld from paychecks. Our federal … more

NTA Blog: Tax Reform

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Tax Reform: Hope Springs Eternal This Fall

Subscribe to the NTA’s Blog and receive updates on the latest blog posts from National Taxpayer Advocate Nina E. Olson. Additional blogs from the … more

2015 Tax Forums: TAS Seminars and Case Resolution

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Each year the IRS sponsors the Nationwide Tax Forums, a three-day series of tax education and networking conferences for tax professionals in cities around the country.

These events feature the … more

New Tax Reform Changes Website Explains What Is Changing and What Is Not

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The 2018 Form 1040, schedules and instructions are now available. Our Tax Reform Changes website shows where the new tax law items can be found on the 2018 form, in addition to the 2 … more

2016 Tax Forums: TAS focus groups to discuss IRS Future State and refund timing

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Each year the IRS sponsors the Nationwide Tax Forums, a three-day series of tax education and networking conferences for tax professionals in cities around the country.

These events feature the … more

Filing Season Tips for Tax Pros

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Many tax professionals know this filing season has several new factors that impact all tax professionals: new tax laws, a new tax form and schedules, and new Due Diligence rules. Here’s some … more

National Taxpayer Advocate Nina Olson speaks with Yahoo! Finance on new tax issues you may encounter this tax season

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National Taxpayer Advocate Nina Olson recently spoke with Yahoo! Finance on new tax issues taxpayers may face during the filing season this year. During the brief interview, Ms. Olson highlights the … more

TAS Tax Tip: Tax Filing Help Information

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The tax return filing season is here. Do you need help with filing information and options? Here are some useful tips from the Taxpayer Advocate Service.

Options for Filing a Tax Return

Each year, … more

2017 Tax Forums will feature TAS seminars and the Case Resolution Program

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Each year the IRS sponsors the Nationwide Tax Forums, a three-day series of tax education and networking conferences for tax professionals in cities around the country. These events feature the … more

TAS Tax Tip: It’s Time to Check Your Tax Withholding

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The Internal Revenue Service recently launched the new Tax Withholding Estimator, an expanded, mobile-friendly online tool designed to make it easier to have the right amount of tax withheld during … more

Tax Professionals Get Assistance Resolving Tough Cases at the Tax Forums

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The summer heat outside may be stifling, but inside the Case Resolution Program at the IRS Nationwide Tax Forums, dedicated IRS employees are keeping their cool and producing truly excellent results. … more

TAS Tax Tip: Tax Pro Tips for working with the Taxpayer Advocate Service

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Whether its during filing season or after, we get lots of questions about when to come to the Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS), how we can help, and what information you may need to have ready to talk … more

Your Tax Reform Suggestions Matter: Here’s How

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When people think about the U.S. tax system, it’s often with a sense of frustration. Discussions on how to make filing returns and working with the IRS simpler often focus on how complex the system … more

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