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E-file Shutdown Date – 11/21/2020

E-file Shutdown Date – 11/21/2020

IRS Quick Alert: Cutover 1040 Modernized e-File (MeF) Production Shutdown and Cutover The IRS announced that E-file will "shutdown" will begin on Saturday, November 21, 2020, at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time, in order to prepare the system for the upcoming Tax Year 2020...

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2021 Tax Season PTIN Registration – OPEN

2021 Tax Season PTIN Registration – OPEN

FYI - PTIN Registration is Open! The IRS published a News Release on July 15, 2020 stating in summary: The IRS set a $21 fee per Preparer Tax Identification Number (PTIN) application or renewal (plus a $14.95 fee payable to a contractor). Anyone who prepares or...

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Is your Tax Business setup the RightWay

Is your Tax Business setup the RightWay

As a tax preparer, you’re already well-versed in the tax laws that affect small business owners. This article is meant to serve as a guide to ensure you are compliant in your own business. From choosing a legal structure to collecting tax info for your employees,...

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E-FILE 1040X – Desktop Update

E-FILE 1040X – Desktop Update

Desktop: E-file Amended Returns We have released a 1040 update today for the Desktop / Dashboard programs. After installing it, you will be able to e-file amended returns. Click here to download a short "how to" guide with instructions & screenshots.  

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E-FILE 1040X – Desktop Update

Pro-Online | E-file 1040X / Amended Return

E-file 1040X | Pro-Online This is kind of a big deal! If you weren't aware, the IRS announced early this summer they were going to support e-file for 1040X. The Software has been updated by the Rockstar development team to support this new capability. Below are the...

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Identity Theft – How to fight back!

Identity Theft – How to fight back!

As a tax professional, every filing season, you bring the full power of your knowledge and expertise to make sure that your customers get the tax education and maximum refunds they deserve – but are you remembering to include this one very critical service? In this...

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2021- PTIN Fees are back :(

2021- PTIN Fees are back 🙁

IRS announces 2021 PTIN Fees for tax return preparers  WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service announced today the annual fee for 2021 that tax return preparers must pay to apply for or renew their Preparer Tax Identification Number (PTIN). In final...

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E-file – 1040X

E-file – 1040X

IRS ANNOUNCES THE ABILITY TO ELECTRONICALLY FILE 1040-X We will be rolling out electronic filing for the 1040X over the next several weeks.  We anticipate enabling the ability in Pro Online by the end of September.   We will post updates as well roll this out across...

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Refund Checks a little larger than Expected?!

Refund Checks a little larger than Expected?!

Over the last few weeks we received a number of calls regarding taxpayers refund checks being slightly larger than anticipated. We correctly concluded the difference had to be interest payments from the IRS. We have never seen so many payments with interest but who's...

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