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    The 2018 Tax Filing Season Begins Monday January 29th! Your tax software may allow you to transmit a completed return shortly before the official opening date, but those returns are held on the tax software servers until the official e-File date. Also, returns containing Earned Income Tax Credit and/or Additional Child Tax Credit refunds, cannot ...
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    The IRS has not yet communicated the official start date to the e-filing season. There are however websites reporting that it is the day after the Martin Luther King Jr holiday in January, but that is pure speculation. We will post an update here once the IRS determines that the system is ready for e-File. ...
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    Even though the new tax bill won’t be signed until January 3rd of 2018, the effects are already being seen; “AT&T, Comcast giving $1000 bonuses to hundreds of thousands of workers after tax bill“. Most taxpayers will see a decrease in taxes beginning in 2018 because the tax brackets are going from the current levels of ...
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    In an effort to thwart cyber-criminals, e-Services has launched an enhanced authentication process. The purpose is twofold; to make sure the person registering is who they say they are, and to strengthen security through a two-factor authentication process. So if you have not yet created a Secure Access account, then you should review the requirements ...
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    Spoiler Alert…. still down and the IRS moves slowly! Long story short…. the E-Services update is taking forever! You are still unable to apply for an additional EFIN or modify an existing one. Please read the IRS’s most recent information release below. e-file News for Large and Mid-Size Corporations October 27, 2017 Useful Links: ...
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    IRS just sent out the email below with some important information related to PTINs’! Dear Tax Professional, Congratulations! To thank you for repeatedly renewing your Preparer Tax Identification Number (PTIN) early, you have the opportunity to renew your PTIN before the season opens to other tax return preparers. The PTIN system is ready to accept ...
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