Tax preparation

The exterior of the Internal Revenue Service building in Washington.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

IRS loses appeal on new rules for tax preparers

WASHINGTON (AP) — The IRS has lost a federal appeal in a legal battle over its effort to institute competency exams and other new regulations for many paid tax preparers. The unanimous ruling Tuesday from […]

02/11/2014

The exterior of the Internal Revenue Service building in Washington.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

Shutdown delays tax filing season by 10 days

WASHINGTON (AP) — Taxpayers eager to get refunds will have to wait an extra 10 days to file their federal tax returns. The Internal Revenue Service said Wednesday the government shutdown has forced it to […]

12/18/2013

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Govt shuts more than 30 tax preparers in 6 months

WASHINGTON (AP) — As the April 15 federal income tax deadline approaches, the Justice Department says it has closed more than 30 unscrupulous tax preparers and tax fraud promoters in the last six months.

03/27/2013

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IRS: Delays caused by glitch shorter than expected

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Internal Revenue Service says refund delays caused by a glitch in the software some taxpayers used to file their tax returns will be shorter than initially projected.

03/27/2013

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IRS: Tax glitch affects about 660K returns

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – A tax-preparation glitch affecting about 660,000 tax returns will delay refunds by as long as six weeks, with customers of the nation’s largest tax preparer among those affected.

03/13/2013

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