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IRS Announces 2015 Tax Filing Season Will Begin On-Time Starting Jan 20

The IRS today announced that the 2015 tax filing season will open on January 20th, an on-time start for the filing season, in spite of the potential delays brought on by the Congressional delay in passing the tax extenders package. Commissioner Koskinen had long been warning Congress that the prolonged uncertainty related to the tax law could cause delays in...

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IRS Commissioner Delegates Additional Authority to RPO to Implement AFSP Changes

As part of the changes brought about by the implementation of the Annual Filing Season Program, IRS Commissioner John Koskinen delegated additional authorities to the Director of the Office of Professional Responsibility at the IRS to handle certain additional proceedings. The additional proceedings include violations related to the limited practice rights of tax preparers who maintain their record of completion...