December 13, 2019
The IRS has announced that agents will begin conducting face-to-face meetings with individuals and businesses with ongoing tax issues. These meetings will take place in areas with a limited number of available revenue officers due to declining IRS resources. According to the agency, the primary purpose of the meetings is to make contact with taxpayers with a previously known tax issue that wasn't resolved through the mail. Initial face-to-face contact will almost always be unannounced. The IRS cautions taxpayers that visits from revenue agents shouldn't be confused as a scam. When an agent visits a taxpayer, he or she will always provide two forms of official credentials with a serial number and a photo. Taxpayers have the right to see both of these credentials. For more information, see www.irs.gov/newsroom/special- irs-efforts-to-focus-on-tax- compliance-education-begin . Fact Sheet 2019-15.
The Federal government retroactively extended many tax breaks that may affect your 2019 and 2018 tax returns. Extended tax breaks that impact personal income tax returns include:
It has come to our attention that at least one client has received an email appearing to be from “Steve Greer” that asks the recipient to click a link to retrieve documents. This email is a hoax and should be deleted immediately – DO NOT click on the link provided.
If you receive an email that appears suspicious, the first step you should follow...
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