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.
2019 income tax filing deadline extended
The US Treasury Secretary announced March 20, 2020 the deadline to file 2019 individual income tax returns has been extended to July 15, 2020. In a previously released statement, Oregon Department of Revenue indicated they would conform the state filing deadline with any changes made at the federal level. We will...
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...