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If you prepare or help prepare federal tax returns for compensation, you must have a valid Preparer Tax Identification Number (PTIN) from the IRS. It only takes 15 minutes to renew your Preparer Tax Identification Number or PTIN. Find out how to renew in just a few easy steps. The IRS PTIN system also allows you to update your account information, view your continuing education credits, and mor...Thu, Sep 19, 2019
Subscribe to the NTA’s Blog and receive updates on the latest blog posts from Acting National Taxpayer Advocate Bridget T. Roberts. Additional blogs can be found at www.taxpayeradvocate.irs.gov/blog. Each December, the National Taxpayer Advocate identifies the Most Serious Problems facing taxpayers and makes recommendations for addressing them in the Annual Report to Congress (ARC). Eac...
Every year, the Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) helps thousands of people with tax problems. This story is only one of many examples of how TAS helps resolve taxpayer’s tax issues. All personal details are removed to protect the taxpayer’s privacy. The mission of TAS is to help taxpayers resolve problems with the IRS and recommend changes to prevent the problems. When constituents c...
The Internal Revenue Service is urging taxpayers to resolve their significant tax debts, $50,000 or more, to avoid putting their passports in jeopardy. If you owe $50,000 or more and haven’t made payment arrangements, please contact the IRS now to avoid travel delays later. Why is the State Department allowed to limit or revoke my passport due to unpaid taxes? In December 2015, Congress p...Tue, Sep 03, 2019
Subscribe to the NTA’s Blog and receive updates on the latest blog posts from Acting National Taxpayer Advocate Bridget T. Roberts. Additional blogs can be found at www.taxpayeradvocate.irs.gov/blog. In my first blog as the Acting National Taxpayer Advocate, I’d like to address a topic that has been in the news a good deal over the past year—“passport certification.&rd...Tue, Aug 20, 2019
The Internal Revenue Service recently launched the new Tax Withholding Estimator, an expanded, mobile-friendly online tool designed to make it easier to have the right amount of tax withheld during the year. The new Estimator features include: plain language to improve comprehension; ability to move back and forth through the steps and correct previous entries and skip questions that don&rsquo...Thu, Aug 15, 2019
Every year, the Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) helps thousands of people with tax problems. This story is only one of many examples of how TAS helps resolve taxpayer’s tax issues. All personal details are removed to protect the taxpayer’s privacy. TAS received a congressional inquiry where a taxpayer, living in a rural area, was unable to secure a tax account transcript. Without th...Thu, Aug 08, 2019
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Subscribe to the NTA’s Blog and receive updates on the latest blog posts from National Taxpayer Advocate Nina E. Olson. Additional blogs from the National Taxpayer Advocate can be found at www.taxpayeradvocate.irs.gov/blog Today is the last day of my tenure as the National Taxpayer Advocate. It has been a wild ride over these last 18 years. It will take me years to sort out what has gon...
Oil prices gained on Friday after OPEC's forecast for oil demand next year fueled hopes that the producer group and allies will maintain supply cuts when they meet to discuss policy on output next month. ...Fri, Nov 15, 2019
Amazon.com Inc on Thursday said it is contesting the Pentagon's award of an up to $10 billion cloud computing deal to Microsoft Corp , expressing concern that politics got in the way of a fair contracting process. ...Fri, Nov 15, 2019
U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Friday rejected any suggestion of bias in a Pentagon decision to award Microsoft Corp an up to $10 billion cloud computing contract, after Amazon.com Inc announced plans to challenge it. ...Fri, Nov 15, 2019
Malaysian budget carrier AirAsia Group Bhd said on Friday it would sell flights on more than 100 other global airlines as part of a push to boost revenues. ...Fri, Nov 15, 2019
Workers at South African Airways (SAA) downed tools on Friday in a strike over wages and job cuts that has forced the troubled state-owned carrier to cancel all flights and left its future hanging in the balance. ...Fri, Nov 15, 2019
Anti-government protesters paralyzed parts of Hong Kong for a fifth day on Friday, forcing schools to close and blocking some main roads, as university students barricaded campuses and authorities struggled to calm the violence. ...Fri, Nov 15, 2019
Hong Kong is expected to confirm on Friday it plunged into recession for the first time in a decade, amid concerns the economy could be in even worse shape than feared as months of anti-government protests take a heavy toll. ...Fri, Nov 15, 2019
Asian stocks jumped on Friday, lifted by White House comments that suggested the possibility of an imminent trade deal between Washington and Beijing, which revived hopes that their tariff war may be nearing an end. ...Fri, Nov 15, 2019
Devin Spencer has been on edge ever since Deere & Co. laid off dozens of his colleagues at its Harvester Works plant in western Illinois due to dwindling demand for farm combines. ...Fri, Nov 15, 2019
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba is set to price its first share sale in Hong Kong next week, raising up to $13.4 billion in what will be the largest deal in the city since 2010 and the world's biggest ever cross-border secondary listing. ...
The company reported 20 percent sales growth for 26 quarters....Fri, Nov 15, 2019
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Brazil has agreed to import a certain amount of wheat duty free....Thu, Nov 14, 2019
Peloton’s reported plan to increase less expensive equipment will help the company broaden its customer base, a Wall Street analyst says. ...Thu, Nov 14, 2019
Kalanick has sold $711 million of Uber shares over the past week....Thu, Nov 14, 2019
Stocks may pause after another record day....Thu, Nov 14, 2019
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi wants USMCA to be a "template for future trade agreements."...Thu, Nov 14, 2019
Health care is a 'right' and there may be an opportunity for a 'hybrid plan,' said Mark Cuban....Thu, Nov 14, 2019
U.S. poultry is flocking back to China....Thu, Nov 14, 2019
Xerox has reportedly offered to pay as much as $33 billion for HP....
Donald Trump called Marie Yovanovitch "bad news." ...Fri, Nov 15, 2019
CNN's Erin Burnett explains why House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's shift to accusing President Donald Trump of bribery is a significant move. ...Thu, Nov 14, 2019
• Live updates: Pelosi: What Trump did almost makes Nixon look small • Analysis: Bill Taylor is Trump's nightmare • Opinion: Voting for Trump cost me my friends ...Fri, Nov 15, 2019
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi argued on Thursday that President Donald Trump's actions in the Ukraine scandal constitute "bribery" and that Trump has admitted to it himself. She's the latest and most high-profile Democrat to use that word when describing Trump's conduct on the July 25 phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, which Trump has called "perfect." ...
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On Wednesday night, Sean Hannity was positively giddy. ...Fri, Nov 15, 2019
• Watch: Why Trump won't release his taxes ...Thu, Nov 14, 2019
• Watch: Russian media mocks impeachment hearings • Trump and Russia: President spoke of Russia probe audit with attorney general ...Fri, Nov 15, 2019
As experiments go, this one was pretty spectacular -- 19 hours, 17,800 kilometers (about 11,060 miles), 100 metric tons of jet fuel and not one, but two separate sunrises. ...Fri, Nov 15, 2019
The US Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning letter to Dollar Tree for receiving over-the-counter drugs produced by foreign manufacturers that have been found to be adulterated, including acne treatment pads and Assured brand drugs. ...
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