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Internal Revenue Service

Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Preliminary IRS data on the 2023 tax filing season illustrates that the agency has recovered from pandemic disruptions, with a calmer tax season thanks to...
June 12, 2023Robert A. Weinberger
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Valentine’s Day might not be too festive for Danny Werfel this year. He’s got what will probably be the most difficult test of his professional...
February 14, 2023Janet Holtzblatt
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With the near-certain enactment of the Inflation Reduction Act, the Internal Revenue Service is on track for an $80 billion boost to its ten-year budget...
August 11, 2022Janet Holtzblatt
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Today’s advice: If you have not yet filed your federal income tax return, do not—repeat, do not—send the Internal Revenue Service a paper return—especially if...
April 14, 2020Janet Holtzblatt
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Last Friday, the IRS published its first set of proposed regulations for Opportunity Zones, a provision of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), that...
October 23, 2018Brett TheodosSteven M. RosenthalBrady Meixell
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The IRS is getting a lot of flak these days about lost emails and alleged politically motivated activity. But last week I ran into a problem that hit much closer to home. It appears that the IRS telephone help line is out of service, at least for my basic tax question. I needed to double-check an
July 7, 2014Roberton C. Williams