IRS Warns of New Email Phishing Scheme Falsely Claiming to be from the Taxpayer Advocate Service

The IRS today warned consumers to be on the lookout for a new email phishing scam. The emails appear to be from the IRS Taxpayer Advocate Service and include a bogus case number. Taxpayers who get these messages should not respond to the email or click on the links. Instead, they should forward the scam emails to the IRS at phishing@irs.gov.

 

 

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Seminars from the 2013 Forums Now Available at IRSNationwide Tax Forums Online


The IRS today reminds tax professionals that they can earn continuing professional education credits online through seminars filmed at the 2013 IRS Nationwide Tax Forums. The 14 self-study seminars are now available on the IRS Nationwide Tax Forums Online (NTFO) site. Self-study seminars provide information to students using interactive videos, PowerPoint slides and transcripts.

IRS Warns of Pervasive Telephone Scam

The Internal Revenue Service warns consumers about a sophisticated phone scam targeting taxpayers, including recent immigrants, throughout the country.

 

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Treasury and IRS Announce That All Legal Same-Sex Marriages Will Be Recognized For Federal Tax Purposes; Ruling Provides Certainty, Benefits and Protections Under Federal Tax Law for Same-Sex Married Couples

The U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service ruled this week that same-sex couples, legally married in jurisdictions that recognize their marriages, will be treated as married for federal tax purposes. The ruling applies regardless of whether the couple lives in a jurisdiction that recognizes same-sex marriage or a jurisdiction that does not recognize same-sex marriage.

The ruling implements federal tax aspects of the June 26 Supreme Court decision invalidating a key provision of the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act.

See full announcement here.

 

 

 

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Affordable Care Act (ACA) Tax Provisions-IRS

The Affordable Care Act (ACA), or health care law, contains many tax and other provisions for employers. The IRS will administer the tax provisions included in the law. Visit HealthCare.gov andSBA.gov/healthcare for more information on other provisions.

The Affordable Care Act (ACA), or health care law, includes new health insurance coverage and financial assistance options, including the Premium Tax Credit, for individuals and families. The IRS will administer the tax provisions included in the law. Visit HealthCare.gov for more information on coverage options and assistance.

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Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act-IRS

 FATCA Information Updated on Web Site


 

The FATCA web pages have been redesigned and updated. Additions include a  new landing page for US financial institutions  that  addresses  their FATCA responsibilities. Another new page provides information for governments interested in Intergovernmental Agreements (IGAs).  A link for the FATCA registration website will be added  in August, when the registration system opens.

More here.

 

 

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IRS Reminds Those with Foreign Assets of U.S. Tax Obligations

U.S. citizens and resident aliens, including those with dual citizenship who have lived or worked abroad during all or part of 2012, may have a U.S. tax liability and afiling requirement in 2013.

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Many Tax-Exempt Organizations Must File with IRS By May 15 to Preserve Tax-Exempt Status

A key deadline of May 15 is facing many tax-exempt organizations that are required by law to file annual reports with the Internal Revenue Service. Organizations will see their federal tax exemptions automatically revoked if they have not filed reports for three consecutive years.

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IRS Smartphone App IRS2Go–Now Available in Spanish

The Internal Revenue Service announced today the release of IRS2Go 3.0, an update to its smartphone application that offers practical tax tools and information for the first time in either Spanish or English.

The free mobile app offers taxpayers a number of safe and secure ways to access popular tools and the most up-to-date tax information. For the new version, IRS2Go is available for the first time in Spanish. The taxpayers’ phone language settings determine whether the IRS2Go content appears in English or in Spanish.

 

Click here for a list of the resources available via this bilingual app.

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