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IRS Clarifies New E-file Rules

By | May 23rd, 2014|Categories: Editorial Commentary|Tags: , |

(NOTE: after I wrote this, I have heard from two practitioners who have pointed out to me that until the IRS updates Publication 1345 or comes out with official guidance, they are not going to celebrate. The confirmation I got this afternoon was from the local IRS liason. These two practitioners both say they're not going [...]

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Questions to Ponder About New IRS E-file Requirements

By | May 22nd, 2014|Categories: Editorial Commentary|Tags: , |

UPDATE 5/22/14: The IRS has clarified the rules. Click here for more info. ----- I have questions for the IRS regarding the ridiculous new e-file requirements that make me get a photo ID and run a credit report on my clients. Here they are, in no particular order: Question One: How does this work for business [...]

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I Was Wrong: We SHOULD Be Outraged About the New IRS E-File Requirements

By | May 21st, 2014|Categories: Editorial Commentary|Tags: , |

A few weeks ago, I wrote that my colleagues in the tax world were being overly dramatic about the new IRS e-file requirements. I said I thought the requirement to take a photo ID and pull a credit report on clients applied only in limited circumstances that didn't apply to many of us. I was wrong. [...]

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