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How Many Fraudulent EIC Claims are Prepared by Paid Preparers?

By | December 1st, 2015|Categories: Editorial Commentary|Tags: , , |

Image courtesy of user Geralt on Pixabay.com This is something I’ve wanted to research for a long time. Paid preparers are saddled with increasing IRS requirements and scrutiny regarding the earned income credit. The IRS says this is justified because $14.5 billion EIC claims are paid in error. This represents 24% of all EIC [...]

TIGTA: Most Taxpayers Do Not Receive Quality Responses to Their Correspondence

By | August 11th, 2011|Categories: Potpourri of Tax Topics|Tags: , , |

The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration says the IRS is not giving taxpayers timely responses to correspondence.  In particular, the IRS is slow in responding to correspondence audits.  In a report titled "Taxpayers Do Not Always Receive Quality Responses When Corresponding About Tax Issues," TIGTA says: Two statistical samples and one judgmental sample from three [...]

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