Check the status of your Amended Tax Return

If you filed an amended tax return, here is what you need to know to check the status of your amended tax return. First of all the Where’s My Amended Return? gives you the status of your amended tax return. therefore, you can start checking on its status three weeks after you’ve mailed it. As a result, it can take up to three weeks before your amended return shows up in our system. You can

Telltale Signs of a IRS Scam

THE IRS (AND ITS AUTHORIZED PRIVATE COLLECTION AGENCIES) WILL NEVER: CALL TO DEMAND IMMEDIATE PAYMENT USING A SPECIFIC PAYMENT METHOD SUCH AS A PREPAID DEBIT CARD, GIFT CARD OR WIRE TRANSFER. THE IRS DOES NOT USE THESE METHODS FOR TAX PAYMENTS. GENERALLY, THE IRS WILL FIRST MAIL A BILL TO ANY TAXPAYER WHO OWES TAXES. ALL TAX PAYMENTS SHOULD ONLY BE MADE PAYABLE TO THE U.S. TREASURY AND CHECKS SHOULD NEVER BE MADE PAYABLE TO

IRS ALERT: Two New Tax Scams

The IRS remains on the lookout for tax scams that can blindside unsuspecting taxpayers. Now two variations of past scams are currently making the rounds. Here’s what you need to know: The new scams The SSN hustle. This scam resembles another where callers impersonate IRS agents. In this version, the scammer claims to be able to suspend or cancel your Social Security number (SSN) because of some overdue taxes. Even if you don’t answer the call,

Understanding why you received a notice from IRS

It is possible that this year, certain taxpayers will receive a CP2000 notice from the IRS. The Notice provides detailed information about problems identified by the IRS. Here is some information to help you understand why you received a notice from the IRS and what you can do: The IRS sends a CP2000 notice to the taxpayer when the information on a tax return does not match the data reported to the IRS by banks

ITINs are set to expire at the end of 2019

2 million Individual Taxpayer Identification Numbers (ITINs) are going to expire at the end of 2019. It is essential that taxpayers submit their ITIN renewal application early to avoid refund delays next year. The IRS will begin sending the CP-48 Notice in early summer to affected taxpayers. ITIN’s are used by people who have tax filing or payment obligations under U.S. law. They are also not eligible for a Social Security number. Taxpayers needing to renew

Did you miss the April 15th tax filing deadline?

Here is some useful information if you did miss the April 15th tax filing deadline. The April 15th tax-filing deadline has passed for most people. Taxpayers who did not file an extension and still have not filed their tax returns should file ASAP. You should do so even if you are unable to pay to avoid potential penalties and interest, which can continue to add up quickly. Penalties and interest are only added on unfiled

How you can pay your taxes if you owe the IRS

IRS offers taxpayers convenient, secure ways to pay their taxes throughout the year. Whether you e-file, paper file or are responding to a bill or notice the IRS offers secure ways to pay your taxes. It’s safe and secure. Here are some secure ways you can pay your federal taxes: You can pay using your bank account when you e-file your tax return for free using electronic funds withdrawal. Use IRS Direct Pay to pay

Owe the IRS? Make your Payment with DirectPay!

You can make a payment from your bank account directly to the IRS for your individual tax return, an amended tax return, an installment agreement, extensions, estimated tax payments, or payments related to various IRS notices. Direct Pay is available during the following hours: Monday to Saturday: Midnight to 11:45 p.m. ET and Sunday: 7 a.m. to 11:45 p.m. ET. You must set your payment up a day before you actually want them to receive

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