Message Image  

NSA Blog

Tax and Accounting News for Practitioners from Main Street to Wall Street

  • Karen L. Hawkins announced this week that she has resigned as Director of the Office of Professional Responsibility at the IRS. Her last day as Director will be July 11 and she has released the following message. Director’s Farewell Message to Tax Professionals After 48 continuous years in...

  • Tips from the IRS The Internal Revenue Service today reminds tax-exempt organizations that many have a filing deadline for Form 990-series information returns in mid-May. With the May 15 filing deadline facing many tax-exempt organizations, the Internal Revenue Service today cautioned these groups...

  • The NSA will be conducting new programs in our series of ConnectED Webinars, which are approved for continuing professional education (CPE) by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA), Accreditation Council for Accountancy and Taxation (ACAT)...

  • Hello Everyone, I am John Everett, and I will be co-presenting with Cherie Hennig a series of four webinars on the Enrolled Agents Exam for the National Society of Accountants (NSA). Your enrollment in this series of webinars ensures that you will have access to this blog on exam preparation....

  • Filing your tax return this year comes with a new twist: confirmation of your health insurance. Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), taxpayers filing 2014 tax returns must attest that they had health care insurance since January 1, 2014 for themselves and their dependents. You will have to check...

  • April 15 is just over a week away and many tax preparers have fees in place for clients who bring their documents in at the last minute. Bloomberg recently published the article “ Procrastinating On Your Taxes? Your Accountant May Fine You ,” which quoted NSA President Marilyn Niwao. Of course,...

  • March 27, 2015 April 15 is just around the corner and the IRS wants to remind everyone that they offer free tips and email subscription services. More than 670,000 people are getting useful, one-page IRS Tax Tips sent to their email inbox this tax season through a free subscription...

  • Profile Picture

    IRS Releases 2014 Data Book

    March 25, 2015 The IRS released their 2014 Data Book this week, detailing their activity for the past fiscal year. “Fiscal Year 2014 marked the fourth consecutive year IRS appropriations were reduced,” said IRS Commissioner John Koskinen. “These reductions required us to change...

  • Nina Olson, National Taxpayer Advocate, recently presented her Annual IRS Report to Congress. One of the “Most Serious Problems” she covered was inefficient refund disallowance notices. By looking closely at the Taxpayer Bill of Rights, it becomes clear where the IRS is failing. The Service...

  • Tips from the IRS Many people who carry on a trade or business are self-employed. Sole proprietors and independent contractors are two examples of self-employment. If this applies to you, there are a few basic things you should know about how your income affects your federal tax return....

Subscribe by RSS

Stay Updated

 

 

One moment, processing...