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TIGTA, the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration is the IRS's watchdog. They look over the activies of the Internal Revenue Service to see if IRS is using time and resources effectively, and treating taxpayers reasonably.
Several years ago, I started tracking these holidays and doing an annual column on them for MarketWatch.com. They sound like a wonderful break for taxpayers, especially when it comes to buying all those back-to-school supplies, don't they?
A recent TaxQuips question was from someone whose Supplemental Security Income checks were about to be levied by IRS because he had not bothered to file tax returns for 2006 and 2007 - http://www.taxquips.com/index.php?id=1306 .
Los Angeles, CA - Sometimes, you just don't know whether to be disturbed or amused. TIGTA (the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration) just issed a press release about a recent audit project.
Los Angeles, CA - We're coming down to the wire. We've been working with certain clients for months, trying to nail down specific information or to clarify obscure information in the piles of documents they've brought us.
Los Angeles, CA - This morning there's an editorial by John Stokdyk,Technology editor of AccountingWEB.co.uk where he introduces a new sister site of AccountingWeb - www.BusinessCloud9.
Los Angeles, CA - A couple of weeks ago, in a breakfast meeting session of the San Fernando Valley Chapter of the California Association of Enrolled Agents, a question came up about how to handle the taxes on a lump sum payment of Social Secu
Los Angeles, CA - At this morning's SFV CSEA breakfast meeting, an interesting and not so unusual problem came up. Someone had a new client who owned several residential rental properties. The previous tax preparer was a CPA.
Los Angeles, CA - In this week's MarketWatch.com article I talk about the mortgage interest deduction.