Federal government shutdown

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Shutdown Fallout: IRS Delays 2014 Tax-Filing Season

The 2014 tax-filing season, which was scheduled to begin on January 21, 2014, will be delayed approximately one to two weeks as a result of the recently concluded federal government shutdown, the IRS announced October 22.
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IRS Issues Statement on Resumption of Post-Shutdown Services

As IRS employees are returning to work following the conclusion of the sixteen-day federal government shutdown that ended late last week, the agency said on October 18 it is assessing the impact the work stoppage had on its national operations.
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Shutdown Forces IRS to Delay PTIN Renewals for 2014

The IRS reported on October 16 that Preparer Tax Identification Number (PTIN) renewals have been delayed for 2014 due to the federal government shutdown.
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The Fed Shutdown Just Keeps Getting Weirder

Oh what odd images the shutdown hath wrought. Here are some snippets of the federal government shutdown you may not know about.
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IRS Provides Update on Available Services During Shutdown

The IRS on October 8 posted updated information for taxpayers on its website about what services the agency can and cannot provide while the federal government is shut down.
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Rapper Nelly to Feds: No Work = No Taxes

Would you vote for a rapper for president? How about Congress? Don't answer too quickly. Whatever your politics, as the government shutdown wanes on, the rapper who calls himself Nelly is making more sense than any of our elected representatives.
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US Tax Court Cancels Trial Sessions Due to Shutdown

Due to the federal government shutdown that began last Tuesday, the US Tax Court in Washington, DC, canceled trial sessions scheduled to begin on October 7 and 8 in several cities throughout the country.
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IRS: Tax Refunds Suspended until Shutdown Is Over

Because of the federal government shutdown, the IRS will be unable to issue tax refunds until the stalemate in Congress is over, but the agency reiterated that all taxpayers should continue to meet their normal tax obligations.
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AICPA Creates Q&A Page to Help Practitioners During Shutdown

The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) has created a questions-and-answers page on the tax section portion of its website to help practitioners working to complete tax returns during the federal government shutdown.
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Shutdown Won't Halt October 15 Filing Extension Deadline

Despite the federal government shutdown that went into effect October 1, the deadline for many of the more than twelve million taxpayers who requested an automatic six-month extension from the IRS to file their 2012 tax returns and make payments will remain October 15.