Entries by Chris

Highlights from the Summer 2022 Tax Security Summit

The IRS, state tax agencies and the tax industry – working together as the Security Summit recently concluded its summer series, Protect Your Clients; Protect Yourself. This campaign was a reminder for tax pros to focus on fundamentals of security and watch out for emerging issues when using cloud-based services for their practice.

IRS issues information letters to Advance Child Tax Credit recipients and recipients of the third round of Economic Impact Payments; taxpayers should hold onto letters to help the 2022 Filing Season experience

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service announced today that it will issue information letters to Advance Child Tax Credit recipients starting in December and to recipients of the third round of the Economic Impact Payments at the end of January. Using this information when preparing a tax return can reduce errors and delays in processing.

IRS issues standard mileage rates for 2022

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today issued the 2022 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical or moving purposes.

Security tip for tax pros: Remember to safeguard EFINs

Tax professionals are prime targets for criminals. These criminals not only want to steal client data, but also the professionals’ data, such as their electronic filing identification numbers. A thief who breaches the data of just one tax return preparer can get their hands on lots of other data. In fact, they can get personal […]

Advance Child Tax Credits Due Diligence

Did you know? Advance Child Tax Credits that were part of 2021 tax returns contain details that can easily be noted in the Wintax Due Diligence feature. Why not maximize our Due Diligence option to be sure you are maintaining information most important for your records? This feature not only allows you to craft your […]