TAX SECURITY 101: TAX PROFESSIONALS MUST MAINTAIN, PROTECT EFINS; MONITOR EFINS, PTINS AND CAF NUMBERS

NSTPElectronic Filing Identification Number (EFIN), Fraud, Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN), Preparer Tax Identification Number (PTIN), Security, Security Summit, Uncategorized

The Internal Revenue Service and the Security Summit partners warned tax professionals that savvy cybercriminals target IRS-issued identification numbers to help impersonate practitioners as well as taxpayers.

TAXPAYERS WITH HIGH INCOMES, COMPLEX RETURNS: CHECK WITHHOLDING SOON TO AVOID A YEAR-END TAX SURPRISE

NSTPIndividual Taxpayers, Internal Revenue Service (IRS), IRS Withholding Calculator, Uncategorized

The Internal Revenue Service is urging high-income taxpayers and those with complex tax returns to check their withholding soon to avoid an unexpected tax bill or penalty when they file their 2018 federal income tax return in 2019.