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IRS Office of Appeals Pilots Virtual Service
 

IRS Office of Appeals Pilots Virtual Service

Posted: July 24, 2017
The Internal Revenue Service Office of Appeals will soon pilot a new web-based virtual conference option for taxpayers and their representatives. This virtual face-to-face option will provide an additional option for taxpayer conferences.


IRS Launches Country-by-Country Reporting Pages on IRS.gov
 

IRS Launches Country-by-Country Reporting Pages on IRS.gov

Posted: June 30, 2017
These pages provide background information on Country-by-Country Reporting, frequently asked questions and other helpful resources, including a list of jurisdictions that have concluded Competent Authority Arrangements with the United States.


National Taxpayer Advocate Reviews Filing Season, Identifies Priority Areas and Challenges
 

National Taxpayer Advocate Reviews Filing Season, Identifies Priority Areas and Challenges

Posted: June 28, 2017
National Taxpayer Advocate Nina E. Olson has released her statutorily mandated mid-year report to Congress. It presents a review of the 2017 Filing Season, identifies the priority issues the Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) will address during the upcoming fiscal year, and contains the IRS’s responses to each of the 93 administrative recommendations the Advocate made in her 2016 Annual Report to Congress.

NJCPA Members Turn Down Associate Member Change
 

NJCPA Members Turn Down Associate Member Change

Posted: June 14, 2017
Fellow members of the NJCPA voted against expanding the Associate membership category to include accounting and financial professionals who do not hold a CPA license.

Staffing Concerns Are Dominant Issue for CPA Firms in 2017
 

Staffing Concerns Are Dominant Issue for CPA Firms in 2017

Posted: June 14, 2017
Finding and retaining staff are the top issues facing CPA firms this year, and talent pool challenges are expected to have the biggest impact on public accounting practice operations over the next five years, too, new research by the American Institute of CPAs shows.

IRS Adds New Features to Taxpayers
 

IRS Adds New Features to Taxpayers' Online Account

Posted: June 13, 2017
The IRS has announced the addition of several new features to the online account tool first introduced late last year as part of the IRS’s commitment to improve and expand taxpayer services.