Disappearing brick-and-mortar offices undermine voluntary compliance, raising IRS costs. By Rick Telberg CPA Trendlines In case you haven’t noticed, the Internal Revenue Service has been retreating from local communities. SPECIAL REPORT – Fixing the IRS: IRS #FAILs at Online Services … Continued
How some savvy CPAs turn confusion into new billings. Join the survey, get the results By Rick Telberg CPA Trendlines Research The so-called Tax Cut and Jobs Act won’t officially take effect until next year, but professionals are already reporting … Continued
Tax professionals have a special duty to help. By Rick Telberg CPA Trendlines “Thank you for your service” isn’t enough. SPECIAL REPORT – Fixing the IRS: IRS #FAILs at Online Services Spell Problems for Professionals | Tax Accountants Fill the … Continued
IRS caught unprepared for the tectonic shift in the income-tax landscape. By Rick Telberg CPA Trendlines The gig economy is big and getting bigger. It’s service providers are making real money, but they’re often as lost as an Uber … Continued
It’s hard to tell. By Rick Telberg CPA Trendlines The good news: Identity theft is down. SPECIAL REPORT – Fixing the IRS: IRS #FAILs at Online Services Spell Problems for Professionals | Tax Accountants Fill the Breach of a Failing … Continued
Shoot-Yourself-in-the-Foot Dept.: Fee creep could also increase enforcement costs. By Rick Telberg CPA Trendlines Surely nothing ticks off a taxpayer more than having to pay a fee in order to pay taxes. But the Internal Revenue Service charges fees for … Continued
Why you shouldn’t worry… too much.
The demise of data-entry.
What you get for $87 per employee. By Rick Telberg CPA Trendlines What could be more frustrating than calling the Internal Revenue Service 14 times before finally getting through to an agent—and then the agent tries to answer your question … Continued
Step 1: Tell clients of new complexity – and your extra work. By Stephen Nelson Wow. This Sec. 199A deduction… a big deal, right? Lots of opportunity for taxpayers. Lots of complexity for their tax advisors. And basically, no time … Continued