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Success Story: TAS Helps Taxpayer Get Amended Returns Processed

Every year the Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) helps thousands of people with tax problems. This story is only one of many examples of how TAS helps r. . . read more Mon, 18 Dec 2017 18:00:00 GMT

NTA Blog: Recent Court Decision Highlights the Impact of the Lack of Pre-payment Judicial Review of IRC Section 6707A Penalty

Subscribe to the NTA’s Blog and receive updates on the latest blog posts from National Taxpayer Advocate Nina E. Olson. Additional blogs from t. . . read more Wed, 13 Dec 2017 18:00:00 GMT

NTA Blog: LITC Program Office’s Latest Report Details Tireless Work of Those Giving Voice to the Voiceless

Subscribe to the NTA’s Blog and receive updates on the latest blog posts from National Taxpayer Advocate Nina E. Olson. Additional blogs from t. . . read more Fri, 08 Dec 2017 16:00:00 GMT

NTA Blog: Taxpayer Assistance Center Service Continues to Decline, Impairing Taxpayers’ Ability to Receive In-Person Assistance

Subscribe to the NTA’s Blog and receive updates on the latest blog posts from National Taxpayer Advocate Nina E. Olson. Additional blogs from t. . . read more Thu, 30 Nov 2017 18:00:00 GMT

NTA Blog: Thanksgiving wishes from the National Taxpayer Advocate

Subscribe to the NTA’s Blog and receive updates on the latest blog posts from National Taxpayer Advocate Nina E. Olson. Additional blogs from t. . . read more Wed, 22 Nov 2017 18:00:00 GMT

The 2017 IRS Nationwide Tax Forums a success for TAS

Each year, the IRS sponsors the Nationwide Tax Forums, a three-day series of tax education and networking conferences for tax professionals in cities. . . read more Tue, 21 Nov 2017 18:00:00 GMT

Success Story: TAS Advocates for Release of Levy due to Hardship

Every year the Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) helps thousands of people with tax problems. This story is only one of many examples of how TAS helps r. . . read more Mon, 20 Nov 2017 18:00:00 GMT

2017 Nationwide Tax Forum Seminars available for CPE Credit

If you did not attend the 2017 Nationwide Tax Forums this year, it's not too late to earn continuing professional education (CPE) credits. There are 1. . . read more Fri, 17 Nov 2017 19:00:00 GMT

NTA Blog: Caring about “Sharing” – The IRS Should Do More for Participants in the Gig Economy

Subscribe to the NTA’s Blog and receive updates on the latest blog posts from National Taxpayer Advocate Nina E. Olson. Additional blogs from t. . . read more Wed, 15 Nov 2017 18:00:00 GMT

NTA Blog: IRS Policy Needs to Reflect the Reality of Retirement for Today’s Taxpayers

Subscribe to the NTA’s Blog and receive updates on the latest blog posts from National Taxpayer Advocate Nina E. Olson. Additional blogs from t. . . read more Wed, 08 Nov 2017 15:00:00 GMT

NTA Blog: Appeals Should Accept Good-Faith Requests to Review Section 6702 Penalty Abatement Cases

Appeals Is Needlessly Turning Away Even Good-Faith Taxpayers Who Seek Administrative Review of Rejected IRC § 6702 Penalty Abatement Requests Su. . . read more Wed, 01 Nov 2017 15:32:00 GMT

Success Story: TAS Successfully Advocates to Remove IRA Rollover Penalty

Every year the Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) helps thousands of people with tax problems. This story is only one of many examples of how TAS helps r. . . read more Thu, 26 Oct 2017 21:15:00 GMT

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NTA Blog: IRS Should Identify Potentially Frivolous Positions in the Letters It Mails to Taxpayers

The IRS Should Specifically Identify Potentially Frivolous Positions in the Letters It Mails to Taxpayers, So As to Give Them a Better Opportunity to. . . read more Wed, 25 Oct 2017 22:45:00 GMT

You can sign up for healthcare insurance coverage starting November 1

Are you ready to secure health insurance coverage for 2018? Everyone will have an opportunity to sign-up for health coverage for next year starting on. . . read more Mon, 23 Oct 2017 14:45:00 GMT

Disaster Relief for Taxpayers Affected by California Wildfires

Taxpayers affected by the wildfires in California that began October 8, 2017 may qualify for tax relief from the Internal Revenue Service. The Preside. . . read more Fri, 20 Oct 2017 14:44:00 GMT

NTA Blog: Affordable Care Act Estimators - The Taxpayer Advocate Service Provides Self-Help Tools to Assist Taxpayers With Complex Affordable Care Act Requirements

Subscribe to the NTA’s Blog and receive updates on the latest blog posts from National Taxpayer Advocate Nina E. Olson. Additional blogs from t. . . read more Wed, 18 Oct 2017 21:00:00 GMT

NTA Blog: Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)- TAS Study Finds Informing Taxpayers Can Help Avert Future Noncompliance

Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC): TAS Study Finds that Sending an Informative, Tailored Letter to Taxpayers Who Appear to Have Erroneously Claimed EITC. . . read more Wed, 11 Oct 2017 12:55:00 GMT

NTA Blog: IRS policy weakens requirements for penalties

IRS Administrative Policy and Recent Litigation Weaken Supervisory Approval Requirement for Penalties Subscribe to the NTA’s Blog and receive u. . . read more Wed, 04 Oct 2017 20:57:00 GMT

Assistance available for taxpayers impacted by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria

The Taxpayer Advocate Service Puerto Rico office reopened Thursday, Oct. 12. However, the office is not open for regular TAS operations at this time.. . . read more Wed, 04 Oct 2017 14:00:00 GMT