Today TaxMama® hears from Tom in the TaxQuips Forum with this issue. “I rolled over a 401k directly to a Roth IRA in 2010. I received a 1099 for this, but did not fill out an 8606 when I submitted my 2010 return. The plan was to report half of the taxable amount in 2011 and […]
WASHINGTON — The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service today issued proposed regulations for the next major phase of implementing the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA). Enacted by Congress in 2010, the law targets non-compliance by U.S. taxpayers using foreign accounts.
TIGTA Publicly Releases Report on IRS Customer Service WASHINGTON – The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) provides helpful and accurate tax law assistance, but taxpayers experience lengthy wait times to speak with assistors, according to a new report publicly released by the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA). The audit, a follow-up review to […]
Courtesy of NAEA IRS Commissioner Shulman sent two identical letters to Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-MT) and Congressman Pete Stark (D-CA) in response to the April 18 Senate and House letters sent to the commissioner expressing concern on the two-year limit on the innocent spouse rules. In the April 18 letters to IRS, […]