Tag Archives: Electronic tax filing

Last Minute E-Filing

      Today TaxMama  wants to give you a tip about efiling at the last minute.   Dear Family, Yesterday, as we were frantically trying to efile tax returns during the last few days of tax season, we got a really bizarre rejection notice. A couple, who have been married for decades, who are deeply into […]

Amending to Separate Returns

Today TaxMama hears from Dana in Florida with this question. “I am in a very nasty divorce. We were separated for the past 7 years and for 4 of those years I agreed to file as married filing joint. Can I now go back and re-file as married filing separate? It will not hurt me […]

Deadline for filing Tax Year 2007 Form 1041 electronically has been extended.

This just in from IRS about electronic filing and filing deadlines: In consideration of the provisions covering disaster assistance for affected taxpayers in the states of Louisiana and Texas, we will continue to accept Tax Year 2007 electronically filed Form 1041 returns through November 22, 2008. This change affects Production returns only. The retransmission of […]

Misaddressed Envelope

Today TaxMama hears from Rick in Washington with this problem. “I sent my tax return off on April 15th with my payment. The envelope was returned to us because we had mistakenly put our address sticker on the front. If we send this along in a new envelope, what are the chances that we may […]

Most Taxpayers Eligible to File Their Taxes Online for Free

Courtesy of Internal Revenue Service WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service and its private-sector partners today announced the Jan. 11 opening of this year’s Free File program. The free tax preparation and electronic filing initiative begins its sixth year with high customer satisfaction ratings. Most Taxpayers Eligible Seven out of 10 taxpayers — 97 million […]

Another Record-Breaking Number of Taxpayers Choose to Electronically File in 2007

[Courtesy of the Internal Revenue Service] WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service this year received nearly 80 million tax returns through e-file, breaking the record set last year. The 2007 level is up about 9 percent from the 73 million returns filed for the same period last year. Of the 139.3 million returns filed in […]

Electronic PIN Signature Required for 2008 e-file

Tax practitioners can e-file individual income tax returns in 2008 only if the returns are signed electronically using either the taxpayer’s Self-Select PIN, or a Practitioner PIN. Form 8453, U.S. Individual Income Tax Declaration for an IRS e-file Return, will no longer be used for paper signatures, but will be redesigned to transmit supporting documents […]

Tax Season Sets Records

2007 Tax Season Sets Records for E-file, Direct Deposit, IRS.gov WASHINGTON — The recently completed 2007 tax filing season set a number of electronic records, highlighted by over 76 million electronically-filed individual tax returns and more than 140 million visits to IRS.gov, the Internal Revenue Service said today. “E-file and our other electronic services helped […]