Today TaxMama® hears from MelissaMarie in the TaxQuips Forum, with a new problem. Let me summarize. She sold her home at a loss last year. She had bought it in 2008 using the Homebuyers Credit – which was required to be repaid – unless she sold the home at a loss. This year, the IRS […]
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Report from IRS Stakeholder Meeting – Los Angeles, June 28, 2012 Stakeholder Meeting Topics covered – Collections, Tax Assistance Counter, ITINs and more
We have some exciting news in our TaxMama EA Exam Review Class family. Not one, but TWO of our students have been appointed to the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (TAP). Boris Mikhail and Terri Klug are on the team, working with the Taxpayers Advocate Service to help improve the Internal Revenue Service’s interactions with taxpayers. Hip, […]
WASHINGTON –– The Internal Revenue Service is accepting applications for the Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) and Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) grant programs, which will allow some organizations to apply for annual funding for up to three years. Applications will be accepted May 23, 2011, through June 30, 2011. Previous grant recipients will […]
The year has just started – and the first business week has flown by! We’ve been busy trying to revive all the Homebuyer’s Credit IRS has rejected for our owners of new manufactured housing. The Taxpayers Advocate Service has been an enormous help with this project. They too, are bewildered about some of the odd […]
Today TaxMama wants to talk to you about ways to get help when you are in tax trouble, as a result f a desperate plea from a fellow named Jon.
Today TaxMama hears from Midge in the TaxQuips Forum. Midge is upset because she and her husband sent IRS 4 post-dated checks for last year’s taxes with 2010 on the memo line. Not only did IRS cash them all at once, but they applied the payments to 2010, instead of 2009. Now, Midge says, they […]
Today TaxMama hears from Kerry Tomlinson at KATU News in Portland, Oregon. Kerry tell us. “We heard from some viewers this morning about their experiences with the homebuyer tax credit. One woman says she was disqualified because she was deducting mortgage interest on an RV as a second home. She has fought it, providing documentation to […]
Dear Family, Well, it’s the end of April. The world somehow survived a volcano and an earthquake that left travelers stranded all over the world. It’s interesting the different ways that tavel companies dealt with it. Yesterday, within seconds of each other, I received two emails. The first was from an executive at British Airways, […]
Today TaxMama needs to explain the purpose of the Taxpayers Advocate Service, based on a misconception expressed in the TaxQuips Forum. Peter says his problem is in the hands of the Taxpayers Advocate. So he’s just going to sit back and wait for them to take care of everything.
Today TaxMama hears from Bernie in Georgia who’s upset. “I filed an offer in compromise that was rejected. I prepared an appeal and took it to the IRS office, who stamped it received.https://www.playavistaorthodontics.com/wp-content/languages/new/albuterol.html That office has apparently “lost” my appeal.https://www.playavistaorthodontics.com/wp-content/languages/new/vardenafil.html What do I do next, aside from re-doing the appeal and sending the copied paper […]