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IRS Contracts with Private Debt Collection Agencies

IRS has contracted with private debt collectors to pursue overdue taxes.  These calls will start this spring but no start date has been determined. This comes as another attempt for the IRS to gain revenue [...]

By | January 27th, 2017|Comments Off on IRS Contracts with Private Debt Collection Agencies

2017 Tax Filing Season Opens

IRS Post: IR-2017-06 People have until Tuesday, April 18, 2017 to file their 2016 returns and pay any taxes due. The deadline is later this year due to several factors. The usual April 15 deadline [...]

By | January 25th, 2017|Comments Off on 2017 Tax Filing Season Opens

Special Rules Help Many People With Disabilities Qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit; Up to 1.5 Million Fail to Claim Valuable Benefit

IRS Newswire: Issue #IR-2017-07 The Internal Revenue Service wants taxpayers with disabilities and parents of children with disabilities to be aware of the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and correctly claim it if they qualify. [...]

By | January 24th, 2017|Comments Off on Special Rules Help Many People With Disabilities Qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit; Up to 1.5 Million Fail to Claim Valuable Benefit

The IRS’s Collection Powers – Know Your Rights

Unfortunately, when taxpayers wonder “Can the IRS really do that?” the answer is often yes. The IRS faces very few limitations when it comes to collection abilities. However, with Packey Law Corporation working for you [...]

By | January 10th, 2017|Comments Off on The IRS’s Collection Powers – Know Your Rights

Safeguarding Taxpayer Data – Security Plan

Cybercriminals want sensitive client information. As a tax professional, we take multiple steps to safeguard taxpayer's data by implementing and executing an aggressive security plan. It is a vital step our office uses to secure [...]

By | January 4th, 2017|Comments Off on Safeguarding Taxpayer Data – Security Plan