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National Taxpayer Advocate Public Forum Transcripts

"[You] ask people, okay, if you had the choice between trying to find the answer to a government question online, yourself, or just picking up the phone and calling somebody, which would you pre...

2016 Nationwide Tax Forum Seminars available for CPE credit

If you did not attend the 2016 Nationwide Tax Forums this year, it's not too late to earn continuing professional education (CPE) credits. There are 13 interactive, self-study courses now available...

Important News: Some 2016 refunds won’t be released until after February 15

UPDATE: As the holidays approach, the IRS reminds taxpayers of refund delays in 2017. One of the biggest changes for taxpayers claiming the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) or Additional Child Tax C...

Four online ACA estimators help you prepare for tax time

Taxpayers and businesses can use these before filing their federal tax returns. Tax filing season will be here before you know it. As you plan and prepare your information over the next few months,...

New email scam uses fake IRS notices to solicit Affordable Care Act payments

Did you get a notice you thought was from the IRS? Make sure it is a real one before paying. The IRS has issued a warning to taxpayers and tax professionals about a new scam related to the Aff...

Premium Tax Credit: 3 ways to reduce the chance of owing taxes

This past filing season saw some people owing money at tax time that they didn’t expect. Why? Because they didn’t provide an accurate income estimate to the Marketplace when enrolling f...

Got a notice about a healthcare coverage related issue recently and not sure what to do with it?

With both the IRS and the Healthcare Marketplace sending healthcare notices out each year, you might be confused. We hope the information below will help you sort out why you received this message ...

ALERT: Parents and students should be on the lookout for potential tax scams

With students headed back to school in a few short weeks, parents and students alike should be advised of telephone scammers who target taxpayers during the back-to-school season. Such scammers dem...

Two new videos feature our Taxpayer Advocate Service Affordable Care Act estimators

Two new videos are now available that provide a brief overview of the four available Affordable Care Act (ACA) estimator tools. All of the easy-to-use ACA estimators are designed to help you estima...

Forum on taxpayer service in San Antonio, TX

National Taxpayer Advocate Nina E. Olson and Rep. Lloyd Doggett, a member of the House Committee on Ways and Means and the Ranking Member of its Subcommittee on Human Resources, held a public forum...

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