The Internal Revenue Service's newly launched "Get My Payment" portal is not functioning for many taxpayers. Many taxpayers reported receiving a message stating, “Payment Status Not Available” despite having filed a 2018 or 2019 income tax return.
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The Internal Revenue Service has launched an online portal to allow taxpayers to check the status of their Coronavirus stimulus payments.
Coronavirus has changed nearly every aspect of our lives in just the past few weeks. Taxes are no exception. While many tax deadlines have been delayed, taxes have gained new importance as they relate the recently passed Federal stimulus payments. The following summary is the most recent status of stimulus payments for individuals and tax filing deadlines. For more details and the latest information visit https://newsandupdates.triumphovertax.com/blog.
Warm weather and less taxes?! For taxpayers in New York the combination may be too good to pass up according to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo.
Following President Trump's signing of a short-term funding measure today, the Office of Management and Budget issued a memo requesting Federal employees "reopen offices in a prompt and orderly manner."
The U.S. Tax Court has cancelled three weeks of scheduled trials due to the government shutdown. The cancelled trial schedules are the weeks of January 29, February 4, and February 11, 2019. The impacted sessions are as follows:
January 15, 2019, marks the due date for the fourth and final estimated tax payment of Tax Year 2018. Despite the Federal government shutdown that has left the agency closed for the last 24 days the payments are still due.
As a tax controversy attorney one of the most common questions I am asked is whether there is any truth in the tax settlement advertisements that are frequently on tv and radio. The short answer: the advertisements are based on a real program the IRS and State tax agencies have called an Offer In Compromise, but the commercials are misleading in how they present "pennies on the dollar" settlements as being available for everyone.
Everyone wants to maximize their tax refund or at least minimize what they owe. This dynamic can motivate less-than-honest tax preparers to use the following techniques to increase your refund. Know what to look for so you don't find yourself in hot water with the IRS or State.
The Internal Revenue Service has set the opening of the tax filing season despite an ongoing government shutdown. The IRS confirmed that it will begin processing individual income tax returns on January 28, 2019, and provide refunds to taxpayers as scheduled. The filing deadline to submit 2018 individual income tax returns is Monday, April 15, 2019.