IRS announcement 1040 and Business Modernized e-File (MeF) Production Shutdown/Cutover Schedule.

The IRS announced the following shutdown schedule:

1040 MeF Production Shutdown/Cutover Schedule Shutdown begins on Saturday, November 22, 2014 at 11:59 a.m. in order to prepare the system for the upcoming 2015 Filing Season.

Business MeF Production Shutdown/Cutover Schedule
Shutdown is tentatively scheduled to begin on Friday, December 26, 2014 at 12:01 p.m.

PTIN Open Season

Renew your PTIN in 3 easy steps: 1. Access Your Account If you already have an online PTIN account, login now. 2. Renew Your PTIN Complete the online renewal application. You must verify your personal information and answer a few new questions.View a checklist of what you need before you get started. 3. Pay Your Fee Pay the…

Affordable Care Act – Individuals    

New IRS Publication Helps You Find out if You Qualify for a Health Coverage Exemption Taxpayers who might qualify for an exemption from having qualifying health coverage and making a payment should review a new IRS publication for information about these exemptions. Publication 5172, Health Coverage Exemptions, which includes information about how you get an…

IRS Releases Obamacare Draft Forms

Leaves No Doubt About Your Increased Reporting Responsibilities If you had any doubts about the impact of the Affordable Care Act on your upcoming tax season, the IRS has laid that to rest with the release of EIGHT draft forms for Obamacare compliance. The release includes the following:   Form 1094-B, the draft form for…