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January 5, 2018

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Issue Number:  2018-1

Inside This Issue

 

  1. Tax Filing Season Begins Jan. 29, Tax Returns Due April 17
  2. Security Summit: Six Questions Preparers Should Ask Themselves about Office Security
  3. New Mailing Address for Form 8809; Faxes No Longer Accepted
  4. Jan. 17 Webinar: The Office of Professional Responsibility: What You Need to Know about Practicing before the IRS

 

1.  Tax Filing Season Begins Jan. 29, Tax Returns Due April 17

The IRS will begin accepting tax returns on Jan. 29, with nearly 155 million individual tax returns expected to be filed in 2018. The nation’s tax deadline will be April 17 this year – so taxpayers will have two additional days to file beyond April 15. 

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2.  Security Summit: Six Questions Preparers Should Ask Themselves about Office Security

Tax professionals can protect their clients’ data by simply looking around the office. Look for places where data is kept or stored and assess whether that data is secure. Keep in mind that unsecured data will not always be on a computer. In fact, securing office space is as important as securing computers. In assessing how secure an office is, preparers should consider six questions.

See Protect Your Clients, Protect Yourself for more.

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3.  New Mailing Address for Form 8809; Faxes No Longer Accepted

All Forms 8809, Application for Extension of Time to File Information Returns, filed on paper are now processed by the Internal Revenue Service Center in Ogden, Utah. These paper forms must be mailed. Faxes will not be accepted.

The mailing address is:

 

Department of the Treasury

Internal Revenue Service Center

Ogden, UT 84201-0209

 

The IRS will only grant extensions for very specific reasons. For example, records were lost in a disaster or someone responsible for filing the company’s returns has an unavoidable absence. 

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4.  Jan. 17 Webinar: The Office of Professional Responsibility: What You Need to Know about Practicing before the IRS

This Jan. 17 webinar features OPR Director Stephen Whitlock and includes a live question and answer session at the end of the presentation.

Topics include:

  • Regulations governing tax practice before the IRS (Circular 230, Rev. 6/2014)
  • Due diligence obligations of tax professionals
  • Overview of other key Circular 230 provisions
  • Practitioner responsibilities to their clients and to the tax administration system
  • Best practices for all tax professionals
  • Office of Professional Responsibility policies and procedures

Register for the webinar

Earn two CE credits in ethics

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