Taxpayer Advocate Service Resumes Taking Tax Return Cases

The National Taxpayer Advocate Service has resumed handling cases related to unprocessed paper-filed … [+] original and amended returns. (Photo by Alex Goodlett for The Washington Post via Getty Images) The Washington Post via Getty Images In a win for the nation’s taxpayers, the office of the National Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) has resumed taking … Read more

Private Agencies No Longer Authorized To Collect IRS Debt For Certain Taxpayer Accounts

IRS accounts for economically vulnerable taxpayers with delinquent taxes can no longer be assigned … [+] to private collection agencies. getty Ever since 2015, when the FAST Act once again allowed the IRS to issue contracts to private collection agencies (PCAs) to help collect delinquent tax debts, the National Taxpayer Advocate (NTA) has been concerned … Read more