Tax Practice Management

IRS to Terminate Inactive EAs Who Haven't Renewed 

5/10/2021
IRS has begun sending letters to EAs with SSNs ending in 7, 8, 9, or no SSN, who have not renewed for the 2018 and 2021 cycles.

Practitioner Priority Service Transcript Request Issues 

5/4/2021
IRS has received complaints from tax preparers with Forms 8821 on file that transcript request calls are being transferred to the Automated Collection System.

IRS Extends Deadline to Respond to Continuing Education Audit Letters 

5/4/2021
In consideration of the extended tax filing season, EAs receiving CE audit Letter 5781 now have 60 days from the date of the letter to respond.

IRS Seeks Recommendations for Priority Guidance Plan 

4/19/2021
Notice 2021-28 invites recommendations for possible inclusion in the 2021-2022 Priority Guidance Plan. Please submit your recommendations by May 28.

Several Lockbox Addresses Closing in 2022 

4/12/2021
IRS is closing several individual payment P.O. boxes, also known as Lockbox addresses, in the San Francisco, CA and Hartford, CT areas as of January 1, 2022.