Update: IRS re: Disaster Assistance Self-Study - Record Reconstruction IRS Self Record Reconstruction
Tax-Exempt Organizations Affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma Granted Tax Relief Tax-Exempt Org Tax Relief
IRS Tax Relief in Disaster Situations Tax Relief in Disaster
So far, the IRS filing and payment relief applies to the following localities identified by FEMA for Individual Assistance due to Hurricane Irma:
In U.S. Virgin Islands: The islands of St. John and St. Thomas.
In Puerto Rico: The municipalities of Culebra, Vieques, Canóvanas and Loíza.
In Florida: The counties of Brevard, Broward, Charlotte, Citrus, Clay, Collier, DeSoto, Duval, Flagler, Glades, Hardee, Hendry, Hernando, Highlands, Hillsborough, Indian River, Lake, Lee, Manatee, Marion, Martin, Miami-Dade, Monroe, Okeechobee, Orange, Osceola, Palm Beach, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, Putnam, Sarasota, Seminole, St. Johns, St. Lucie, Sumter and Volusia.
The Internal Revenue Service is offering tax relief for victims of Hurricane Irma, granting additional time to file tax returns and make payments. The IRS has set up a web page for the disaster with up-to-date information on help for victims of the hurricane. Help for Victims of Hurricane Irma
Please Note: the IRS issued this important news release: IRS Gives Tax Relief to Victims of Hurricane Irma; Like Harvey, Extension Filers Have Until Jan. 31 to File; Additional Relief Planned IR-17-150.pdf
To all our members in Florida, we hope that you are safe, sound, the flood waters have receded, and you soon all have your power back.
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IRS Provides Penalty Relief for Partnerships that Filed Late Returns in 2017
IR-2017-141, Sept. 1, 2017
WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today issued guidance providing penalty relief for certain partnerships that did not file the required returns by the new due date for tax years beginning in 2016. Read more…. https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/irs-provides-penalty-relief-for-partnerships-that-filed-late-returns-in-2017
NCCPAP in Action
NCCPAP was in Houston on August 3 & 4 at the Texas Association of Certified Public Accountants' (TACPA) annual meeting and CPE event. On hand from NCCPAP were Mary Duff, Chair of the Public Relations Committee, and Neil Fishman, Executive Vice President, NCCPAP.
Neil Fishman (center) with Frank Sands, TACPA President, and David Brown, Executive Director at the TACPA annual meeting
July's NPL Meeting
On July 20, 2017, Stephen Mankowski attended the latest monthly NPL meeting. On hand were Mel Hardy, Director, NPL, and IRS Commissioner, John Koskinen. Read Steve's update from the meeting
On Wednesday, July 12 - Thursday, July 13, 2017, NCCPAP was at the 2017 New York & Northeast Accounting Show & CPE Conference. Pictured below, Mary Duff and Stephen Mankowski working the NCCPAP booth.
June's NPL Meeting
On June 15, Steve Mankowski attended the monthly NPL meeting at IRS headquarters in Washington, DC. The two primary topics were updates related to PTINs and upcoming changes to the Online Services for Tax Professionals. Keep up to date and read more
NCCPAP Takes Its Tax Ideas to DC
Members of NCCPAP visited the White House, Congress, and the Internal Revenue Service during meetings in Washington, D.C. The 20 members brought with them their ideas on a number of tax-related issues, including identity theft, required minimum distributions, deduction of long-term health care premiums, tax preparation fees, rental deduction parity for S corporations, early retirement plan distributions, and the need for the IRS to have the authority to regulate tax return preparers. Read more ... NCCPAP May 11 in DC