Due to confusion about the filing of 2019 returns, the IRS erroneously sent CP59 notices to many taxpayers stating they had not filed their 2019 federal tax return. The agency has now issued a clarifying statement.
The IRS stated in a September 24, 2020 memorandum, it would treat September 15, 2020 returns and any elections filed on September 17, 2020, as timely if the September 15, 2020 filing was affected by a CCH e-filing system software outage.
The IRS reached a major milestone by accepting Form 1040-X, Amended U.S. Individual Income Tax Return, electronically. Now, taxpayers can correct tax returns with fewer errors and expedite processing.
The IRS is launching a new identity protection program that prevents anyone who has stolen your Social Security number from using it to file a fraudulent tax return. How does it work? Are you eligible for the program?