Non-Filers tool-Economic Impact Payment; low-income, homeless qualify

New Spanish language version unveiled   Who can get more Economic Impact Payment money for children IR-2020-83, April 28, 2020 WASHINGTON – The Internal Revenue Service today reminds low-income Americans to use the free, online tool Non-Filers: Enter Payment Info to quickly and easily register to receive their Economic Impact Payment. The IRS has recently released a […]

Economic Impact Payment – Get My Payment

To serve you better, #IRS has enhanced the “Get My Payment” online tool. If you have not yet received an Economic Impact Payment, check this resource again: #COVIDreliefIRS #IRS announces significant enhancements to the “Get My Payment” tool to deliver an improved and smoother experience for Americans eligible for an Economic Impact Payment. #COVIDreliefIRS The #IRS […]

May 5 Deadline; SSI recipients

SSI benefit recipients who don’t normally file a tax return and have eligible children must act by May 5 to add $500 to their Economic Impact Payments. Register with the #IRS Non-Filers’ tool: #COVIDreliefIRS – Spread the word on this ‘Plus $500 Push’ SSI and VA benefit recipients who don’t normally file a tax return and […]

National Enrolled Agent Week is February 2-8, 2020

Please join me in congratulating the National Association of Enrolled Agents, Florida Society of Enrolled Agents and the Suncoast Chapter of Enrolled Agents.  The first week of February 2020 is now officially known as National Enrolled Agent Week. Thank you Mayor Jane Castor for this honor and for displaying it on the City of Tampa […]

EA Proclamation from Tampa Mayor Jane Castor

EA Proclamation from Tampa Mayor Jane Castor

IRS updates per diem guidance for business travelers and their employees

IRS Statements and Announcements IR-2019-190, November 26, 2019 WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today issued guidance for business travelers, updated to include changes resulting from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA). Revenue Procedure 2019-48 (PDF), posted today on, updates the rules for using per diem rates to substantiate the amount of ordinary […]

Final Regulations confirm: Making large gifts now won’t harm estates after 2025

WASHINGTON — The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service today issued final regulations confirming that individuals taking advantage of the increased gift and estate tax exclusion amounts in effect from 2018 to 2025 will not be adversely impacted after 2025 when the exclusion amount is scheduled to drop to pre-2018 levels. Treasury Decision 9884, […]

Getting Ready for 2019 Taxes

Get Ready for Taxes: WASHINGTON – The Internal Revenue Service today urged taxpayers to act now to avoid a tax-time surprise and ensure smooth processing of their 2019 federal tax return. This is the first in a series of reminders to help taxpayers get ready for the upcoming tax filing season. To that end, a […]

Do Not Be A Victim of a Ghost Tax Preparer or Tax Fraud

By law, anyone who is paid to prepare or assist in preparing federal tax returns must have a valid 2019 Preparer Tax Identification Number, or PTIN. Paid preparers must sign the return and include their PTIN. But ‘ghost’ preparers do not sign the return. Instead, they print the return and tell the taxpayer to sign […]

Getting ready for Tax Year 2019