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2015 Tax Season Delayed

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Filing Season Delayed…AGAIN!

R&G Brenner has just been informed by our commercial tax software provider, that the IRS has indicated that the 2015 tax season (for filing tax returns for tax year 2014) will be delayed AT LEAST until January 23, 2015.  This means the season could potentially be delayed even beyond 1/23.

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Tax Filing Season Delayed Until January 31st

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IRS Accepting Returns January 31st

The IRS put everyone one notice not long after the end of the latest government shutdown that the 2014 tax filing season would be delayed by “1 or 2 weeks”.   Well not surprisingly, the IRS recently released that the first date that they will be accepting 2013 tax returns for processing will be January 31st:

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Delayed NY State Refunds Ready By August?

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NY State Says All Refunds By August

According to the New York State Department of Finance and Taxation, the remainder of all delayed refunds should be ready by “early August”:

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IRS Commissioner Fired Amid Scandal; Where’s My Refund!

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IRS Commissioner Fired

By Benjamin K. Brenner, President

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IRS Considers Delaying Refunds To Combat Fraud

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Will Refunds Be Delayed Next Year?

Acting IRS commissioner Steven Miller recently sat before a congressional panel and hinted that the best way to combat the explosion of tax fraud may be to either delay the tax filing season, or wait to release all refunds until after the filing season concludes on April 15th.

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Refunds Delayed For Some Low-Income Taxpayers

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Refund Delays For Some

According to a recent article, refunds are being delayed for some lower income taxpayers; especially those that file for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC).  The primary reason for the delay is these taxpayers tend to file early, and these returns are particularly susceptible to Identity Theft & fraud.  Highlights include:

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IRS: Can’t Claim Education Credits Until Mid-February

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Please read the following brief from the IRS.  Form 8863 (education credits) will not be accepted by the IRS until Mid-February.  An exact date has not yet been offered.  Any return that is Electronically filed with Form 8863 before the acceptance date will be rejected.  Any return that is mailed to the IRS will not be processed until education credits have been approved.  If you would like more information, please contact an R&G Brenner professional toll free (888) APRIL-15, or by clicking...

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Tax Filing Season Delayed Until Jan. 22 Or Later

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IRS Delays Filing Season And Refunds…Again.

By: Robert McCabe

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IRS Commissioner: Refunds Could Be Delayed Until March Or Later

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IRS acting commissioner Steven T. Miller recently sent a letter to a Ranking Member of the House Committee on Ways and Means.  In it he states that the Internal Revenue Service’s computer systems are programed to account for a AMT Patch like in years past.  However, the AMT is scheduled to expire when the clock strikes midnight tonight.  Without an AMT patch, not only would thousands of middle and lower income taxpayers see steep increases in their taxes, the IRS would have to reprogram their...

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