Launching the Season

Early issues, from fraud to the Affordable Care Act


The later start to the filing season resulting from last year's government shutdown shouldn't have been a major problem for most preparers, since they had the option of performing all the preparation work before the actual filing date -- but the shutdown did affect the IRS's ability to complete some key tasks for filing season readiness, according to Timur Taluy, chief executive of and ProTaxPro, and a member of the Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee.

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