The 80 percent e-file goal, in place since it was proposed in the IRS Restructuring and Reform Act of 1998, was a major contributing factor to the growth in electronic filing, despite the fact that it fell short of the 2007 deadline, according to the Internal Revenue Service Oversight Board.
Recently, the board proposed that the e-filing deadline be extended by Congress to 2012.
Register or login for access to this item and much more
All Accounting Today content is archived after seven days.
Community members receive:
- All recent and archived articles
- Conference offers and updates
- A full menu of enewsletter options
- Web seminars, white papers, ebooks
Already have an account? Log In
Don't have an account? Register for Free Unlimited Access