NEW 2021 REJECT CODE: F8962-070

This is the IRS’ top reject so far across the country, across all software vendors. Please disseminate this to your staff as you see fit. This reject occurs when the IRS database has record of any SSN on the return receiving an advance payment.Taxpayer, spouse, dependent.Even if they received an advance payment...

IRS TAX PAYER ID VERIFY TOOLS!

On November 17th IRS unveiled a new online identity verification process for accessing self-help tools. In our opinion, the IRS ID verify process was way overdue for an upgrade. Successfully verifying their old platform was an act of GOD. Rumor is... this process is much easier... probably because they outsourced...

CHILD TAX CREDIT/ ADVANCE CHILD TAX CREDIT

Here is a short update on what changed with the child tax credit & advance child tax credit. One year expansion for 2021 tax year only, per the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021) For tax year 2021, the Child Tax Credit is increased from $2,000 per qualifying child to:$3,600...

IRS WILL AUTO RECALCULATE TAXES ON UNEMPLOYMENT

To help taxpayers, the IRS annouced today that it will take steps to automatically refund money this spring and summer to people who filed their tax return reporting unemployment compensation before the recent changes made by the American Rescue Plan. Here is quick summary on the press release: Taxpayer who...