Read about the new due date for employers filing Form 967 and W-2s, enhanced security for TAP, income tax refunds, short-term lodging rentals, guidance for contractors, refund information, and more in the January 2017 issue of Tax Update - the Tax Commission's newsletter for the business community.
Published 01-25-2017 | Permanent link to this news item
tax pros general
In a recent email, the IRS warned that cybercriminals have new and clever email schemes where they pose as clients soliciting tax professional’s services.
These latest phishing emails come in typically two stages:
Tax professionals may think they’re downloading a potential client's tax information. In reality, the cybercriminals are collecting the preparer's email address and password and possibly other information.
The IRS urges tax professionals and tax preparation firms to consider creating internal policies or obtain security experts' recommendations on how to address unsolicited emails seeking their services. [Read more.]
TIP: Never respond to or click on a link in an unsolicited email or PDF attachment from an unknown sender.
Published 01-20-2017 | Permanent link to this news item
The following decisions were posted to the website in December 2016 and January 2017.
The decisions were issued in September 2016.
Published 01-19-2017 | Permanent link to this news item
BOISE, IDAHO — Jan. 18, 2017 — The Idaho State Tax Commission will start processing 2016 Idaho individual income tax returns on Jan. 23, the same date the Internal Revenue Service begins processing federal returns. (Read more)
Published 01-18-2017 | Permanent link to this news item
tax pros news release general
The following decisions were posted to the website in December 2016.
The decisions were issued in August and September 2016.
Published 12-30-2016 | Permanent link to this news item
The IRS and the Security Summit partners continue to see new e-mail phishing schemes emerge, and remind tax professionals to be on the lookout for these scams as tax season approaches.
The Security Summit effort just identified a new email phishing scheme targeting numerous tax professionals with the subject line "Mails on Hold!".
The IRS and Security Summit partners strongly urge people not to click on the links or attachments contained in these emails.
If you are a victim of an e-services scam, please contact the e-services helpdesk at (866) 255-0654 and report the incident to the FTC and TIGTA.
Published 12-29-2016 | Permanent link to this news item
Return to top of page
TAP Help (FAQs) »
Refund Info »
Search our site
Income tax due:
Tue., April 18