Topics for Tax Professionals
Advance Notice for Tax Professionals
IRS sometimes releases Revenue Rulings, Revenue Procedures and other technical items in advance of publishing them in the Internal Revenue Bulletin. The full text of these advance items is available for retrieval through this page.
Industry Issue Resolution Program
The Industry Issue Resolution (IIR) Program resolves frequently disputed or burdensome tax issues. IRS solicits suggestions for issues for the program from taxpayers, representatives and associations.
Nationwide Tax Forum Information
The IRS Nationwide Tax Forums provide a great opportunity for tax professionals to learn the latest on tax administration and earn up to 18 CPE credits. Over 40 seminars and workshops make the Forums the first source of information for thousands of tax professionals. You can view eight seminars and the Form 990 workshop that were videotaped at the Forums. The PowerPoint Presentations from the 2008...
Business Name Change
Explanation to Businesses on what actions are necessary to make a name change.
Estate and Gift Taxes
The Estate and Gift Tax web site contains information that will give you a better understanding of how much money or property you can give away during your lifetime or leave to your heirs at your death before any tax will be owed.
Estimated Schedule for Posting Tax Products (Tax Forms, Publications, Instructions)
An estimate of the release schedule for the final version of tax products to be posted on IRS.gov.
Reporting Agents (RAF)
Reporting Agents have long served an important role in our nation’s tax collection system as a conduit between employers and the IRS. Reporting Agents improve the efficiency of IRS tax collection and compliance.
News From RAF -- IRS Online e-Services Available to Reporting Agents
Beginning June 2007, Reporting Agents, who are accepted participants in IRS e-file, will be provided access to TDS and EAR products tailored to meet their reporting needs.
A collection of links to State government Web sites with useful information for businesses. Whether you're already in business, just starting or expanding to a new state - there's something here for you!
Tax Professionals e-file Market Research Data
We are providing this information so you can view and use the market research gathered by the IRS for your own needs and for the purpose of letting you know how the IRS decides where to place advertisements
Tax Scams - How to Recognize and Avoid Them
To help the public recognize and avoid abusive tax schemes, the IRS offers an abundance of educational materials. Participating in an illegal scheme to avoid paying taxes can result in imprisonment and fines, as well as the repayment of taxes owed with penalties and interest. Education is the best way to avoid the pitfalls of these “too good to be true” tax scams.
Draft Tax Forms
Drafts of many of our tax forms are now available. Don't miss this opportunity to review the forms and send us your comments.
Join the Employee Plans News
A publication of the Employee Plans office of the Tax Exempt and Government Entities Operating Division, this newsletter is issued quarterly during the year and provides information about current developments and upcoming events within the retirement plan arena.
Internal Revenue Manual (IRM)
The Internal Revenue Manual (IRM) and the Chief Counsel Directives Manual (CCDM) contain the policies, procedures, instructions, guidelines, and delegations of authority which direct the operation and administration of the Internal Revenue Service. Topics include tax administration, personnel and office management, and others.
Main Index of Tax Topic Categories
An online version of our voice-response system. This area contains helpful tips and pointers to relevant resources for taxpayers.
Priority Guidance Plan
Information relating to the Priority Guidance Plan, including links to both the current and prior versions, and news or notices about the Plan.
A newsletter for employers, produced jointly by the Social Security Administration and the Internal Revenue Service.
Appeals... Resolving Tax Disputes
If you disagree with the results of an audit or IRS Collection actions, you may have the right to an appeal.
IRS Electronic Reading Room
This page provides a categorized list of IRS records and documents currently available on IRS.gov.
Subscribe to any or all of the IRS e-mail services identified below. These services which provide you with updates to tax related information on a local or national level. Each service individually describes the type of information you can expect to receive.
Tax Code, Regulations and Official Guidance
The place to start for researching publicly accessible versions of the Internal Revenue Code, Treasury (Tax) Regulations, or other forms of official IRS tax guidance.
Circular 230 Tax Professionals
The Office of Professional Responsibility (OPR) establishes and enforces consistent standards of competence, integrity and conduct for tax professionals enrolled agents, attorneys, CPAs, and other individuals and groups covered by Circular 230.
Resources for Tax Professionals
Names, numbers, lists and information that will help you work with IRS more effectively.
Tax Pro News and Events
Check here for the latest news of interest to Tax Professionals. We will update the page periodically as the news comes in.
Basic Tools for Tax Professionals
This tool is to help practitioners find information needed to better serve their clients. A one stop shop.
IRS Training Tools for Tax Professionals
This page serves as a clearinghouse of IRS training resources for tax professionals.
Page Last Reviewed or Updated: December 04, 2008