Many businesses are familiar with manual notice handling. It’s the default position for most startups. And for more established companies, it may be the permanent solution. Having qualified accounting professionals who are responsible for manually following up on the notices gives some owners and management...

Many businesses start out handling tax and compliance notices manually. That’s to be expected, as new enterprises may not yet understand how much time it can take or the scope of the responsibility. Unfortunately, they often underestimate the true cost of keeping up with payroll,...

LIVE in Times Square Celebrating the completion of MCIL this week in New York City, our CEO and Cofounder Amanda Reineke was featured on Morgan Stanley's Jumbotron in the center of Times Square. "The journey has been a once in a lifetime experience that has poised...

Cryptocurrencies have emerged from the obscurity of blockchain to the popularity of Super Bowl commercials. There are currently over 18,000 different virtual currencies, from Bitcoin and Ethereum to thousands of tiny or defunct currencies. They are everywhere now. The Internal Revenue Service ( IRS ) has...

Federal tax notices are frozen for much of 2022, but state departments of revenue have been busy sending notices out regularly.  While the IRS is struggling with larger mandates, more complex tax laws, and declining budgets. States are not facing the same issues. In fact, states...

The Taxpayer Advocate Service is an independent unit within the IRS that is charged with the mission to “strive that every taxpayer is treated fairly and knows and understands their rights.”   Most taxpayers and many preparers aren’t even aware that the TAS exists or what...

Up until 2015, people who wanted to file taxes electronically could do it very easily and the IRS had little power to verify that the return was legitimate.  This led to enormous abuses a decade ago and millions of dollars in fraudulent tax refunds being...

Rick Pinkerman, founder and CEO of NOTICENINJA, was joined by Brian Kelly and Patrick Morrissey of Cost Management Services to discuss Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) and how to standardize your notice compliance system. Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) is a federal tax credit available to...

Entering tax season 2022, the Internal Revenue Service still had a significant backlog of unprocessed tax returns and amended returns from previous years.  In some cases, computer generated notices related to these unprocessed returns have been going out, causing more confusion and frustration.  A large...