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...

There is a disappearing notice that used to be essential for most tax returns. It’s the form 1099-G from state governments that tells taxpayers if they had a state income tax refund in the prior tax year. This form still gets reported to the IRS,...

Join our CEO Rick Pinkerman with VP and Payroll Lead Rebecca Harshberger from Entertainment Partners as they discuss the Best Practices for Filing Amended Returns. Use this link to view our Mini-Webinar on YouTube, previously recorded: https://youtu.be/rkyXmitYm18 ...

Let’s face it- the IRS is broken.  Decades of budget cuts and over a year of pandemic confusion have made dealing with the Internal Revenue Service harder than ever.  Consider: Only about 9% of people who call the IRS can get through to a live...

Join NoticeNinja CEO Rick Pinkerman in collaboration with Maggie Crowley and Karl Sussan of Leyton for a Mini-Webinar on the ABC's of ERC. Save up to $33K per employee. Agenda: The ABC's of ERC. What is ERC? ERC Gross Receipts PPP Loans Qualifying Wages Changes in...