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IRS Makes Approved Form 1023-EZ Data Available Online
 

IRS Makes Approved Form 1023-EZ Data Available Online

Posted: February 23, 2017
Publicly available information from approved applications for tax exemption using Form 1023-EZ, Streamlined Application for Recognition of Exemption, is now available electronically for the first time.


IRS "Dirty Dozen" Tax Scams for 2017
 

IRS "Dirty Dozen" Tax Scams for 2017

Posted: February 17, 2017
The annual "Dirty Dozen" list of tax scams highlights various schemes that taxpayers may encounter throughout the year, many of which peak during tax-filing season.

IRS Warns of Video Relay Scam Targeting Deaf and Hard of Hearing
 

IRS Warns of Video Relay Scam Targeting Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Posted: February 17, 2017
Be aware that con artists will use video relay services (VRS) to try to scam deaf and hard of hearing individuals. Deaf and hard of hearing taxpayers should avoid giving out personal and financial information to anyone they do not know.


Be Prepared to Validate Identity if Calling the IRS
 

Be Prepared to Validate Identity if Calling the IRS

Posted: February 16, 2017
The IRS is reminding taxpayers who have questions about their tax accounts to be prepared to validate their identity when speaking with an IRS assistor. This will help avoid the need for a repeat call.



Unverified e-Services Accounts Now Suspended
 

Unverified e-Services Accounts Now Suspended

Posted: February 6, 2017
As of Sunday, February 5, the e-Services accounts for users who failed to verify their identities with the IRS have had their accounts suspended.