Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Beware of Phishing Emails Directed at Tax Professionals

Tax professionals—

  
The IRS, state tax agencies, and the tax industry ask that you take care when opening emails; several of this summer's phishing scams are directed at the tax professional community. 
   
Scammers are posing as a legitimate tax education software provider in an attempt to gain access to sensitive taxpayer information.

Thursday, August 10, 2017

IRS Reminds Truckers: For Most, Highway Use Tax Return Is Due Aug. 31

IR-2017-129, Aug. 10, 2017


WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today reminded truckers and other owners of heavy highway vehicles that in most cases their next federal highway use tax return is due Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2017.

The deadline generally applies to Form 2290 and the accompanying tax payment for the tax year that begins July 1, 2017, and ends June 30, 2018. Returns must be filed and tax payments made by Aug. 31 for vehicles used on the road during July. For vehicles first used after July, the deadline is the last day of the month following the month of first use.