That email is NOT from the IRS. Also, be careful with your files, both paper and electronic, to avoid identity theft.
Agency offering carrots and sticks to force taxpayers and preparers to file electronically. Plus, tax benefits to remember this year.
The IRS assigns the numbers sequentially, but keeps some numbers on ice in case related forms are created later. No, form 1 is no longer in use.
Agency won't send flowers or chocolate, but it will be ready to process your return Feb. 14.
If your income is $58,000 or less, you can file free with tax software or at the IRS site.
The IRS has expanded the list of forms that won't be ready for filers until mid- to late February.
Those who itemize with Schedule A can't file until mid- to late February. This year's filing deadline is April 18.
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