Tax Information for Tax Professionals
Proposed New Requirements for Tax Return Preparers
The Return Preparer Review final report is now available.
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009: Information Center
Update on the new economic stimulus legislation.
Open Season for Membership in the Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council (IRSAC)
The Internal Revenue Service is accepting applications to IRSAC beginning May 3, 2010 and ending June 18, 2010. IRSAC provides recommendations to IRS leadership on a wide range of tax administration issues.
Information Reporting Program Advisory Committee (IRPAC) Open Season
The Internal Revenue Service is accepting nominations to IRPAC beginning April 5, 2010 and ending May 28, 2010. IRPAC provides recommendations to IRS leadership on a wide range of information reporting and administration issues.
Disaster Relief Resource Center for Tax Professionals
Visit this resource center to learn how to re-establish your business after a natural disaster.
Redesigned Taxpayer Notices and Letters
See how the IRS has improved the clarity, accuracy, and effectiveness of written taxpayer communications
Section 7216 Information Center
Find information about Section 7216 including FAQs and revenue rulings.
Nationwide Tax Forum Information
Attend the IRS Nationwide Tax Forums to learn the latest in tax administration, mingle with industry partners, and earn CPE credits. Registration is now open!
Servicewide Key Messages for Tax Professionals
Quarterly messages for the tax professional community, including publications and educational products.
Change in Application for Employer Identification Number
The IRS has changed the application to assist taxpayers in identifying the correct responsible party when applying for an Employer Identification Number.
Partnership Resource Guide
The Partnership Resource Guide is designed to inform e-file audiences about new information and options available for tax preparation with articles and marketing and outreach tools that are intended to help all taxpayers to file taxes electronically.
IRSAC and IRPAC General Information
General Information on the Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council and the Information Reporting Program Advisory Committee.
Joint International Tax Shelter Information Centre
The Joint International Tax Shelter Information Centre (JITSIC) was created in 2004 by the IRS and the tax agencies of the United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia. In 2007, the Japanese National Tax Agency joined JITSIC. In 2009, the member countries identified initial focus areas for JITSIC in the Terms of Reference.
Make a Complaint Against a Tax Return Preparer
Use this site to find out how to file a complaint against a tax preparer.
Tax Practitioner Video and Audio Presentations
These short presentations are dedicated to helping the tax practitioner.
Treasury Department Circular 230 (rev. 4/2008)
Automatic Revocation for Not Filing Annual Return or Notice
New frequently asked questions and an audio interview discuss automatic revocation of tax-exempt status for organizations that fail to file for 3 consecutive years.
Form 990 Instructions and Background Documents
Major revision of annual return that most tax-exempt organizations must file; revised form must be filed starting with tax year 2008 (returns filed in 2009).
Tax Information on Donated Property
How donors, charities, and tax professionals must report non-cash charitable contributions.
The Tax Gap
This page provides information on the tax gap and efforts to reduce it as outlined in news releases, statistics and technical fact sheets.
The International Tax Gap
Find resources on this page pertaining to the international tax gap — the difference between the amount of tax that taxpayers should pay and the amount that is paid voluntarily and on time. The tax gap can also be thought of as the sum of non-compliance with the tax law.
Interactive Tax Assistant (ITA)
The Interactive Tax Assistant (ITA) is a new resource that provides consistent answers to a limited number of tax law questions using a probe and response process. The ITA will guide you to accurate answers that are not readily addressed through simple Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).
Page Last Reviewed or Updated: April 29, 2010