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Internal Revenue Service creates incentive program to resolve worker classification issues while also strengthening its compliance mechanisms By James F. Fitzsimmons Corporate Law Departments, October 2012 Last year, the Internal Revenue Service released Announcement 2011-64. This announcement outlines a new program—the Voluntary Classification Settlement Program—whereby taxpayers can voluntarily reclassify workers as employees for future tax periods in exchange for reducing their federal employment tax liability for the past nonemployee treatment.
IRS e-mail subscriptions—The good, the bad, and the inbox fillers By James Creech Federal Taxation, February 2012 The author's list of the best and worst IRS newsletters available for e-mail subscription.
The IRS: The taxman cometh By Stanley I. Foodman Federal Taxation, February 2011 In its latest budget proposal, the IRS requested funding to perform audits on 13,000 random tax returns—an effort to close the $300 billion-plus tax gap.
June 15, 2010 deadline for IRS / USDA consent forms Agricultural Law, May 2010 Note the new deadline to avoid any delays in the issuance of 2010 USDA program payments and the possibility of refunding 2009 and/or 2010 program payments