State of the IRS

Who is the Taxpayer Advocate, what do they do, what was in their latest report, what does this report mean, and how can tax practitioners assist in these efforts?

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  • (00:00) - Federal Tax Updates Episode 2
  • (00:38) - Introduction : Tax season has officially begun
  • (03:00) - What is the taxpayer advocate service?
  • (12:46) - The IRS did a poor job of answering phone calls in 2022
  • (22:29) - The divided Congress will make it harder to pass tax laws at the moment
  • (26:24) - Chapter 6
  • (30:54) - E-filing over paper filing returns & making direct deposits
  • (35:29) - Changes to the IRS take time, be patient
  • (43:36) - Wrap up and remember a lot of tax exemptions are reverting to pre-covid ways. Be prepared for those tough client talks
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Annie Schwab, CPA
Annie Schwab, CPA
Franchisee Operations Manager at Padgett Business Services
Roger Harris, EA
Roger Harris, EA
President at Padgett Business Services
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