The IRS also reminds taxpayers that they should keep copies of their prior-year tax returns for at least three years.
"The IRS strongly encourages people to file their tax returns electronically for faster refunds", the US tax agency said in a statement.
According to the plea agreement, John's motive was to build and maintain a reputation for getting large refunds to increase his client base, which would generate more fees.
As if it wasn't already clear that the IRS faces challenges in implementing the new GOP tax law, a new report by the agency's independent taxpayer advocate warns just how daunting a task the agency has on its hands.
"Olson noted that funding for the IRS has fallen since 2010 by about 20 percent, in inflation-adjusted terms, and these "cuts have rendered the IRS unable to provide acceptable levels of taxpayer service", adding that "'shortcuts" have become the norm and "shortcuts' are incompatible with high-quality tax administration". "It cannot answer the phone calls it now receives, much less the phone calls it can expect to receive in light of tax reform, without adequate funding".
The IRS has estimated it will need some $495 million in the next two fiscal years to implement the law, which will include programming and systems updates, answering calls, revising regulations, and training employees, Ms. Olson wrote.
Despite the pointed failure of similar efforts in the past, Congress passed a law in 2015 requiring the IRS to use outside contractors to make a dent in the $138 billion that taxpayers owe the government.
It's not clear, however, how willing the Republican-controlled Congress will be to augment the agency's budget. But Olson also wrote that the IRS has opportunities to improve even without more money.
Ecuador is looking for help evicting a yearslong tenant of the country's London embassy: Wikileaks founder Julian Assange . In 2016, a United Nations panel concluded that Assange had been "arbitrarily detained" and should be allowed to walk free.
He was a professor at the University of British Columbia from 1952 to 1960, where he began his work on DNA research. With a number of scholarships , Khorana went on to earn a doctorate in organic chemistry in 1948.
The Rochester-based company announced Tuesday that it's launching its own digital licensing and cryptocurrency similar to Bitcoin. This new system will allow photographers to register their work and receive payments much faster once they've been licensed.
Mr Wolff told BBC radio that his conclusion in the book - that Trump is not fit to do the job - was becoming a widespread view. Earlier on Saturday, Wolff said the revelations in his book were likely to bring an end to Trump's time in the White House .
Kerr's comparison to the Kardashians is spot on, as the Ball's even boast their own reality TV show nowadays. Earlier in the season, he said that Walton didn't know how to coach his son, No. 2 overall pick Lonzo Ball .
In Saban's 11-year tenure, no more than five Crimson Tide juniors have ever declared for the NFL Draft in one season. Ridley's 7-yard touchdown catch with 3:49 left tied the title game against Georgia and Alabama won 26-23 in overtime.
Atlanta Falcons offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian is a rumored potential candidate to replace Bevell. We go into a game knowing what the defense is going to give us, the situations we're going to be in".
The Metro Division team will be coached by Barry Trotz of the Washington Capitals and have the Caps' Alex Ovechkin as the captain. He's also known for making a splash on the red carpet, either at the all-star game or the NHL Awards show.
If Patricia does go to the Giants , watch out for Texans assistant and former Patriots linebacker Mike Vrabel in Detroit. Patricia will remain in full Bill Belichick , say nothing in any public way-mode until the Patriots' season is over.
Case in point: Its Tucson forebear featured a separate motor/drive unit and fuel cell stack, all packaged under the hood in front. When the Nexo arrives in early 2018, it will also debut several new driver assist technologies that are new to the Hyundai brand.
The Palace has already been including Meghan in its public posts, ever since she and Harry announced their engagement. She also authored a blog, The Tig, that she shut down in April as her romance with Harry became even more serious.
The Chiefs, after scoring 21 points in the first half, were shut out afterward and wound up losing 22-21 in the wild-card round. Nagy's luster took on a new shine late in the season when Reid handed off play calling duties to his young protegé.
Meanwhile, Hrithik will be seen as Patna-based mathematician Anand Kumar in a biopic titled Super 30 . Rakesh's tweet read, "Today is perhaps the best day to make the release day of Krrish 4 official".
The security forces are going after militants as part of "operation all out" and on the basis of a "hit list" of militants. Meanwhile, the Indian authorities have shut down mobile internet services in all districts of south Kashmir.
Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn and a lower-level foreign policy adviser to the campaign have pleaded guilty to lying to Mueller's investigators and agreed to cooperate with the ongoing probe.
Workers at the plant are expected to build 300,000 vehicles per year and produce the Toyota Corolla compact auto starting in 2021. They also announced small capital tie-ups, with Toyota gaining 5.05 percent of Mazda and Mazda getting 0.25 percent of Toyota.
Right now the Yankees have Luis Severino, Masahiro Tanaka, Sonny Gray, CC Sabathia and Jordan Montgomery in their rotation. In five years with the Pirates, Cole has a 59-42 record with a 3.50 ERA, averaging 156 innings a season in 127 starts.
The Un-carrier network is launching a new BOGO sale that includes discounts on some of the hottest smartphones in the market. Likewise, customers who buy a Galaxy Note 8 , S8 Active , or S8+ will get a $750 discount when they purchase a second phone.
That leaves all three sides with large differences to reconcile when they meet in Montreal Jan. 23 to begin a week of talks. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during a town hall in Halifax on Monday, January 16, 2017.
At least 50 helicopter rescues were conducted in parts of Santa Barbara County hard hit by flash flooding, fire officials said. At least six people have died from weather-related incidents, the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office said today.
James Rule, the Viking CEO, said: "Kato was an incredibly talented player, with a bright future ahead of him in rugby league". He had been due to travel to the United Kingdom this week to fulfil his dream of playing first-grade rugby league in Britain.
In certain cases, where servers aren't at risk from data theft, companies may decide speed is more important than security. Intel released its own performance information, though it showed just a slight impact for its 8th-generation Core chips.
Woong-chul Yang said: "Kia's connected cars will be both boundless and connected and offer a new kind of mobility experience". For example, the Niro EV Concept could theoretically limit its maximum power if it recognized a teen driver behind the wheel.
Although Democrats have a number of vulnerable incumbents themselves , several of the Republican retirements - including Reps. Royce won in 2016 with more than 57 percent of the vote, and Republicans hold a narrow edge in voter registration.