Lost IRS Identity Protection PIN

Q: I’m trying to make an appointment and it’s impossible! I need my PIN number to file my taxes and can’t get anyone on the phone it tells me ‘we don’t have that info on file’ and hangs up! I try local office that recording tells me to contact IRS! Going in circles how do … Read more

IRS get my payment payment status not available?

In certain cases, the Get My Payment app will be unable to tell you the status of your payment.  You may receive this message for one of the following reasons: If you are not eligible for a payment (see IRS.gov on who is eligible and who is not eligible) If you are required to file … Read more

IRS Get My Payment Not Working?

Get My Payment will display one of the following payment statuses: 1. Payment Status (one of two statuses) – A payment has been processed, a payment date is available, and payment is to be sent either by direct deposit or mail. You are eligible, but a payment has not been processed and a payment date is not … Read more

What is the IRS Mileage Rate for 2020?

For the calendar year 2020, the IRS rate for the business use of an automobile is 57.5 cents per mile. For charitable use, the rate is 14 cents; for using an automobile for medical or moving purposes the rate is 17 cents.

How do I change my address with the IRS?

There are several ways to notify the IRS of an address change. 1. On your tax return If you change your address on your tax return, the IRS will update your records. 2. Notifying your local post office You should notify the post office that services your old address to ensure that your mail is … Read more

How long can the IRS collect taxes?

The IRS’ ability to collect taxes from you is restricted by the statute of limitations in Internal Revenue Code § 6502(a) Generally, the IRS may only attempt to collect unpaid taxes for up to 10 years from the date they were assessed. After this period, the IRS must cease any collections activity. Sometimes the statute … Read more

How many years back can the IRS audit?

The IRS can audit a federal tax return for up to three years from the date the return was filed. If you filed your tax return before April 15, then the deadline runs from the April 15 due date. There are a few exceptions. Some of the most common are: If you’ve left off more … Read more

Are there tax brackets for a nonresident alien?

On certain types of income, non-resident aliens are taxed at graduated rates (“tax brackets). There two types of taxing regimes for non-resident aliens: U.S. source income effectively connected with a U.S. trade or business If you have U.S. source income that is effectively connected with a U.S. trade or business, you are taxed at the … Read more

How do I Prove my Identity to the IRS?

You’ve just filed your tax return and are waiting for your refund check. Instead you get a letter asking you to verify your identity. Your first thought might be – am I in trouble? No, relax. It’s a very common letter. It’s typically sent when there’s a sizable tax refund and the IRS just wants … Read more