Tax Notes Today (subscription required) 1/17/2019:  Underwithheld Taxpayers Get IRS Penalty Relief


Tax Notes Today (subscription required) 1/28/2019:  As Shutdown Ends, Practitioners Mull Filing Season Uncertainties – William Hoffman:


US News and World Report 1/29/2019:  9 Red Flags That Could Trigger a Tax Audit – Susannah Snider:


Accounting Today 2/9/2019: Dear Congress: What preparers would like to tell Capitol Hill – Jeff Stimpson:


Reuters 2/11/2019: Your Money: The IRS Form 1040 looks different, in more ways than one – Beth Pinsker:


Reuters 2/11/2019: Your Money: State taxes are too hard for mere mortals to compute – Beth Pinsker:


Accounting Today 3/5/2019: How preparers prepare: Do-overs heading into a unique season – Jeff Stimpson:



Accounting Today 1/9/2018:  The gig is up:  Clients with side jobs often neglect taxes – Jeff Stimpson:  https://www.accountingtoday.com/news/clients-with-jobs-in-the-gig-economy-often-neglect-tax-issues

Tax Notes Today (subscription required) 2/14/2018:  Early Filers May Have to Amend Returns Over Code Changes:


Accounting Today 2/20/2018:  Clients are confused about reform’s effects this season – Jeff Stimpson:  https://www.taxprotoday.com/news/clients-are-confused-about-tax-reforms-effects-this-season?feed=00000158-3f60-dcbd-abf8-ff7e9cbd0000

Tax Notes Today (subscription required):  2/23/2018:  Taxpayers, Not Tax Pros, Likely Users of Expected IRS Calculator – William Hoffman:  https://www.taxnotes.com/tax-notes-today/tax-system-administration/taxpayers-not-tax-pros-likely-users-expected-irs-calculator/2018/02/23/26xfw?highlight=hoffman

The Balance:  What the New Tax Law Means for Small Businesses and Freelancers – Jean Chatzky/Hayden Field: https://www.thebalance.com/new-tax-law-for-small-businesses-and-freelancers-4158519

US News & World Report 3/1/2018:  Don’t be Caught Off-Guard by the Consequences of Your Side Hustle – Susannah Snider:  https://money.usnews.com/money/personal-finance/taxes/articles/2018-03-01/the-tax-consequences-of-your-side-hustle

Tax Notes Today (subscription required):  3/19/2018:  Now Law, New Form 1040SR for Seniors Puzzles Some Tax Pros – William Hoffman:  https://www.taxnotes.com/tax-notes-today/tax-system-administration/now-law-new-form-1040sr-seniors-puzzles-some-tax-pros/2018/03/19/27w6d

Reuters/US News & World Report 3/20/2018:  A New Quagmire for Quarterly U.S. Taxpayers – Beth Pinsker:  https://money.usnews.com/investing/news/articles/2018-03-20/a-new-quagmire-for-quarterly-us-taxpayers

Accounting Today 3/20/2018:  Tax pros rate the season so far:  ‘Much busier, much sooner’ – Jeff Stimpson:  https://www.accountingtoday.com/news/tax-pros-rate-the-season-so-far-much-busier-much-sooner

Accounting Today 3/27/2018:  Refunds and rip-offs:  Are clients aware of scams? – Jeff Stimpson:  https://www.accountingtoday.com/news/refunds-and-rip-offs-are-clients-aware-of-tax-scams

Tax Notes Today (subscription required) 4/3/2018:  New Cryptocurrency Taxpayers Complicate Filing Season – William Hoffman:  https://www.taxnotes.com/tax-notes-today/tax-system-administration/new-cryptocurrency-taxpayers-complicate-filing-season/2018/04/03/27xn3?highlight=kubey

Accounting Today 4/6/2018:  IRS now processing “extender” returns – Jeff Stimpson:  https://www.accountingtoday.com/news/irs-now-processing-extender-returns

Tax Notes Today (subscription required) 4/9/2018:  New Cryptocurrency Taxpayers Complicate Filing Season – William Hoffman:  http://bit.ly/2FEvp3P

Tax Notes Today (subscription required) 4/18/2018:  Tax Day E-File Fail Stuns IRS, Worries Filers, Angers Congress – William Hoffman:  http://bit.ly/2w4ootA

Accounting Today 7-3-2018:  Preparers share their initial problems with the TCJA – Jeff Stimpson:  http://bit.ly/2lUSAj5

CPA Practice Advisor 7/25/2018:  National Association of Enrolled Agents to Testify at Senate Hearing on IRS Reform:  http://bit.ly/2uUkYH3

Senate Finance Committee Hearing written testimony and archived video:  http://bit.ly/2LtaMi5

C-SPAN – Senate Finance Committee Hearing 7/26/2018:  https://cs.pn/2OqkJvs

Accounting Today 7/26/2018:  Senators introduce Bill to make IRS more responsive – Michael Cohn:  https://www.accountingtoday.com/news/senators-introduce-bill-to-make-irs-more-responsive-and-accountable

Tax Notes Today (subscription required) 9/21/2018:  Payroll Companies, Preparers Hail Form W-4 Delay:  http://bit.ly/2P9sRR0

Accounting Today 10/2/2018:  Tax Pro’s biggest challenges for next season – Jeff Stimpson:  http://bit.ly/2NknnAQ

US News and World Report 10/4/2018:  What to Know About 401(k) Benefits for Student Loan Payments – Susannah Snider:  http://bit.ly/2CtPH34

Accounting Today 12/18/2018:  Cool for School: Credentials that appeal to tax preparers – Jeff Stimpson:  http://bit.ly/2SaC1OE

Tax Notes Today (subscription required) 10/29/2018:  Self-Prep Return Record No Worry for Tax Pros in Wake of TCJA: http://bit.ly/2EBxErU

Tax Notes Today (subscription required) 11/16/2018:  IRSAC Report Focuses on Funding, Free File, and Communications:  http://bit.ly/2T6xNro

Tax Notes Today (subscription required) 12/13/2018:  Contingency Fee Proposal Splits Practitioner Community:  http://bit.ly/2V4sRVv

Tax Notes Today (subscription required) 12/17/2018:  A Look Ahead:  Tax Pros Hopeful for Smooth Filing Season:  http://bit.ly/2LtpOC9

Tax Notes Today (subscription required) 12/20/2018:  Tax Pros Seek Smooth Transition as IRS Prepares for Fax Moratorium:   http://bit.ly/2EI6PDb

Older Articles:

Fox News How to Protect Yourself from Tax Fraud (April 2017):  http://video.foxnews.com/v/5393765550001/?#sp=show-clips

Associated Musicians of Greater New York – Allegro (April 2017):


nerdwallet, NewsOK, Gainesville Sun: Comb your Closet for Charity – and a Tax Deduction (April 2017):




New York Business Journal (February 2017):


IRS Selects New Advisory Council Members IR-2017-17 (February 2017):


Accounting Today 6/6/2017:  Preparers sound off on Congress’ IRS budget, priorities:


Accounting Today 6/13/2017:  Preparers list their biggest do-overs from last season


Accounting Today 6/27/2017:  Pitches and glitches:  Tax preparers discuss marketing goofs:  https://www.accountingtoday.com/news/pitches-and-glitches-tax-preparers-discuss-marketing-goofs

Accounting Today 6/30/2017:  Preparers chime in on recent PTIN ruling


Accounting Today 8/3/2017:  The Questions tax preparers just can’t ask clients


Financial Advisor 8/14/2017:  50% Tax on Missed RMDs May Be Waived (Jeff Stimpson)


Accounting Today 10/6/2017:  A prime challenge in M & A:  Retaining the clients (Jeff Stimpson)


Tax Notes Today (subscription required) 10/19/17:  IRS Will Require ACA Compliance in 2018 Returns:  https://www.taxnotes.com/taxpractice/tax-system-administration/irs-will-require-aca-compliance-coming-filing-season/2017/10/30/1x7fh?highlight=kubey

Reuters 11/14/17:  Your Money:  Minimal Relief from prospective death of the dreaded AMT