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IRS Identity Authentication Initiative – State Requirements

IRS Identity Authentication Initiative – State Requirements

On June 11, 2015, the IRS issued an announcement regarding the collaborative effort to combat identity theft and tax refund fraud. Thomson Reuters supports and is participating in this initiative. For the 2015 tax season, the IRS will not reject a return if this information is not included. Refer to state-specific User Bulletins or the … Read More

New York Form MTA-6 is Now Obsolete

New York Form MTA-6 is Now Obsolete

Effective with tax year 2015, the New York Department of Taxation and Finance discontinued the separate Metropolitan Commuter Transportation Mobility Tax (MCTMT) filing requirement. In 2015 UltraTax CS®, the New York tab located in File > Client Properties will no longer include a checkbox for the Metropolitan Commuter Tax (MTA). Preparers will still need … Read More

Free Source Document Processing for 5 Clients in February

Free Source Document Processing for 5 Clients in February

Sorting through an avalanche of client source documents is a busy season headache that most firms would rather avoid. If this sounds familiar, get your scanner ready for February 8 through February 13, 2016. On those days—and those days only—let us help you streamline your client source document management with free document source processing for … Read More

Use Custom Tax Codes for Integration with UltraTax CS and GoSystem Tax RS

Use Custom Tax Codes for Integration with UltraTax CS and GoSystem Tax RS

In Accounting CS, tax codes are a set of predefined groupings that are assigned to accounts. After assigning tax codes, you can generate reports in Accounting CS that list combined account totals for each tax code. You can also use tax codes to export amounts to other tax applications, such as UltraTax CS or GoSystem Tax … Read More