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IRS E-File Application Summary Required Prior to E-Filing with UltraTax CS and GoSystem Tax RS

IRS E-File Application Summary Required Prior to E-Filing with UltraTax CS and GoSystem Tax RS

If you haven’t already done so, you’ll need to provide a copy of your IRS e-file application summary before you can electronically file returns via UltraTax CS and GoSystem Tax RS. For UltraTax CS If you attempt to e-file returns in UltraTax CS without verifying your e-file application summary, you’ll receive the following message: “Your … Read More

IRS Warns Tax Professionals of Phishing Scam Targeting Practitioners

IRS Warns Tax Professionals of Phishing Scam Targeting Practitioners

As new IRS regulations implemented last year make it harder and harder for criminals to use consumer tax software to file fraudulent returns, they’re increasingly setting their sights on tax practitioners. More and more, hackers and fraudsters are attempting to steal sensitive client data, as well as hijack professionals’ tax systems (and EFINs) to use … Read More

Minimum Wage Updates—July 2016

Minimum Wage Updates—July 2016

Without much fanfare, several minimum wage changes occurred on July 1, 2016. Minimum wage increases usually take effect on January 1 of each year, but several areas—particularly localities—enacted changes in July due to increased pressure and publicity nationwide around minimum wages. Keep reading for a list of many of these changes and how Thomson Reuters … Read More

4 Types of Questions That Will Make a Splash Cultivating Relationships With Prospects via Email

4 Types of Questions That Will Make a Splash Cultivating Relationships With Prospects via Email

Understanding your clients’ needs is crucial to tailoring your products so they’re getting the most effective solutions but it can be challenging to ask the right questions. Jumping in feet first by asking the right questions can make a big splash. Here are four types of questions to ask when cultivating relationships with prospects. Reflective, … Read More