Category Archives: Processing

The Taxpayer Roadmap

The Taxpayer Roadmap – An Illustration of the Modern United States Tax System The map below illustrates, at a very high level, the stages of a taxpayer’s journey, from getting answers to tax law questions, all the way through audits, appeals, collection, and litigation. It shows the complexity of tax administration, with its connections and…

Unpostable Tax Return

Every year, the I.R.S. works a large batch of resequenced tax returns also known as ”unpostable” tax returns. These returns have problems where the computer-encoded copy of a taxpayer’s return is rejected by the service’s central computer, often because of an error in recording a taxpayer’s name or Social Security number. The IRS advises taxpayers…

How many have received emails that tax returns are being accepted!

Congratulations! Accepted means your e-filed tax return has passed the initial inspection (Social Security numbers are correct, dependents haven’t already been claimed, etc.) and the government has your tax return. Consider acceptance as your official government delivery receipt. Turbo Tax Users H&R Block Users Does “accepted” mean my refund is approved? No – accepted means your tax return is now…

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