Individuals e-filed a record 95 million federal income tax returns during 2009, up almost 6 percent from last year’s total of nearly 90 million. About two out of three taxpayers used e-file this year; out of the 141 million returns filed so far this year, over 67 percent were e-filed, compared to 59 percent last year.
With the tax filing deadline close at hand, here are the top 10 tips for taxpayers still working on their tax return. E-file your return. Consider filing electronically instead of using paper tax forms. Choosing to e-file is the best way to ensure your return is accurate and complete.
IRS Successfully Processing Tax Forms Affected by AMT Legislation WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service is now processing the five tax forms affected by legislation involving the Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT). On Monday, IRS systems began to accept and process returns that include the five affected forms. After several days of processing, the IRS has… Read More »
As some taxpayers begin to prepare their paper tax returns, the Internal Revenue Service notes that some may be sending their returns to a different service center than last year. Those who received a tax instruction booklet from the IRS in the mail and use the labels included with the booklet can be assured that… Read More »