Tax news sources
Taxation and investment go hand in hand. An investor should keep up with the tax laws for planning purposes. This page suggests several online resources.
IRS official information
- Publication 17, Your Federal Income Tax For Individuals
- IRS Newsroom, Latest News
- IRS Hot Topics, items of current interest
The IRS's search engine is available at the top of each page. Advanced Search should be used to narrow the scope of intended results.
For those looking for tax changes, every IRS form instruction contains a "What's new" section that's easy to read and is authoritative.
While third parties (those other than the IRS) can often times provide valuable insight, readers are cautioned that the IRS is the only official source of information.
Fairmark provides links to recent featured articles on tax planning and investing, plus an update on recent developments in legislation, IRS guidance, and at Fairmark.com.
Fairmark Newsletter, stay current on tax developments
- TurboTax Apology 2.0 (29 January 2015)
After getting an earful (and then some) from their customers, the folks at Intuit have come up with a new, improved apology for the mess they created in disabling features in some versions of their products, forcing many of their customers to buy a more expensive version. While they’ll need a few days to roll out […]
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- TurboTax Apology (24 January 2015)
Beginning last year, Intuit began disabling key features in some of its TurboTax offerings so users would have to upgrade to more expensive versions. The change rolled out a year ago to people who prepared returns online, and this year it also affects those who buy the software for installation on their computers (CD or download). For […]
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- Guide to Free Tax Filing (22 January 2015)
We've prepared a review of the various ways you can prepare and file your federal income tax return free of charge.
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- Can’t Find Pub 590? (19 January 2015)
Here's why you may not be able to find IRS Pub 590, dealing with IRAs, for 2014.
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- Internal Revenue But No Service (15 January 2015)
Taxpayer service levels at the IRS have been declining for the last ten years. In 2004, the IRS answered 87% of calls from taxpayers seeking assistance, with an average hold time of 2½ minutes. On its toll-free lines and in roughly 400 walk-in sites, taxpayers received help on a wide range of tax questions. Tax return […]
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- How do you keep up with the ever-changing tax laws?, forum discussion