Tax news from around the web: April 23 – 27, 2018

Written on Apr 23, 2018

IRS to turn over tax collection accounts to private collection agencies – watch out for scammers, though!
The IRS is beginning to assign certain unpaid tax accounts to private collection agencies. The accounts to be assigned to the private collection firms involve taxpayers who have not paid their taxes for many years and who should be well-aware of their unpaid taxes.

Bunching charitable donations after the new tax law
Changes to tax law make it less likely that individuals will have a tax benefit from making charitable contributions. Find out how to deal with these developments for individual taxpayers and not-for-profit organizations.

AICPA wants IRS to change guidance on corporate tax overpayments
The AICPA is asking the IRS to amend the information it is providing to taxpayers in its Frequently Asked Questions pages about overpayments of taxes by multinational corporations on their 2017 tax returns under the new tax law.

Tech Corner – ‘Alexa, play my kid a podcast.' Parents look for screen-time alternatives
With all the warnings about the negative impact of screen time on children's weight, sleep patterns, and brain development, some parents are drawn to podcasts and smart speakers because they seem healthier.

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