Tax | Taxation

Regulators get a head-start on tax season

In the run-up to tax season, the Internal Revenue Service, Congress and the Trump administration are already in high gear. The IRS has issued several notices with updates relevant to the upcoming tax filing season, and Congress – together with the Trump administration – is working hard to try to agree on a tax reform package which some say could be issued as soon as this year.

IRS updates

Updates issued recently by the IRS pertaining to the upcoming tax filing season (tax year 2017) and, in some cases, to tax year 2018 include:

Tax reform Recent actions within Congress and the Trump administration, and related developments within the accounting profession, include:

Learn more With changes taking place on the road to tax reform on almost a daily basis, and with the volume of updates from the IRS, tax professionals aiming to provide valued services should take some advice themselves and engage in a thorough year-end review.

The MACPA offers extensive continuing education programs in tax and other subjects, including a number of popular annual tax seminars. Some of these seminars offer a simulcast option so you can tune in from your home or office, in addition to the in-person option to interact with instructors face-to-face and network with your peers.

Choose from among the following programs; take advantage of early bird discounts; programs offered on multiple days can be taken individually or as a series:


Edith Orenstein