IRS Rolls out Passport Certification Program - Michael Smeriglio

NTA Blog: IRS Rolls out Passport Certification Program, Refusing to Adopt Taxpayer Protections and Exclude Taxpayers Working with TAS

Article Published by: On Jan. 22, 2018, the IRS began implementation of the passport certification program. IRC § 7345 authorizes the IRS to certify a taxpayer’s seriously delinquent tax debt to the Department of State for the purposes of passport denial, limitation, or revocation. A seriously...

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National Taxpayer Advocate Releases Annual Report to Congress and Inaugural “Purple Book”

Article Published by: National Taxpayer Advocate, Nina E. Olson, has released her 2017 Annual Report to Congress, describing challenges the IRS will face as it implements the recently enacted tax reform legislation and unveiling a new publication, “The Purple Book,” that presents 50 legislative recommendations...

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