Today, the IRS published the latest executive column, “A Closer Look,” which features Doug O’Donnell, IRS Deputy Commissioner, Services & Enforcement, encouraging taxpayers not to wait to file their tax returns. “Every year, millions of people need more time to file their taxes and many focus their attention on the mid-October filing extension deadline,” said O’Donnell. “This year, there are special factors at play that make it even more important for people to make sure they don’t wait to file until the last minute before the Oct. 17 deadline and that, to the extent possible, they file electronically,” Read more here. Read the Spanish version here.
“A Closer Look” is a column from IRS executives that covers a variety of timely issues of interest to taxpayers and the tax community. It also provides a detailed look at key issues affecting everything from IRS operations and employees to issues involving taxpayers and tax professionals.
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