The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has become increasingly active, implementing the controversial Paid Tax Return Preparer program and seeking increased disclosures regarding small businesses. OSCPA gained unprecedented access with Commissioner Doug Shulman and is fighting to make the concerns of Ohio CPAs known at the highest levels.

IRS news

  • IRS responds to OSCPA

    Sep 12, 2013
    Despite OSCPA efforts, and those of several other state and federal organizations, the IRS says it is sticking with its decision to retire the Disclosure Authorization (DA) and Electronic Account Resolution (EAR) eServices.
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  • IRS leaks thousands of social security numbers

    Jul 11, 2013
    Until several days ago, publicly accessible IRS databases containing information on millions of non-profit organizations did not have many donors' social security numbers scrubbed.
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  • IRS outlines recovery plan

    Jun 27, 2013
    The IRS deputy commissioner has released a report outlining plans to repair the damaged organization, especially in light of the recent scandal involving tax-exempt organizations.
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  • New IRS chief vows change as more bad decisions surface

    Jun 06, 2013
    The new acting commissioner of the IRS continues work to right the ship, while additional scandals surface about the beleaguered agency, including thousands spent on Gilligan’s Island parodies.
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  • IRS scandal continues to unwind

    May 23, 2013
    Disturbing abuses of power have been happening at the IRS. Calls have been made for heads to roll. But will it be hard to attach consequences to the responsible parties?
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  • What the IRS scandal means for tax reform

    May 16, 2013
    Reforming the complex U.S. tax code will take time and focus – and the IRS scandal could effectively derail Congress’ attention from this critical priority.
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