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Alaska Editorial: Holidays are over

...and taxpayers will receive their tax refunds much faster by using e-file with direct deposit," wrote the IRS' David Tucker. More than four-fifths of taxpayers filed electronically last year, he said.Updates of filing information are...
15th annual Yukon River Quest ready to row, or paddle

...Tim Ahern, Stormy Weathers, Heather Bell, Mike Gordon.17 - Tandem Canoe, mens, "The Unforgiven" Liam Ross, David Tucker.18 - Solo Canoe, open, "KETRZYN POLAND" Gienieczko Marcin.19 - Tandem Canoe, mens, "Round Side Down...
18 Juneau residents still owed tax refunds

...164.6 million undelivered refund checks to 111,893 taxpayers around the country, according to a news release. David Tucker, an IRS spokesman, said 18 of those taxpayers are in Juneau. He said the amounts owed to these people total at...
IRS changes deadlines for coming filing season

...Revenue Service has announced some changes to look out for. The first is the filing deadline this year will be April 18. David Tucker of IRS field media relations said this is because Emancipation Day, a holiday observed in the District of Columbia...
Reminder: Alaska Permanent Fund Dividend is taxable for adults, kids

...consider making an estimated payment when you get your permanent fund dividend, said Internal Revenue Service spokesperson David Tucker. The permanent fund dividend is taxable income for both adults and children.Special tax rules apply to children under...
IRS urges Alaska nonprofits to file returns We encourage everyone connected with a small nonprofit community group to make sure that their organization is aware of the law change and files their tax form before the Oct. 15 deadline. David Tucker Seattle Spokesman for the IRS
New tax form will prepare employers this year for 2011 requirements

...coverage under employer-sponsored group health plans. "Essentially, it makes that reporting optional in 2011," said David Tucker of IRS field media relations. He said the draft form includes the codes employers may use to report the cost of coverage...
IRS announces changes for tax liens

...obligations, and to make that as easy and efficient as possible, we want to remove any obstacles or burdens to that," said David Tucker of IRS field media relations. One change is the increase of dollar thresholds when liens are generally filed. This...
IRS reminds Alaskan tax preparers to renew PTINs

...implementation of steps Commissioner Doug Shulman announced earlier this year regarding tax return preparers," IRS spokesman David Tucker stated in a press release. "The process will help ensure taxpayers receive competent, ethical service from qualified...
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IRS warns of 'Dirty Dozen' scams

...retirement plans, disguised corporate ownership, phony wage information, misuse of trusts and fuel tax credit scams. David Tucker of IRS field media relations said it's important to highlight such activities this time of year because while some...


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