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IRS Completes Updates for 2012 Filing System

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IRS tax formsThe IRS announced Monday that its systems are now operational for all remaining individual and business tax returns. In an early morning email to tax practitioners and software companies the IRS confirmed that it had completed testing of the last 28 tax forms that had been held up due to last minute tax law changes from early January.

All Systems Go!

The late start to the filing season and major changes to IRS and state filing systems has made 2013 a difficult year for America’s taxpayers. Typically, filing starts in mid-January with nearly all federal and state forms ready to process by the beginning of February. This year, the first returns could not be processed until the final days of January and even then many forms and schedules were delayed beyond that date.

The good news is that taxpayers that had been waiting to file can now get their returns done without worry that the IRS isn’t ready to process.

Remaining Tax Forms Now Being Processed:

  • Form 3800 General Business Credit
  • Form 4136 Credit for Federal Tax Paid on Fuels
  • Form 5074 Allocation of Individual Income Tax to Guam or the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands
  • Form 5471 Information Return of U.S. Persons With Respect to Certain Foreign Corporations
  • Form 5695 Residential Energy Credits
  • Form 5735 American Samoa Economic Development Credit
  • Form 5884 Work Opportunity Credit
  • Form 6478 Credit for Alcohol Used as Fuel
  • Form 6765 Credit for Increasing Research Activities
  • Form 8396 Mortgage Interest Credit
  • Form 8582 Passive Activity Loss Limitations
  • Form 8820 Orphan Drug Credit
  • Form 8834 Qualified Plug-in Electric and Electric Vehicle Credit
  • Form 8844 Empowerment Zone and Renewal Community Employment Credit
  • Form 8845 Indian Employment Credit
  • Form 8859 District of Columbia First-Time Homebuyer Credit
  • Form 8864 Biodiesel and Renewable Diesel Fuels Credit
  • Form 8874 New Markets Credits
  • Form 8900 Qualified Railroad Track Maintenance Credit
  • Form 8903 Domestic Production Activities Deduction
  • Form 8908 Energy Efficient Home Credit
  • Form 8909 Energy Efficient Appliance Credit
  • Form 8910 Alternative Motor Vehicle Credit
  • Form 8911 Alternative Fuel Vehicle Refueling Property Credit
  • Form 8912 Credit to Holders of Tax Credit Bonds
  • Form 8923 Mine Rescue Team Training Credit
  • Form 8932 Credit for Employer Differential Wage Payments
  • Form 8936 Qualified Plug-in Electric Drive Motor Vehicle Credit
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