IRS Warns Taxpayers against Scam Artists As of September 2016, the IRS has received numerous reports around the country of scammers sending fraudulent versions of CP2000 notices for tax year 2015. Generally, the scam invoices an email that includes the fake CP2000 as an attachment. The CP2000 is a notice commonly mailed to taxpayers through the USPS. It is never sent as part of an email to taxpayers.
Tax Deadline Changes Effective January 1, 2017 for 2016 and future returns: 1. IRS will be holding the refunds on Earned Income Tax Credit and Additional Child Tax Credit related returns until February 15. 2. Partnership and S Corporation returns have a new filing deadline of March 15 while C Corporation returns new filing deadline is April 15. 3. W-2 and 1099 forms now have to be filed on or before January 31st of the year following the calendar year to which the forms relate.