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May 8, 2012 - Phil Hodgen

JCT Staff knows IBS

I mentioned the Isaac Brock Society site in a meeting with Joint Committee on Taxation staff. They already knew of the site.

You go, IBS. 🙂... continue reading

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May 7, 2012 - Phil Hodgen

The actual paper we submitted to the IRS

This is the actual paper we submitted to the IRS about RRSPs and finding a simpler solution to the late Form 8891 problem. Co-authors are Steven Walker and mygoodself. This will be updated and revised. Stand by. The revision will likely occur on May 19 while I am flying from Los Angeles to Zurich.... continue reading

RRSPs
May 7, 2012 - Phil Hodgen

New York State Society of CPAs supports our RRSP paper

The New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants wrote a letter in support of our paper that we submitted to the IRS for fixing RRSP problems. Here it is.

Thanks Susan Brown Otto for setting this up and thanks to the NYSSCPA crew for the support.... continue reading

RRSPs
May 7, 2012 - Phil Hodgen

IRS meetings today about RRSPs

OK, possums. Today was a day of meetings, followed by dinner with my brother- and sister-in-law (hi, John and Jane) at The Old Ebbitt Grill. Now I’m back in my room at the Army and Navy Club on Farragut Square in Washington DC.

I promised a wrap-up blog post today on my meetings at the IRS, asking for ways to fix the problem so many people have with RRSPs and paperwork the IRS wants you to file, but about which you had no clue. This is a long post. Grab a cup of coffee. Or a martini.

Background

The State Bar of California Tax Section and the Los Angeles County Bar Association Tax Section have an annual trip to Washington DC each year.... continue reading

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