Daily Tax Update - September 30, 2015: Congress Passes Short-Term Continuing Resolution to Fund Government

Congress Passes Short-Term Continuing Resolution to Fund Government:  Today, the House of Representatives and Senate passed a short-term continuing resolution that would fund the government until December 11.  The bill also extends a ban on state and local taxes for Internet access until December 11.

TIGTA Releases Report Regarding Tax Correspondence With Overseas Filers:  Today, the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) released a report evaluating the process for sending tax correspondence to business and individual taxpayers who reside outside the United States.  TIGTA concluded that “the IRS generally does not know if international taxpayers receive the tax correspondence sent to them.  Without specific controls to monitor and metrics to measure international tax correspondence, the IRS cannot determine the impact of its international tax correspondence on taxpayer compliance.”