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TaxSlayer Pro clients can use banks to offer taxpayer refund advance


Six banks offering a taxpayer refund advance are supported by TaxSlayer Pro for the 2016 filing season. An advance on a tax refund is beneficial for both the taxpayer and an ERO, or an electronic return originator who is an authorized IRS e-file provider. Taxpayers can receive a portion of their refund within 24 hours of their return being accepted by the IRS,…

What Does MeF Mean To You?


Modernized e-File (MeF) is the new e-File processing system released by the IRS to replace their much older Legacy processing system. The biggest benefit for you, the tax preparer, is the real time processing of transmissions and acknowledgements. The IRS’s response time decreased from a 4-6 hour timeframe as in previous years to as little as every 30 minutes…