While publishers and information providers chase new technologies to rework or transform their capabilities, we learn that the IRS relies upon software applications in use during the Kennedy Administration.
Tip of the hat to ATR. (However, I wonder if this is as “bad” a thing as ATR believes.)
While Donna Reed raised her TV family, the IRS was using its still existing (2015) software
2014 is here. 1984 is gone but lives on. The IRS tax season is about to begin and Obamacare has (sort of) gone into effect. And soon, the Corpus Juris Secundum yearly-updated Internal Revenue topic and volumes will be released in print and go live on WestlawNext. All is well.
With the repeated delays, the evidently unlimited administrative discretion in its enforcement, and general chaos, are the Affordable Care Act’s regulations worth reporting on? Due to these concerns, I wonder if legal or tax publications being released in early 2014 will be of any significant aid in complying with this Act. Stay tuned.
The National Archives posts what could be called an “historical document of the day” on its website. Today’s document is Form 1040 for 1913. It is not quite as Byzantine as a 1040 for 2012 but it is ugly enough. History teaches something even if that something isn’t a thing of beauty.