IRS Releases Revised ‘Certificate of Foreign Status’ Form for Individuals

The IRS has a issued a new form that individuals who are not U.S. citizens or resident aliens can use to claim an exception from information reporting and backup withholding for certain types of income, including financial-institution deposit interest. Also in today’s Anthem: Legal Briefs, and the Question of the Week: “What should be done if the direct deposit of an IRS refund went into an account that doesn’t belong to the intended recipient?”

Compliance Question of the Week

What happens if a tax refund was automatically deposited into the wrong account?

Compliance Question of the Week

What should be done if an IRS refund direct deposit went into the wrong account?