Taxpayer Information Accessed at IRS

The IRS announced late yesterday that criminals used taxpayer-specific data acquired from non-IRS sources to gain unauthorized access to information on approximately 100,000 tax accounts through the IRS online “Get Transcript” application. This data included Social Security numbers, date of birth…
Cook & Co. Staff Dining at Pappadeaux's

ALSEA 2015 Spring Seminar

The Alabama Society of Enrolled Agents held it’s Semi-Annual Board Meeting on Sunday May 17th in the Walker Boardroom at the Birmingham Marriott. We discussed all of the routine business that an organization like ours has to deal with, but…
Greg Cook and Reggie Wright Representatives of ALSEA

Practitioners Council Liaison Meeting

The IRS Small Business/Self-Employed Stakeholder Liaison Office holds semi-annual local liaison meetings at IRS headquarters in Birmingham for the tax professional community. These sessions are designed to share important information about IRS programs and issues with representatives of the various…

After Tax Season Hours

Our office will close at 5:00 pm on Wednesday April 15th and reopen on Monday April 20th at 9:00 am. Our normal hours after tax season are Monday through Thursday 9:00 am -5:00 pm Central Time.

Happy Easter 2015!

Bing Crosby recorded an Irving Berlin penned song in 1950, “Easter Parade”. The flip side of that record was a song entitled “I’ve Got Plenty To Be Thankful For”. That is my sentiment this Easter Sunday 2015. I’ve got plenty…

Closed Thursday 02-26-2015

We will be closed today, Thursday February 26, 2015 due to road conditions. Reopening on Friday is in question at this point, so if you have an appointment on Friday please confirm it by email or telephone prior to coming.…