Business View Magazine | February 2019

6 FEBRUARY/MARCH 2019 Opening Lines J ackson Hewitt Tax Service urges tax- payers to file over the next few weeks following the announcement that the federal government is only assured to be funded through February 15. “There is no guarantee that we will not see another shutdown, meaning the IRS could potentially be left short-staffed in the middle of tax season for an unknown du- ration,” said Mark Steber, Chief Tax Officer at Jackson Hewitt. “There have been many things for taxpayers to be concerned about this year when it comes to taxes. From the largest tax reform in 30 years to a govern- ment shutdown lasting over a month, tax- payers who feel uncertain about their taxes this year are not alone.” Surrounding the significant uncertainty, Jackson Hewitt recommends all taxpayers file early this year even if not used to doing JACKSON HEWITT ENCOURAGES TAXPAYERS TO FILE BY FEBRUARY 15