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Date:December 22, 2006
Bulletin Number: 688
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Subject

Benefits of IRS e-File

Purpose

To notify agencies of the direct mailing by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) of e-File leaflets promoting the benefits of electronic filing of income tax returns.

 

Affected Employees
All employees.
Effective Date(s)

E-File leaflets should accompany paychecks and direct deposit advice statements on the payday following agency receipt of the leaflets.

 

OSC Action

The Bureau of State Payroll Services, Office of the State Comptroller (OSC), has partnered with the IRS to encourage employees to file tax returns electronically.  E-File leaflets promoting electronic filing, which were previously sent to agencies by OSC, will now be sent to agency payroll offices directly from the IRS with a cover letter from the Bureau of State Payroll Services.  Agencies can expect to receive the IRS e-File leaflets from the IRS in January 2007.

 

Agency Action

Agency payroll offices should distribute the IRS e-File leaflets with paychecks and direct deposit advice statements the following payday.

 

Questions

Questions regarding this bulletin may be directed to the Payroll Deductions mailbox.