News

Taxpayers face overloaded IRS as filing season opens Monday

today01/24/2022 17

Background
share close

U.S. taxpayers, brace yourselves because tax filing season starts Monday and you can expect the task to be more cumbersome than usual this year. That’s due to an overloaded and understaffed IRS workforce, as well as complications from pandemic-related programs. White House press secretary Jen Psaki says the IRS has “unacceptable backlogs” and she says the customer service that people are receiving “is not what the American public deserves.” There will be plenty of new issues to navigate this year. For example, individuals who are eligible to claim the child tax credit and have gotten advance payments throughout the year may get a smaller refund than they’d normally see.

All contents © copyright 2022 Associated Press. All rights reserved

Written by: Editor

Rate it

Previous post

News

Maryland’s first lady tests positive for coronavirus

Maryland’s governor says his wife has tested positive for the coronavirus and is experiencing mild symptoms. Gov. Larry Hogan tweeted Thursday morning that first lady Yumi Hogan tested positive as part of their weekly testing regimen. The governor says his wife, who has been vaccinated and received a booster, will quarantine at the governor’s residence in Annapolis. He says he received negative rapid and PCR tests. The governor urged Marylanders […]

today01/21/2022 14

0%