• 'Groundhog Day' at IRS: Returns pile up, phone delays worsen

    5 days ago - By Stl Today

    An IRS watchdog says customer service issues are worsening at the tax-return-processing agency. A new report from the National Taxpayer Advocate says taxpayers are experiencing longer wait times on the phone, there's an even bigger backlog of paper returns than...
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  • 'Groundhog Day' at IRS: Returns pile up, phone delays worsen

    'Groundhog Day' at IRS: Returns pile up, phone delays worsen

    5 days ago - By Chron

    WASHINGTON - It's Groundhog Day at the IRS.
    After digging out of a daunting backlog from 2021, the agency has an even bigger backup for this tax season than it did a year ago and its pace for processing paper returns is slowing down, according to a watchdog report released Wednesday.
    The National Taxpayer Advocate, an independent watchdog within the IRS, also said taxpayers are experiencing longer wait times on the telephone, and delays in processing paper returns have been running six months to one year.
    The report on taxpayer challenges, which must be submitted twice a year to Congress...
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  • IRS tax refund delays: Finally, some good news if you've been waiting for a check

    5 days ago - By Fast Company

    Staffers at the Internal Revenue Service have been working overtime to get through a massive backlog of returns. They just reached a significant milestone.
    After months of updates about processing backlogs and lowered expectations, the Internal Revenue Service finally has some good news for taxpayers who have been waiting endlessly for a refund. The agency is about to finish processing all 1040 tax returns.
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