Category Archives: Delays

IRS Fraud Filters Delay Tax Refunds

The IRS’s Failure to Establish Goals to Reduce High False Positive Rates for Its Fraud Detection Programs Increases Taxpayer Burden and Compromises Taxpayer Rights Over the past decade, the IRS has been significantly impacted by fraud and identity theft. To detect and prevent identity theft and other tax refund fraud, the IRS has established a…

When do I get my tax refund?

All sorts of factors can contribute to delaying when you receive your income tax refund. The official word from the Internal Revenue Service is that it takes up to 21 days after the IRS accepts your e-filed tax return to get your refund.  If you mailed your tax return, the refund process for those paper returns can…

Advice on Avoiding Refund Delays

The IRS has released another in its series of reminders to ensure “smooth processing” of 2018 returns and avoiding delay in refunds. Among their tips: Have all relevant documents, such as W-2s and 1099s, before filing a return. Taxpayers may also need a copy of their 2015 return. Beginning in 2017, taxpayers using a software…

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