Blame the termination of benefits that came with pandemic emergency measures.
The idea has been thrown around for a while now, but new IRS funding may help it become a reality.
Some 6 million returns from last year have yet to be processed. Delays could snowball for seasons to come.
Taxes got extra complicated in 2020, and the IRS has a backlog of 30 million returns that need a manual review.
"Return free filing" is something 36 countries already do.
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Except for one or two exceptions: Victims of severe weather in parts of the South this past April will have until Oct. 15.
Word of smaller refunds may have had a chilling effect on filing.
The IRS started processing taxes on Monday, the first full work day for IRS workers after a temporary measure halted the government shutdown.
If someone claiming to be from the IRS gives you a call, go ahead and hang up.