Expect a messy tax season after last year's delays

Jan 17, 2022
Some 6 million returns from last year have yet to be processed. Delays could snowball for seasons to come.
File your taxes early, experts advise. Delays in moving last year's returns through the system could stall processing this year.
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Your tax refund may take a bit longer this year

May 17, 2021
Taxes got extra complicated in 2020, and the IRS has a backlog of 30 million returns that need a manual review.
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Pre-filled tax forms would save Americans time and money, research says

"Return free filing" is something 36 countries already do.
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Supreme Court rules Manhattan DA can obtain Trump's tax records, pushes back on congressional subpoena

Jul 9, 2020
The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a prosecutor’s demand for President Donald Trump’s tax returns as part of a criminal investigation.
The financial records are held by Trump’s longtime accounting firm, Mazars USA, which has said it would comply with a court order.
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July 15 is Tax Day. And the IRS isn't pushing it back any further.

Except for one or two exceptions: Victims of severe weather in parts of the South this past April will have until Oct. 15.
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Why the IRS has received 2 million fewer tax returns this year

Mar 13, 2019
Word of smaller refunds may have had a chilling effect on filing.
People are afraid to file their taxes — and accountants are moving slower.
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Tax season expected to be full of unknowns

Jan 28, 2019
The IRS started processing taxes on Monday, the first full work day for IRS workers after a temporary measure halted the government shutdown.
The U.S. Internal Revenue Service building is seen on the first work day for furloughed federal workers following a 35-day partial government shutdown in Washington, D.C., Jan. 28, 2019.
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Thanks to Equifax, the risk of fraud is higher this tax season

Jan 29, 2018
If someone claiming to be from the IRS gives you a call, go ahead and hang up.
It's that time of year again ... tax time.
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How the GOP tax plan changes the alimony equation

Nov 6, 2017
The Republican tax plan would change alimony from something that is treated favorably for the people who have to pay it to something that is more of a tax burden. That’s because alimony payments would no longer be deductible from income on the payer’s tax return. The change could make divorce settlements more difficult to […]

What do Trump's 2005 tax returns reveal?

Mar 15, 2017
The leaked returns offer a limited peek at Trump's taxes.
President Donald Trump attends a meeting on health care in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on Monday in Washington, D.C. 
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