IRS Tax Refunds Still Late

COUNT ON, WGAL NEWS EIGHT AT 5:30 AM STARTING NOW. DANIELLE: NEWS 8 IS AT YOUR STATEMENTS TONIGHT, ANSWING YOUR QUESTIONS ABOUT YOUR TAX REFUNDS AND MANY OF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS. GOOD NIGHT. I AM DANIELLE WOODS. BRIAN: I AM BRIAN ROCHE. MANY OF YOU TELL US THAT YOU FILED YOUR DECLARATION 3 AND 4 MONTHS AGO AND STILL HAVE NO REFUND. HERE’S WHY. >> THE NATIONAL TAX PAYERS ‘LAWYER’S ANNUAL REPORT ISSUED TWO WEEKS AGO SHOWS 3AT5 MILLION TAX REPORTS STILL BEING HELD FOR MANUAL REVIEWS BY THE IRS. 35 MILLION, SO IF YOU ARE WAITING FOR YOUR TAX REFUND, YOU ARE NOT ALONE. THE REPORT INDICATES THAT THE STMO FROM THIS BACK IS BECAUSE THE PANDEMIC HAS LIMITED EMPLOYEE ACCESS TO IRS FACILITIES, WHICH MEANS IRS EMPLOYEES WORK REMOTE. IN ADDITION TO PROCESSING ALL THESE RETURNS, THE IRS HAS DISTRIBUTED STIMULUS CHECKS, CALCULATING OTHER TAX CREDITS AND REFUNDING TOO MUCH TAXES ON THE 2020 UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION. WANT TO CALL THE IRS? GOOD LUCK WITH TT.HA DURING THIS DEPT SEASON, HE HAS RECEIVED 167 MILLION CALLS, THIS IS A NEW RECORD. BUT IRTES LLS, THE NATIONAL TAXPAYERS ‘LAWYER, ONLY 7% OF THESE APPELLANTS ARE ACTUALLY SPEAKING TO A LIVING PERSON. THE NATIONAL TAXPAYERS ‘LAWYER IS AN INDEPENDENT ORGANIZATION THAT HELPS TAXPAYERS FREE OF CHARGE. YOU MAY CONTACT THEM FOR ASSISTANCE IN SEARCHING YOUR FEEDBACK. RN BRIAN: I HAVE A LINK TO THE TAXPAYERS ‘LAWYER WEBSITE MY FACEBOOK PAGE, BRIAN ROCHE WGAL. THEREFORE I HAVE ALSO POSTED A LINK TO THE IRS WEBSITE WHICH DETAILS WHY RETURNS ARE DELAYED AND HOW YOU CAN TRACK THE STATUS OF YOUR RETURN. RN IF YOU ASK FOR A REFUND YOU WILL GET INTEREST BUT IT WILL BE ABOUT $. 18 IF

IRS tax refunds still late

Millions of Americans are still waiting to get their tax refund from the IRS. WGAL hears many viewers asking them when they will get their tax refund. The National Taxpayer Advocate’s annual report released two weeks ago showed that 35 million tax returns are still awaiting manual reviews. So if you are waiting for your tax refund, you are not alone. The report says most of the backlog is due to the pandemic restricting employee access to IRS facilities, meaning IRS employees were working remotely. tax returns, the IRS also distributed stimulus checks, calculated other tax credits, and refunded the 2020 unemployment compensation tax overpayment. Trouble calling the IRS Good luck if you try to call the IRS about your tax refund. During this filing season, the IRS received 167 million calls, which is a new record. However, only 7 percent of those callers actually spoke to someone live, according to the National Taxpayer Advocate. The National Taxpayer Advocate is an independent organization that helps taxpayers free of charge. You can contact them for assistance in tracking your return. You can visit the National Taxpayer Advocate website here. You can read more about what the IRS has to say about tax refund delays here. You can also track the status of your return.

Millions of Americans are still waiting to receive their tax refund from the IRS.

WGAL hears many viewers asking them when they will get their tax refund.

the National Taxpayer Advocate Annual Report published two weeks ago showed that 35 million tax returns are still awaiting manual reviews. So if you are waiting for your tax refund, you are not alone.

The report says most of the backlog is due to the pandemic restricting employee access to IRS facilities, meaning IRS employees were working remotely.

In addition to processing all tax returns, the IRS also distributed stimulus checks, calculated other tax credits, and refunded tax overpayments on 2020 unemployment benefits.

IRS appeal problem

Good luck if you try to call the IRS about your tax refund.

During this filing season, the IRS received 167 million calls, which is a new record. However, only 7 percent of those callers actually spoke to someone live, according to the National Taxpayer Advocate.

The National Taxpayer Advocate is an independent organization that helps taxpayers free of charge. You can contact them for assistance in tracking your return.

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