IRS Is Holding Millions of Tax Returns, Delaying Refunds

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The I. R s is holding up some 29 million tax returns for manual processing, which is contributing to a longer delays than a typical filing season. The National Taxpayer Advocate points to tax code changes. Limited resource is outdated. I T systems And a backlog of unprocessed 2019 paper returns as a cause for the delay. Most refunds are typically processed within three weeks, however, this year Some early filers have had to wait between six and eight weeks.

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