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A U.S. Treasury check and a tax document are seen in a file photo. (iStock/Getty Images Plus) The IRS has started to distribute another round of refunds to some taxpayers who received unemployment benefits last year, the agency announced Wednesday Approximately 1.5 million taxpayers will receive refunds averaging $1,686 as part of adjustments made to […]

If you’re still waiting on your 2019 tax refund, you’re not alone. By the end of 2020, the agency still had a backlog of over 8 million individual returns and other transactions to process, according to a new report from the Treasury Department. Over 3.5 million individual paper returns are included in that backlog, along […]

kate_sept2004 | E+ | Getty Images If you haven’t gotten your 2020 tax refund, you are in good company. At the end of the 2021 filing season in May, the IRS had a backlog of 35 million tax returns that still needed to be manually processed, according to a report released Wednesday by the National […]

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — The Volunteer Tax Assistance program or “VITA” helps those with low to moderate incomes navigate the tax system. VITA offers tax help free to the disabled, the elderly, and limited English speakers. But due to the pandemic, VITA volunteers won’t be able to see as many people as they have in […]

Inmates at the Santa Rita Jail in Dublin were provided access to professional tax preparation assistance this spring to ensure that eligible taxpayers, even though incarcerated, received COVID-19 economic stimulus payments approved by Congress. The Sheriff’s Office collaborated with the Alameda County Social Services Agency (ACSSA) to provide inmates with tax assistance through the agency’s […]

Photo: LezeL (Shutterstock) If you claimed unemployment last year but filed your taxes before the new $10,200 unemployment tax break was announced, the IRS says you can expect an automatic refund starting in May, if you qualify. The tax waiver led to some confusion, given it was announced in the middle of tax season, prompting […]