• Tax Refunds Will Go Out During Shutdown, Taking Pressure Off White House to Make a Deal With Congress

    13 days ago - By Fortune

    The Internal Revenue Service will issue refunds to taxpayers even if the U.S. government shutdown extends into the filing season, a decision that may reduce political pressure on Congress and President Donald Trump to reach a deal to reopen the federal government.
    "Tax refunds will go out," the acting director of the White House Office of Management and Budget, Russell Vought, told reporters at a briefing on Monday.
    In previous shutdown contingency plans, the IRS would accept tax returns during the filing season, but refunds would be delayed until the government was funded. Vought said the...
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  • Government Shutdown Is Causing A Lot Of Uncertainty As Tax Filing Season Approaches

    13 days ago - By NPR

    An extended government shutdown could make it harder for taxpayers to file their returns - and receive their refunds.
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