Tax pros’ top grumbles about the IRS coronavirus slowdown
People are going to have a lot of memories of the pandemic — but even as the Internal Revenue Service emerges from its COVID-19-imposed slowdown, tax preparers and taxpayers will likely list “frustration” as one of the biggest.
“Payments aren’t getting applied timely and properly," said Paul Gevertzman, a CPA and partner at Top 100 Firm Anchin in New York. "Erroneous notices are getting issued. They still need to be reviewed even if we think at first glance that it is most likely erroneous, and that is time-consuming.”
Troubles seemed to come in many areas, as tax professionals shared their biggest gripes with IRS performance.