The Internal Revenue Service is beginning to release tax refunds for taxpayers who claim the Earned Income Tax Credit or the Additional Child Tax Credit after subjecting their tax returns to some extra scrutiny.
The Internal Revenue Service generally did a good job last season creating processes to handle some of the new provisions affecting tax season, according to a government report, but there were a few areas where it could be improved.
The Internal Revenue Service’s efforts last year to safeguard against identity theft by asking employers to file W-2 forms earlier and holding tax refunds longer if taxpayers claimed the Earned Income Tax Credit or the Additional Child Tax Credit did not always work, according to a new report.
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