2011 Refunds are delayed

Posted on Apr 17, 2012

Taxpayers are waiting longer for their tax refunds this year largely due to IRS efforts to catch fraudulent filings. According to a recent IRS report, the Service has identified more than 2.1 million fraudulent tax returns, many of which involve identity theft. IRS computers have had additional screening steps added which is the major factor in the refund delays.

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