In our training for tax resolution we have always been told that tax returns usually take 4-6 weeks to post. Today I was shocked when a representative from Taxpayer Advocates alerted me that tax returns are taking up to a YEAR to post! The reason given was they are very busy this time of year. How can this be? Why does IRS not hire more people? The simplest answer: Because they can’t. The IRS agency has had extreme financial cutbacks; their workforce is dwindling, their funds are stretched, and their training seems to be subpar.
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