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Early Tax Filers Will Have to Wait for Refunds

Posted on 12/20/2013 by |Money and Work | Comments

Bulletin Today | Money & SavingsEarly 2013 tax filers expecting a refund will have to wait a bit next year. The IRS says it’s starting the 2014 tax season 10 days later than usual, on Jan. 31, as a consequence of the federal government shutdown in October. The 16-day closure curtailed most government operations and delayed the IRS from updating its processing systems for the new tax season. “The late January opening gives us enough time to get things right with our programming, testing and systems …