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Tax return backlog is still 'crushing the IRS’ — and taxpayers — as pileup exceeds 21 million, agency watchdog reports

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Tax return backlog is still 'crushing the IRS’ — and taxpayers — as pileup exceeds 21 million, agency watchdog reports

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The IRS backlog of tax returns has swelled to over 21 million, despite efforts to clear the pileup, according to a watchdog report.

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IRS Commissioner Chuck Rettig testifies before the Senate Finance Committee on April 7, 2022.


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Published On: 2022-06-23, 14:28:57

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