Tax season is upon us and if you’re expecting an IRS tax refund you’re probably quite eager to see that check. After all, the IRS says the typical tax refund tops $2,600 – a nice chunk of change.
Normally, most taxpayers get their IRS refunds very quickly, especially people that file their tax returns electronically. In fact, the IRS says that 9 out of 10 refunds in 2015 will be issued in less than 21 days.
But an IRS tax watchdog says budget cuts will slow customer service at the IRS and lead to a nightmare 2015 tax-filing season.
So many Americans may be worried about not getting a speedy tax refund – or perhaps not getting a tax refund at all. [continue reading…]