With the shutdown in its third week there had been mounting concerns over an IRS delay in sending refunds.
White House Office of Management and Budget acting director Russell Vought (shown above left) said the shutdown won't impact tax returns, despite reports to the contrary.
Large parts of the federal government have been shutdown since December 22 amid a fight between the White House and congressional Democrats over whether to spend more than $5 billion on parts of a wall along the Mexico border. But committee lawyers believe the law prohibits such a move, because refunds are paid out of the government's general fund. Committee staff said Monday they were struggling to get clarity from administration officials, many of whom are out on furlough.
R. Kelly under Investigation following Lifetime's Documentary
Angelo Clary believes that his daughter moved in with Kelly when she was 18 and the family hasn't heard from her since 2016. Greenberg on Wednesday told WGN-TV that the allegations are "made up". "No one has ever seen any evidence of it", he said.
The federal government typically starts accepting tax returns at the end of January.
Until today, the Trump administration said refunds couldn't be paid while the IRS was shut because that wasn't necessary to protect life or government property. That's within the normal timeframe. The IRS says it is still working on contingencies if the shutdown continues.
April 15 is the deadline for most taxpayers to submit 2018 tax returns, taxpayers who live in ME or MA have until April 17 to file due to state holidays.
Remember that big tax cut approved by Congress and the president?
A 1040 tax form appears on display, Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, in NY.
And while that work is likely being done by the IRS personnel who remain on the job, Miller said there is a lot of other work that isn't, including training in the new tax law for those who answer the IRS help line. Republicans controlling the congressional purse strings for years accused the IRS of having a liberal bias and unfairly targeting conservative tax-exempt groups.
"The decision will come as a relief to many taxpayers who file their taxes as soon as the filing season begins to claim their refund checks", Boomberg reports.
AMD Unveils Third-Gen Ryzen CPUs, Available Mid
It's also hard to know what such a part would be called given that Radeon VII is a clear reference to the 7nm process. For gamers, AMD Radeon VII enables maximum settings for extreme framerates at the highest resolutions.
Adam Gase to be new Jets head coach
The team hired the former Miami Dolphins coach as their new head coach Wednesday night, WFAN's Brian Costello confirmed. National Football League head coaching vacancies have started to get filled up, but Mike McCarthy remains on the market.
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones buys $250M mega yacht
Forbes listed the Cowboys as the most valuable sports franchise in the world in 2018, checking in at approximately $4.8 billion. As a Christmas present to himself, Dallas Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones bought himself a superyacht.
Here's what you need to know about flu season
A New Jersey child has died of the flu , marking the first pediatric flu death of the 2018-2019 season in the state. To lessen the chances of developing the flu, adults and children need to practice good hygiene measures.
AT&T gets mocked by Verizon, T-Mobile for fake 5G network
In other words, the presence of that 5G E logo on existing phones that lack the necessary 5G hardware is a little ridiculous. While those improvements should help boost LTE speeds, it doesn't bring them anywhere near what 5G will be capable of.
Manchester City vs. Burton Albion (Carabao Cup)
Even that felt generous after just five minutes, when De Bruyne's goal began a rout that turned into a humiliation. Six became seven a few moments later when Jesus grabbed his fourth with Sane heavily involved once again.