IRS Reminds Taxpayers of Refund Delays in 2017

Published: 11/22/2016 2:21:43 PM

As Holidays Approach, IRS Reminds Taxpayers of Refund Delays in 2017


WASHINGTON –As the holidays approach, the Internal Revenue Service today reminded taxpayers to remember that a new law requires the IRS to hold refunds until mid-February in 2017 for people claiming the Earned Income Tax Credit or the Additional Child Tax Credit. In addition, new identity theft and refund fraud safeguards put in place by the IRS and the states may mean some tax returns and refunds face additional review.