Government Shutdown – Effect on Taxpayers.
So many people have been asking what the Government Shutdown Means for the IRS and for Taxpayers
Well, there is good news and bad news.
The bad news: The IRS is among the government agencies affected by the government shutdown.
The good news: The IRS has a contingency plan in place which addresses which services the agency will and will not offer during the shutdown.
Check it out:
During the shutdown, the IRS IS still offering the following services:
Processing electronic and paper filed returns
Processing disaster relief transcripts
Design and printing of tax forms
During the shutdown, the IRS is NOT offering the following services:
Answering phone calls – try it 800-829-1040
Issuing tax refunds!
Processing 1040X amended returns
Conducting audits or examinations of returns
Although the IRS has yet to announce a beginning to the 2019 tax season, we encourage you to continue planning for the upcoming tax season.