April 15 Tax Filing Deadline Delay Sought by Top Democrats

March 8, 2021, 5:35 PM

Two top House Democrats are asking the Internal Revenue Service to delay the April 15 tax filing and payment deadline, amid a slow start to the filing season.

  • House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal and Representative Bill Pascrell said in a statement Monday the IRS is struggling to process tax returns
    • The number of returns filed was down by nearly 25% from last year at the same time, and the number of returns processed by the IRS was down by 31%, the lawmakers said. The agency is answering 27% of telephone calls from taxpayers, the lawmakers said
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