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 Nealand Representative Bill Pascrellsaid 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