2019 Tax Filing Season Begins Jan. 28

January 18, 2019 @ 4:49 AM · Taxes
On January 7, 2019, in news release IR-2019-01, the Internal Revenue Service confirmed that despite the government shutdown, "it will process tax returns beginning January 28, 2019 and provide refunds to taxpayers as scheduled".   Software companies and tax professionals are already accepting tax returns and will submit them when the IRS systems open later this month.  
 
The filing deadline to submit 2018 tax returns is Monday, April 15, 2019 for most taxpayers.  However, Maine and Massachusetts residents have until April 17, 2019 to file their returns.  
  
Nearly 50,000 IRS employees furloughed as part of the government shutdown have been called back to work.&...
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