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The IRS Is Facing Bigger Tax Filing Backlog In 2022 Than At The Same Time Last Year

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By David Wetzel New York (Knewz) — The Internal Revenue Service has a backlog of more than 21 million paper tax returns from 2021, according to The Washington Post. Citing the National Taxpayer Advocate, the agency’s watchdog for citizens, The Post reported that the IRS has a backlog of 21.3 million paper returns, 7 percent more than the number that were not yet processed at this time last year. National Taxpayer Advocate Erin Collins published the watchdog report June 22. The IRS has dealt with budget cuts, outdated tech systems and a decreasing workforce, according to The Post. Also, Commiss…

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