Only Robots Remain to Help Taxpayers

IRS Automation Works Against Taxpayers Filing with Extension Government Shutdown Means No Help for Taxpayers Facing an October 15th Filing Deadline With the government shutdown, no personnel at the IRS call centers leaves Taxpayers with only robotic automated answers to very general filing questions.  More than 12 million individuals requested an extension for filing their 2012 Federal Income Tax Returns this year. When the government shutdown took effect on October 1st, according to the IRS, “many” taxpayers had not yet filed their 2012 tax returns. The deadline for … Continued