IRS urged to offer more relief to taxpayers ahead of 'frustrating' tax season
Industry experts are urging the Internal Revenue Service to provide targeted relief for taxpayers ahead of what's likely to be "frustrating" tax season as the agency wades through a deluge of unprocessed returns from previous years.
In a Tuesday letter, the National Association of Taxpayers (NATP) called on the IRS to take "reasonable action" to reduce unnecessary burdens on tax professionals and taxpayers alike, as the agency grapples with "unforeseen and long-lasting difficulties" posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
"The coronavirus pandemic has created enormous challenges for taxpayers, tax professionals and the IRS. It is...