IRS: Use e-file with direct deposit to avoid pandemic paper delays
Last updated 2/16/2021 at 4:17pm
WASHINGTON — With filing season now open as of Feb. 12, the Internal Revenue Service urges taxpayers to take some simple steps to help ensure they file accurate tax returns and speed their tax refunds to avoid a variety of pandemic-related issues.
Although every year the IRS encourages taxpayers to e-file their returns and use direct deposit to receive refunds, to those taxpayers who have previously not used e-file, the IRS emphasizes using it this year to avoid paper-related processing delays. Taxpayers can file electronically by using a tax professional, IRS Free File or other commerc...