IRS begins 2022 tax season; urges extra caution when filing
Last updated 1/25/2022 at 2:56pm
WASHINGTON – The Internal Revenue Service on Monday kicked off the 2022 tax filing season with an urgent reminder to taxpayers to take extra precautions this year to file an accurate tax return electronically to help speed refunds.
The start of this year's tax season – which takes place earlier than last year's Feb. 12 opening – signals the IRS is now accepting and processing 2021 tax returns.
More than 160 million individual tax returns for the 2021 tax year are expected to be filed, with most before the April 18 tax deadline.
Most taxpayers face an April 18 deadline this year due to...