The partial government shutdown won't keep the Internal Revenue Service from issuing refunds to taxpayers, "even if the US governmentshutdown extends into the filing season", Bloomberg reports.
Prior to today's announcement, the IRS had said that tax refunds were among the agency's "non-excepted activities" that are impacted by a shutdown and therefore not carried out. "The IRS usually pays around $125 [billion] in tax refunds in February and a further $75 billion in March", Ashworth wrote.
The White House Office of Management and Budget announced the decision Monday.
As it dragged through a third week, the partial governmentshutdown could not have come at a worse time for the Internal Revenue Service.
Since tax season ends April 17th people still need to file their taxes and workers doubt that the government shutdown will last that long.
Kim Jong Un departs Beijing after meetings with Xi Jinping
He arrived in Beijing in his famed armored train early Tuesday morning and held meetings with Chinese President Xi Jinping . Kim could not be seen but the limousine he uses was observed zipping east down a main thoroughfare in Beijing on Wednesday.
Mediterranean diet named No. 1 eating plan for 2019
You can have red wine in moderation if you'd like, but you must get plenty of exercise and enjoy meals with family and friends. For millions of people, changing eating habits for the better will near the top of the list of New Year's Resolution lists.
OMB determined that paying tax refunds was an "indefinite appropriation", and not something that needed annual congressional approval. So everyone is still on the hook to pay their federal income taxes, but those who overpaid don't know when they might expect their refunds. He added that the Trump administration is working to make the shutdown "as painless as possible, consistent with the law".
Paying these tax refunds could help the White House avoid an enormous political and economic mess next month.
Issuing refunds on time would make it easier for President Donald Trump to continue the shutdown without affecting taxpayers waiting for money.
But fear not, the White House says;tax refund checks will be sent out, even though the IRS, part of the Treasury Department, is for the most part closed.
The IRS said it will recall a "significant portion" of its roughly 52,000 furloughed employees to work on tax returns. If the tax filing season opens later than last year-on January 29, 2019-please explain the delay and whether the lapse in government funding played a role.
In this file photo taken on November 10, 2018 Flames from the Camp fire burn near a home atop a ridge near Big Bend, California. Trump has threatened in the past to halt federal support for California but has yet to follow through.
As the track Asli Hip Hop continues to garner praises, we can not wait for the makers to release the rest of the songs. However, Ranveer added, "Ek thoda zaada special hai, ek thoda kamm (One is a little more special than the other)".
The Golden Globes kicked off the Hollywood awards season leading to the Oscars , where nominations will be announced on Jan 22. He may have been left at home the night of the Golden Globes, but it was hardly a case of "out of sight, out of mind".
It appears he did enough to impress the front-office tandem of John Dorsey and Paul DePodesta and will come away with the job. As Pelissero notes, Stefanski remains a leading candidate to become the Vikings' offensive coordinator.
On Saturday, protestors in Paris smashed the gates to a government office and cars and motorbikes were set alight. He says he is protesting because he is concerned about pensioners, his children's future and unmarried women.
Westbrook has triple-doubled in three of his last four games, but his shot isn't falling much these days, nor are his free throws. A minute later, Minnesota's Jeff Teague and Oklahoma City's Dennis Schroder got into a shoving match after a Westbrook layup.
Global Affairs has said they're talking to local authorities in Burkina Faso, but they haven't said anything else about the case. She has been dreaming about travelling to Africa for all of her life", Melanie Blais said.
He adds: "I'm riding with you guys". "You can't let them destroy you and they can't destroy you because you have too much talent". He stepped down as host and has since apologized for his comments, but some critics have found his contrition to be insufficient.
Yannick Carrasco offered to Unai Emery
There is interest in Carrasco from AC Milan but his £170,000-a-week wages could make a move away from China hard . Arsenal lost Danny Welbeck to a career-threatening injury some months ago and he was ruled out of the season.
Is it too late to get a flu shot?
Regular hand washing, getting the flu shot, and sneezing into your arm rather than your hand are important preventive measures. Widespread flu activity is being reported by 24 states . the C-D-C rates states from green to red, red being high incidence.
Roger weeps: 'Never broke down like this'
Carter died in a auto accident while on honeymoon in South Africa before Federer had won his first major nearly 17 years ago. In 2019, he'll look to defend his 2018 Australian Open victory, saying Serbian superstar Novak Djokovic is the man to beat.
Markets buoyed by optimism over US-China trade talks
Asked about the timing of the operation during trade talks, Lu said resolving issues would help both countries and the world. Word of progress briefly drove U.S. stocks higher in early morning trading but major indices soon pared much of those gains.
Malaysia-China relations not affected by WSJ claims | Malaysia
A news report today alleges that the contract to build the ECRL was awarded to a Chinese firm in exchange for a bailout for 1MDB. The embassy also said that China and Malaysia treated each other as friendly neighbours and honest partners all along.
Google Assistant will finally field requests in Maps
Banking on the same, the American tech giant is justifying its presence at this year's trade show by announcing number of stuffs. The smart clock, which is slated to go on sale in the spring, marks Google's latest foray into smart displays.