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Bloomberg: IRS Will Pay Tax Refunds During The Government Shutdown

Posted at 4:39 PM, Jan 07, 2019

(Bloomberg)- The IRS will issue tax refunds during the government shutdown, Bloomberg reports.

“Tax refunds will go out,” the acting director of the White House Office of Management and Budget, Russell Vought, told reporters at a briefing on Monday.

In previous shutdown contingency plans, the IRS would accept tax returns during the filing season, but refunds would be delayed until the government was funded. Vought said the administration is fixing what he called a problem faced by past administrations.

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