2020 Tax Season Comes to a Screeching Halt

^ Week ending April 10, 2020

IRS web traffic surges 22%.

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By Beth Bellor

If you’re looking for bright spots as the United States deals with the global pandemic, avert your eyes from the IRS.

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Although average refunds and website visits are up, everything else is down – in the case of e-filings by tax professionals, down 20.1 percent. Yeowch.