Refunds up, but not by much.
By Beth Bellor
Ever so slowly, the professionals are closing the gap with the DIYers in tax preparation.
The Internal Revenue Service had received 139.9 million individual income tax returns as of the week ending June 26 – the latest data available – down 3.5 percent from the same period in 2019. It had processed 128.5 million returns, down 10.6 percent.