IRS Phone Policy – Don’t Answer

The IRS National Taxpayer Advocate’s Office recently held discussions about temporarily shutting down IRS phone lines. The IRS needs to focus on clearing the unprecedented backlog of unfiled returns. Some 5.9 million individual 2021 returns and 2.7 million amended 2021 returns are still unprocessed.

Attorney Steven A. Leahy reveals the disappointing numbers as released by the IRS

In addition, the Taxpayer Advocates Service has stopped accepting cases for those with amended returns. “Under our current procedures, [we do] not accept cases in which we cannot meaningfully expedite or improve case resolution for taxpayers,” it said, and “amended returns fall into this category.” What is a taxpayer to do?

Attorney Steven A. Leahy reveals the numbers the IRS released in their recent report “Review of the 2021 Filing Season.”

Steven A. Leahy is a tax attorney in Illinois. He was the host of the long-running popular Radio Show “The IRS Radio Hour” heard every Sunday evening on AM 560 The Answer. Attorney Leahy is also the author of the book “Deal With Your IRS Problems Today!” You can get a FREE copy of this important book at Or Call 24/7 (312)664-6649

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