IRS Will Process Tax Payments But Not Returns During Slimdown

Well, isn’t this typical? During the partial government shutdown, or “slimdown” as some are calling it, the IRS will still collect tax payments but they won’t be processing any tax returns.

The IRS is still collecting taxes during the governmentshutdown, but it isn’t sending out refunds — and it’s also stopped complying with a subpoena to turn over documents to members of Congress who are investigating the agency’s targeting of tea party groups.

Both the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee and the Ways and Means Committee have stopped getting documents from the IRS. (Read More)

On the bright side, the tax agency is down to under 10% of its workforce.