Today’s government shutdown leaves only 8,752 of the 94,516 IRS workforce on the job during the shutdown period. The areas of the IRS that will remain open are:
1. Processing of tax returns that include money (IRS will always find a way to cash your
2. Processing of electronic tax returns.
3. Protection of statute expiration (in other words, last minute audit notifications)
4. Liens and seizure cases
5. Criminal law enforcement and undercover operations
All deadlines, including October 15th final deadline for personal filing, remain in effect.
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