State Tax Refunds May Be Delayed by Security Precautions in 2016
State Tax Refunds May Be Delayed by Security Precautions in 2016. SOME taxpayers may get their state income tax refunds a little later this year because of extra security measures aimed at preventing fraud.
Some states have warned taxpayers not to expect refunds until after March 1, regardless of how early they file their returns. The Internal Revenue Service has not issued any notice of delays in issuing federal income tax refunds for this year’s filing season, which begins Tuesday. The I.R.S. says about 90 percent of refunds are issued within 21 days. Continue reading