Audit: US sent $1.4B in virus relief payments to dead people.
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Taxpayers are warned to review all documents before submitting taxes.
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Of the 26,000 employees recalled, about 12,000 have come to work, the IRS officials said. Around 5,000 have claimed the hardship exception under the union contract and another 9,000 couldn’t be reached by IRS managers.
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“Tax refunds will go out,” said Russell Vought, the acting director of the Office of Management and Budget.
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