Bloomberg Tax
June 29, 2020, 2:14 PM

IRS Virus Woes to Drag on With Delayed Notices, Mail Backlog

Allyson Versprille
Allyson Versprille

The IRS continues to deal with new and existing challenges stemming from the coronavirus pandemic, even as it begins to reopen some of its facilities, according to the head of the Taxpayer Advocate Service.

Throughout June, the IRS brought thousands of employees back to their offices across the country with more recalls coming in July. The reopenings will help the agency begin to sift through a backlog of millions of pieces of unprocessed mail and paper returns.

But the headaches for the IRS and taxpayers won’t end just because the agency has resumed some operations it shut down because ...

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