Thursday, November 15, 2007

IRS owes Pa. taxpayers $2.7 million

The Philadelphia Business Journal has an interesting posting today about the Internal Revenue Service looking to refund $2.7 million to Pennsylvania residents.

I've heard of the IRS going after people to get money, but whoever heard of the IRS trying to find people to give money back to?

Nearly 3,265 Pennsylvania taxpayers are due more than $2.7 million, or an average of $826 statewide, according to the article. The IRS is trying to return more than $110 million in refunds nationwide.

I already checked. I'm not on the list.

Taxpayers who think the IRS owes them some money are directed to the "Where's My Refund?" tool at to check the status of refunds.

If you don't have access to the Internet, you can call a toll-free number at 1-800-829-1954. But then again, how are you reading this if you don't have the Internet?

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