Neal Statement on IRS Technical Issues

Apr 17, 2018
Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Ways and Means Committee Ranking Member Richard Neal (D-MA) released the following statement on reports of Internal Revenue Service (IRS) technical problems:  

“We understand that the IRS is experiencing technical difficulties today with the transmission of direct tax return payments. Tax Day is already a stressful time for millions of Americans, even when everything goes right. Given this news, I hope that the IRS will make accommodations so that every taxpayer attempting to file today has a fair shot to do so without penalty.”