OMB deputy director Russ Vought told The Daily Caller the White House would work quickly to make the process as "painless as possible" for taxpayers during a Monday meeting.
Guy, Key lead Virginia past FSU, 65-52
Virginia sophomore guard Brianna Tinsley scored 11 points in the first half, while senior forward Mone Jones scored 10. Virginia will next face Boston College on the road Wednesday night at 9 P.M., coverage on WINA will begin at 8 P.M.
Pipeline protesters delay Trudeau speech to First Nations with drums, chants
Coastal GasLink said it has signed agreements with 20 elected First Nations along the pipeline route, including the Wet'suwet'en. Supreme Court last month to stop protesters from blocking access to it.
AC Milan's Higuain poised for Chelsea move
Higuain had his most successful season under Sarri, breaking the Serie A goalscoring record with 36 goals in the 2015/16 campaign. Premier League giants Chelsea are reportedly close to sealing a move for Argentine striker Gonzalo Higuain this month.
This caught many White House officials flat-footed, as several cabinet secretaries and agency leaders left Washington over Christmas week for vacations and other travel. Senior administration officials changed rules to pay Coast Guard salaries in December, restart an IRS program to clear mortgage applications, and reopen some national parks. The IRS is among the many agencies affected the decision to close the government while Congress tries to work out a deal on the border wall.
Last year, the IRS began accepting returns on January 29.
The online alert reads, "Under federal law, all tax payment and filing remain in effect during this period". Additionally, a 1040 form has been reduced to the size of a postcard and is expected to draw questions as people file 2018 tax returns. According to the Tax Policy Center, a middle-income household should on average get a $930 tax cut for 2018, lifting its after-tax income by 1.6 percent.
In the meantime, some IRS employees continue working to implement the new tax plan, which contained its own funding for two fiscal years. Republicans controlling the congressional purse strings for years accused the IRS of having a liberal bias and unfairly targeting conservative tax-exempt groups. "The IRS usually pays around $125 [billion] in tax refunds in February and a further $75 billion in March", Ashworth wrote.