It is what it is. No matter what you think the IRS probably can careless as they make the rules.taxes and give nothing back.
Just a slight clarification. The IRS does NOT make the rules. It is called the PATH ACT, because it was an act of Congress, (a law) that made the "rule which is a law. The IRS only applies and enforces the law that Congress passed.
The reason for the delay is to allow time for the IRS to receive W-2's and other forms to verify income before blindly paying claimed refunds that are based on that income in order to prevent tax fraud by claiming refunds that are based on income that does not exist. Claiming fake income to get EIC/ACTC credits was a high runner tax fraud prior to the PATH ACT.
i looked at my 1040 and it says
Earned income credit (EIC) and then has the amount
and then it has
Additional child tax credit. Attach Schedule 8812 .. then has a amount of $
does that mean i am claiming both
Status Pending on TT earlier today
@11:53 am Return Received by IRS, still pending on TT, but no update on WMR.
Called [phone number removed] and my Return has BERN accepted and being processed but, TT STILL SHOWS PENDING!
Now I wait for Path message..