OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — Earlier today President Trump announced the government will temporarily open for three weeks. Prior to the temporary opening, people were questioning if their tax refunds could be affected during the shutdown. And now, will they be affected if the government closes again?
Tax experts say no matter the status of the government, taxes need to be paid. According to the Internal Revenue Service don't expect anything out of the ordinary.
Erin Anderson owns Tax Help LLC. She recommends you file on time and submit them electronically. "Paper is obviously slower because you are waiting for that piece of paper to get to the internal revenue service, that piece of paper has to be opened and processed."
Tax season ends April 15th this year. And those who file for an extension have until October 15th.