Lost Refund Checks Poser for IRS


In Texas, more than $12 million worth of refund checks are being held by the IRS because they have been returned in the mail. Likewise in Colorado, refund checks returned to the agency as ‘undeliverable’ totals $2,156,188.

More than 9,820 Texans are owed the $12 million whereas in Colorado, 2,120 Colorado taxpayers are owed checks averaging $1,017.00 per person. On the other hand, the average amount owed to Texans is $1,251. In Houston, 1,518 residents among 1,963 Harris County residents have not received their tax refund checks. This would Houston residents have more than $1.9 million in unclaimed tax refunds whereas more than $2.4 million is due to residents in Harris County.

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