New tax laws may change refunds

National News
tax season mgn_1550618876413.jpg.jpg

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) says this week is the busiest for tax returns, and experts say you shouldn’t expect a big refund check this year.

With new tax laws in effect, the IRS may not be refunding you as much as in years’ past.

Changes to withholdings means the government took less out of every paycheck.

Due to changes to itemized deductions, some people are getting smaller refunds, especially those with work-related expenses.

The IRS has a hotline if you need help.

The deadline to file is April 15.

For the latest breaking news and stories from across the Tri-State, follow Eyewitness News on Facebook and Twitter.
(This story was originally published on February 19, 2019)

Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.