“The IRS destroying data for an estimated 30 million filers in March 2021 is appalling. This will create massive chaos for taxpayers in terms of filing time and refunds. The fact that the IRS is a business that operates in the dark ages in terms of technology further compounds the taxpayer’s burden. They act like they are Barnes & Noble when Amazon would be the benchmark.”
— Julio Gonzalez, CEO and founder of Engineered Tax Services, said in a press release emailed to Going Concern regarding the recent Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration report that revealed the IRS destroyed approximately 30 million unprocessed paper information returns due to a backlog of paper returns.