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It has been over 8 months since I filed my return electronically in the state of FL. The IRS states that I am being audited for like 5 months now. Why is my return taking so long?

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I have talked to my tax preparer and talked to 4 IRS agents and last time they said it was towards the end of the process. Why is it taking so long?

Accountant's Assistant: Is there anything else the Accountant should be aware of?

I have had multiple letters from IRS and responded to all of them.

Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: Tax
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Welcome to Just Answer. My name is ***** ***** I will be happy to assist you.

Unfortunately, the IRS is understaffed and overwhelmed. Basically, it's a waiting game.

My personal experience has been that it is now taking the IRS a lot longer to get things done than it did in the past.

I realize that's no consolation because you're waiting for a response, but unfortunately, they cannot be rushed. They don't have the manpower.

Please let me know if I can assist you further.

Thank you and best regards,

Barb

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