The airline said it will deal directly with customers who are owed refunds, rather than referring them to the IRS.
The IRS has asked the airlines to process tax refunds to eligible customers, but many airlines are referring customers back to the IRS.
The agency shows no mercy even if it erroneously sent the money in the first place.
Here's what you're not supposed to do when someone else's money winds up in your account.
The government sent me a check for 100 pennies. And I actually cared.
According to the government's lawsuit, the phony claims -- apparently processed by a single tax preparer -- were spread over some 300 accounts in several different banks.
Experts say refunds are a bad deal, but taxpayers, particularly the young, like receiving an annual windfall. Last year's average refund was $3,003.
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