Oops! $200 million tax refund was an error
Software error leads Ohio to notify 9,700 residents told they'd be getting big refunds. The problem has been fixed.
This article is by The Associated Press.
Ohio's tax department says a promise that it would send a woman a $200 million refund check was a mistake due to a software glitch.
The Sandusky Register reports that Denise Bossetti was among 9,700 taxpayers statewide who received Ohio Department of Taxation notices about mega-refunds. It's not clear if the other amounts were as big as what Bossetti was told to expect.
The woman from Huron, Ohio, was sent a letter dated Jan. 24 saying her $200 million refund could not be paid by direct deposit so she'd be sent a check.
Bossetti says she and her boyfriend had a "big laugh" over the letter.
Another dated a week later explained there'd been a software error.
Tax department spokesman Gary Gudmundson says the problem has been fixed.
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Yet I have received no reasonable excuses as to why they can't process my claim, and its been 45 business days and still no progress. Oh wait they did say it was the presidents fault, lol wow now that is an excuse of all excuses! IRS needs overhauled badly.
IMHO any citizen that would work for this IRS is traitor to rest of the hard working people of America. This corrupt goverment organization should be banished and a flat sales tax put in its place. Every month I have to give these greedy thugs a portion of my paycheck, then at the end of the year they want more??? Inheritance tax is perhaps the most digusting way we are taxed. We suffer the loss of someone close, they want to pass onto us what they have worked hard for and left behind and there is the IRS with their filthy paws out profiting from a death.
If you work for the IRS you are a pig.
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