IRS e-file Launches Today; Most Taxpayers Can File Immediately
IR-2012-7, Jan. 17, 2012
WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service opened the 2012 electronic tax return filing season today with a reminder to taxpayers that e-file remains the best way to get fast refunds and ensure accurate tax returns.
IRS e-file has surpassed the milestone of 1 billion returns processed. The electronic transmission system revolutionized the way the IRS processes tax returns and made speedy refunds possible. More than 112 million income tax returns were e-filed last year, or 77 percent of all individual returns filed. » Read more..