The IRS Owes $164.6 Million in Unclaimed IRS Refund Checks to 111,893 Taxpayers

Dec 10, 2010, 12:01 ET from

ST. LOUIS, Dec. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Personal Finance Blog published an article discussing the recently reported news that 111,893 U.S. taxpayers have unclaimed IRS tax refund checks totaling $164.6 Million. According to IRS Commissioner Doug Shulman, "We want to make sure taxpayers get the money owed to them, (so) if you think you are missing a refund, the sooner you update your address information, the quicker you can get your money." The article continues by explaining how taxpayers can find out if they are owed any money from the IRS and how to get it.

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How to prevent a lost tax refund

When you are doing your federal and state tax filing this year make sure you use the proper address and notify the IRS if you have a change of address. Also consider getting the refund via direct deposit. Not only is this safer, but it will arrive quicker as well.

How to check for unclaimed IRS refund Checks

If you are still sitting there wondering how long its gonna take to get your tax refund or think you might have not gotten one of your refund checks from the previous years, this is how you can check...

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