IRS chief: agency reaching out on pandemic relief payments
October 8, 2020
WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the IRS, on the defensive over millions of Americans in danger of missing coronavirus relief payments, said Wednesday the agency is reaching out to low-income and homeless people, military personnel and veterans and those with limited English to notify them they may be eligible for the aid.
People who don't normally file tax returns are among those being targeted, Internal Revenue Service Commissioner Charles Rettig told a hearing by a House oversight panel.
A congressional watchdog found that millions could miss the payments of up to $1,200 per individual...