The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) said that more than 1 million American taxpayers could miss out on about $1.5 billion in unclaimed refunds.
Those refunds, the IRS said in a notice, are for the tax year 2019. If one did not file taxes in 2020 or experienced other issues during that filing season, those refunds are up for grabs, the agency said.
“Time is running out for more than a million people to get their tax refunds for 2019,” said IRS Commissioner Danny Werfel in a news release. “Many people may have overlooked filing a 2019 tax return due to the pandemic. We don’t want people to miss thei …