The IRS has announced that it will waive penalties for people who filed their tax returns late during the pandemic. Almost 1.6 million filers will receive over $1.2 billion in penalty refunds or credits.

The penalty relief is for individuals and businesses that filed their returns late for 2019 and 2020.

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