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IRS delays tax filing season

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TheInternal Revenue Service announced it will delay the start of the tax filingseason by up to two weeks.

TheIRS said the move is necessary to allow, "…adequate time to program andtest tax processing systems..," following the 16 day federal governmentclosure. 

Theoriginal 2014 filing season was scheduled to begin January 21. A new filingstart date will be announced in December.

Taxpayers can still send in a paper tax return any time, but the IRS will notprocess it until the season officially starts.

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