Revenue Dept. Asks Colorado Taxpayers To Be Patient On Returns

· Feb. 10, 2016, 6:35 pm

The Colorado Department of Revenue says it is taking extra time and care reviewing returns after seeing an increase in fraud.

The department faced a similar challenge last year, and responded then by issuing paper checks instead of directly depositing some returns because of an increase in stolen identity information being used to file fraudulent tax returns. Department spokeswoman Ro Silva said Wednesday that issuing paper checks and other steps will be taken this year.

Silva adds the IRS and other states are seeing similar problems, and that tax officials at the federal and state levels across the country are working together to find solutions.

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