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As a result, taxpayers who are eligible for the new break and typically file a return digitally should wait, experts said.
About 138 million individual tax returns last year were filed electronically — almost 98% of the total, according to IRS data as of mid-July.
The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, signed Thursday by President Joe Biden, waives federal tax on up to $10,200 of jobless benefits received last year, per person.
Taxpayers are eligible for the tax cut if their modified adjusted gross income was less than $150,000 in 2020.
The IRS issued guidance on Friday to taxpayers who file a paper return with instructions on how to