WASHINGTON, D.C. — The IRS says Americans are already starting to receive their tax refunds.
On Friday the federal agency released statistics showing it has received nearly 17-million returns as of February 4th. That's on top of the backlog of 2020 returns the IRS is busy working through.
The IRS says nearly 13-million tax returns have been processed. The average refund has been around $2,200.
The IRS began accepting returns on January 24th.
Americans have until April 18th to file.