>Smart Tax was featured in a Queens Ledger article entitled, “Dude, Where’s my Tax Refund?” The article discusses the recent dilemma where the Postal Service sent $2 million worth of undelivered tax refunds for 1,231 Queens residents back to the Internal Revenue Service due to mailing address errors. Read below for a portion of the story of check out the full article here.

Dude, where’s my tax refund?

Queens residents waiting for their tax refunds have their own mailing addresses to blame.

The Postal Service sent $2 million worth of undelivered tax refunds for 1,231 Queens residents back to the Internal Revenue Service due to mailing address errors.

The checks went to people who have not updated their addressees, said IRS spokesperson Dianne Besunder, adding that the federal government is eager to return the money.

“We want [them] to get this money as soon as possible,” she said.

This year the average refund for New York State taxpayers was $2,471, up from $1,581 last year.

The Queens residents still waiting for their checks are owed on average $1,624.

“People are coming in and saying I didn’t get my check,” said Nick Rizzi, the owner of Smart Tax, a tax preparation service with 30 locations- including four in Queens- that serves approximately 30,000 clients each tax season. (Read More)