IRS to be closed due to budget and sequestration - ABC 33/40 - Birmingham News, Weather, Sports

IRS to be closed due to budget and sequestration

Posted: Updated:
STATEWIDE -

The Internal Revenue Service has announced additional details about the closures planned for May 24, June 14, July 5, July 22 and August 30.  Due to the current budget situation, including the sequester, all IRS operations will be closed on those days.  This means that all IRS offices, including all toll-free hotlines, Taxpayer Advocate Service and the agency's taxpayer assistance centers nationwide, will be closed on those days.  IRS employees will be furloughed without pay.  No tax returns will be processed.  Tax payers should continue to file their returns and pay any taxes due as usual.  At a later date, the IRS may possibly announce one or two additional furlough days if necessary.

  • Birmingham Area NewsMore>>

  • Firefighters Battle Abandoned House Fire in Ensley

    Firefighters Battle Abandoned House Fire in Ensley

    Friday, August 22 2014 7:50 AM EDT2014-08-22 11:50:23 GMT
    Birmingham, Ala._ An abandoned home caught on fire around 2:15 this morning in Ensley on 24th street. Birmingham Fire Officials say someone lit something on fire in the middle of a room inside the home and then the fire burned through the floor and got under the insulation. The fire damage was contained to the first floor. No one was injured in the fire.More >>
    Birmingham, Ala._ An abandoned home caught on fire around 2:15 this morning in Ensley on 24th street. Birmingham Fire Officials say someone lit something on fire in the middle of a room inside the home and then the fire burned through the floor and got under the insulation. The fire damage was contained to the first floor. No one was injured in the fire.More >>
  • Motorcycle accident sends one person to hospital

    Motorcycle accident sends one person to hospital

    Friday, August 22 2014 2:47 AM EDT2014-08-22 06:47:38 GMT
    Homewood Police are investigating a motorcycle accident at Oxmoor Road and I-65 South.More >>
    Homewood Police are investigating a motorcycle accident at Oxmoor Road and I-65 South.
    More >>
  • Shooting at 9th Court South at 23rd Street, One injured

    Shooting at 9th Court South at 23rd Street, One injured

    Friday, August 22 2014 2:07 AM EDT2014-08-22 06:07:16 GMT
    Birmingham Police are investigating a shooting that sent one person to the hospital.More >>
    Birmingham Police are investigating a shooting that sent one person to the hospital.
    More >>
Most Popular
Stories
Videos
loading...
  • Latest StoriesMore>>

  • Firefighters Battle Abandoned House Fire in Ensley

    Firefighters Battle Abandoned House Fire in Ensley

    Friday, August 22 2014 7:50 AM EDT2014-08-22 11:50:23 GMT
    Birmingham, Ala._ An abandoned home caught on fire around 2:15 this morning in Ensley on 24th street. Birmingham Fire Officials say someone lit something on fire in the middle of a room inside the home and then the fire burned through the floor and got under the insulation. The fire damage was contained to the first floor. No one was injured in the fire.More >>
    Birmingham, Ala._ An abandoned home caught on fire around 2:15 this morning in Ensley on 24th street. Birmingham Fire Officials say someone lit something on fire in the middle of a room inside the home and then the fire burned through the floor and got under the insulation. The fire damage was contained to the first floor. No one was injured in the fire.More >>
  • Ice bucket challenge goes awry, firefighters hurt

    Ice bucket challenge goes awry, firefighters hurt

    Friday, August 22 2014 5:15 AM EDT2014-08-22 09:15:14 GMT
    A charity stunt that has grown into a social media phenomenon went terribly wrong for four Kentucky firefighters when a fire truck's ladder got too close to a power line after they dumped water on college...More >>
    A charity stunt that has grown into a social media phenomenon went terribly wrong for four Kentucky firefighters when a fire truck's ladder got too close to a power line after they dumped water on college students who...More >>
  • Motorcycle accident sends one person to hospital

    Motorcycle accident sends one person to hospital

    Friday, August 22 2014 2:47 AM EDT2014-08-22 06:47:38 GMT
    Homewood Police are investigating a motorcycle accident at Oxmoor Road and I-65 South.More >>
    Homewood Police are investigating a motorcycle accident at Oxmoor Road and I-65 South.
    More >>
  • Shooting at 9th Court South at 23rd Street, One injured

    Shooting at 9th Court South at 23rd Street, One injured

    Friday, August 22 2014 2:07 AM EDT2014-08-22 06:07:16 GMT
    Birmingham Police are investigating a shooting that sent one person to the hospital.More >>
    Birmingham Police are investigating a shooting that sent one person to the hospital.
    More >>
  • Gov. Nixon taking National Guard out of Ferguson

    Gov. Nixon taking National Guard out of Ferguson

    Thursday, August 21 2014 11:44 PM EDT2014-08-22 03:44:52 GMT
    It's been a quieter night in Ferguson, Missouri. Some demonstrators returned to the streets Wednesday evening to protest the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white officer, but in diminished numbers.More >>
    Gov. Jay Nixon on Thursday ordered the Missouri National Guard to begin withdrawing from Ferguson, where nightly scenes of unrest have erupted since a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old nearly...More >>
  • UAB researchers believe money raised through the Ice Bucket Challenge will help find an ALS cure

    UAB researchers believe money raised through the Ice Bucket Challenge will help find an ALS cure

    Thursday, August 21 2014 11:29 PM EDT2014-08-22 03:29:07 GMT
    A UAB physician took part in the wildly popular ice bucket challenge. More >>
    A UAB physician took part in the wildly popular ice bucket challenge. More >>
  • Windows of Downtown Ensley

    Windows of Downtown Ensley

    Thursday, August 21 2014 9:33 PM EDT2014-08-22 01:33:21 GMT
    Local art is helping to renew downtown Ensley. In September you will be able to walk down 19th Street and see for yourself.Last May, the Ensley Merchant Association and REV Birmingham announced plans to enhance 19th Street with an arts program called The Windows of Downtown Ensley. Store windows will showcase original artwork from area artists at participating merchants each month. The initiative is being organized by Kuumba Community Art, an Ensley-based art program with special focus on you...More >>
    Local art is helping to renew downtown Ensley. In September you will be able to walk down 19th Street and see for yourself.Last May, the Ensley Merchant Association and REV Birmingham announced plans to enhance 19th Street with an arts program called The Windows of Downtown Ensley. Store windows will showcase original artwork from area artists at participating merchants each month. The initiative is being organized by Kuumba Community Art, an Ensley-based art program with special focus on you...More >>
  • Irondale police officer explains his department's policies responding to calls

    Irondale police officer explains his department's policies responding to calls

    Thursday, August 21 2014 9:25 PM EDT2014-08-22 01:25:38 GMT
    There are a lot of moving parts when an officer responds to a call for help. The officer has to pay attention to what's happening around him, who needs the help and who's causing the problem. All police departments train their men and women. It's up to them to use that training.More >>
    There are a lot of moving parts when an officer responds to a call for help. The officer has to pay attention to what's happening around him, who needs the help and who's causing the problem. All police departments train their men and women. It's up to them to use that training.More >>