Another batch of tax refunds released
Treasury Department released on Mar. 8 the fourth run of tax refund checks, totaling more than $1 million and covering those individuals who filed up to Feb. 4th.
Tax Office manager Melvin Joseph said 1,000 refund checks were released for Run #4, totaling $1.71 million - which includes $720,914 in local and $993,751 for the Additional Child Tax Credit (ACTC) - which is funded by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service.
He also says total-to-date of refund checks issued comes to 1,500 with a total amount of $2.34 million, including $940,670 in local and $1.40 million in ACTC. Joseph hopes that this new infusion of cash into the local economy will help families as well as businesses in these economically difficult times.