$1.3 million in tax refunds out next week

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By Gerry Partido

Some $1.3 million worth of income tax refunds disbursed in 487 checks are being mailed next week, according to the Department of Revenue and Taxation and the Department of Administration.

The tax refunds are for error-free returns filed on or before Feb. 21, 2019, including refunds garnished to repay government debts.

Adelup says it has caught up with income tax refunds and is now releasing refunds as quickly as possible.

By law, the Department of Revenue and Taxation is required to square away prior year returns before current refunds can begin.

The law also requires GovGuam to pay out refunds within six months of the deadline for filing.

For inquiries, contact the income tax branch of the Department of Revenue and Taxation at (671) 635-1840 or Mr. Edward Birn, Department of Administration at (671) 475-1250.