Referenced from the following article... http://www.fool.com/retirement/2017/01/16/tax-refund-delays-will-you-have-to-wait-longer-to.aspx
The IRS warned that it will have to delay tax refunds for millions of taxpayers. Find out why and whether you're one of them.
Dan Caplinger (TMFGalagan)
Jan 16, 2017 at 8:02AM
Tax season begins on Jan. 23, and many taxpayers who expect to get big refunds from
the IRS this year will work hard to file as quickly as possible. But for millions of low-income
taxpayers who take advantage of two key tax credits to cut their tax bills and boost the
amount they get back from the federal government, tax refund delays will prevent them
from getting their hard-earned money back from the IRS until mid-February at the earliest . . . read more . . .