R. Reese Fuller

IRS says $233,000 unclaimed in Lafayette

by R. Reese Fuller

The Internal Revenue Service says $233,465 in tax refunds and economic stimulus payments are owed to nearly 300 Lafayette Parish residents. Seventy-six residents are owed an average of $838, and 268 taxpayers have an average check of $633 coming to them courtesy of the economic stimulus package.

In Louisiana, $3.3 million of 5,656 economic stimulus checks haven't been cashed, and $1.4 million in refunds for 1,520 have gone undelivered. To see if you might be leaving some money on the table, visit the IRS' website.