WWII Veteran Still Waiting For $6,500 Tax Refund Check From 2019 To Arrive
June 10, 2021. Summarized by summa-bot.
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A 97-year-old U.S. Navy veteran fears she’ll pass away before the IRS puts her check in the mail.
KDKA’s Meghan Schiller sat down with the family and found out why a resolution would mean so much. READ MORE: Construction Underway For First-Of-Its-Kind Homeless Shelter In Pittsburgh“I’d like her to see the money, it’d be a real gift,” said Cindy Giovannitti, Julia Strelec’s daughter.
“[It’s] $6,500,” said World War II veteran Julia Strelec.
Strelec’s 2020 return already landed in the mailbox, so what’s the hold up?READ MORE: Pennsylvania Commission On LGBTQ Affairs Addresses COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy“[The IRS said] your father died, so we need his death certificate, and then they said we need your mother’s birth certificate,” said Giovannitti.
“I always tell my daughter they’re waiting until I die so they don’t have to send it to me,” said Strelec. MORE NEWS: ‘He’s Like A Grandpa’: Sewickley Farms Community Wishes Beloved Bus Driver A Happy RetirementThe IRS tells KDKA’s Meghan Schiller it cannot comment on specific taxpayers, but we made sure to get Strelec’s story and information into the right person’s hands.