Today when we got home, we found an envelope from the IRS in the mailbox. Yippee!! Our tax credit check already?!?! Could it be? We weren't expecting to be lucky enough to get it this soon. We dropped it off in person at the local IRS office on May 7, so it's only been about six weeks. We were assured at that time that our paperwork was all in order.
Well, of course it was too good to be true. Instead, we saw this:
The very next page was our amended tax return, which was this:
Now, not only do we have to call the IRS and find out what the heck is going on (neither of us like confrontational phone calls), but we have to start over on our tax amendment. IRS FAIL.