The Internal Revenue Service has made progress in deploying its Modernized e-File system, according to a pair of new government reports, but unresolved performance issues are hampering the retirement of its older legacy systems for processing tax returns.

The reports, from the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration, acknowledged that the IRS processed more tax returns through the new MeF system during the 2012 filing season, but performance problems and upgrades of hardware and software have kept the IRS from getting rid of its older electronic filing system.

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