As the government shut down is on pace to become the longest in United States, history, your taxes WILL be coming back to you, which will relieve some pressure on the government.

Last year, the average check back home was $2,899 last year per person and that over 16 million people claim within the first week.

In previous shutdown contingency plans, the IRS would accept tax returns during the filing season, but refunds would be delayed until the government was funded. Vought said the administration is fixing what he called a problem faced by past administrations", according to Bloomberg.