IRS http://wlrn.org en U.S. Shutdown Leaves Local Taxpayers Out In The Cold http://wlrn.org/post/us-shutdown-leaves-local-taxpayers-out-cold <p>South Florida branches of the Internal Revenue Service are among the agency offices being affected by the current U.S. government shutdown.</p><p>And the situation is leaving some local taxpayers angry and frustrated.</p><p>Seventy-one-year old Alfonso Valencia of Sunrise said he was summoned by letter to the IRS&#39; Plantation office several days ago to settle a real estate tax matter in person.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>When told that the office is closed until further notice, he took it in stride. Nevertheless, he stomped his foot down on the pavement -- hard.</p> Wed, 02 Oct 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Christine DiMattei 21476 at http://wlrn.org U.S. Shutdown Leaves Local Taxpayers Out In The Cold