Last day to file taxes

Evarado Alatorre
Abril 17, 2018

The deadline would normally be the following Monday in this case, but Monday, April 16th was Emancipation Day which is recognized as a legal holiday in D.C. To keep Uncle Sam happy, pay your taxes by the April 17 deadline.

April 15 is the traditional final day to file.

There are some interest charges that go with the extension, but tax experts say its better to pay the interest charges than to not file at all. The IRS expects 155 million filings this year, and 119 million had come in at the end last week, Kautter said. "So everybody wants to wait until okay lets deal with it, let's put it under, and let's see what we got", explains Houser.

It's quicker than dropping something in the mail. Check Where to File on IRS.gov. Kautter said he did not yet know how many people would be affected, but he said "it could be millions, potentially". Businesses are investing in our great country. Some even misspell their own names.

"Always be on alert, if people are asking for money, for IDs, for Social Security numbers, do not provide that information via email; do not provide that information via telephone or text", he explains. Nationwide people are trying to get on their local tax prep service's schedule.

It's Tax Day, y'all. TurboTax now offers live on-demand video to communicate with a credentialed CPA or enrolled agent who can answer your questions. But an extension to file is not an extension to pay.

April 17 is Tax Day; the deadline for anyone to file their taxes for 2018.

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Speaking a day before the personal income tax filing deadline, President Trump says "This is the last time you're going to fill out that long, complicated, disgusting return".

Many professionals and individuals rely on the IRS' web-based Direct Pay to make those payments or estimated tax payments directly from their checking or savings accounts. That will allow you to pay your tax debt over six years.

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There are a number of reasons to try to file your taxes sooner rather than later.

For those who are owed a refund, however, there is no penalty for filing late.

But most importantly, filing early helps cut down on the risk for identity theft by essentially beating the criminals to the punch.

USPS reminds filers, "The IRS considers a tax return filed on time if it is correctly addressed, has enough postage, and is postmarked by the due date". These basic tips are created to help people avoid common errors that could delay refunds or cause future tax problems.

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