What to Do if You Miss Today’s Income Tax Deadline

Yes, today is the deadline to file your state and federal income tax returns. Your returns must be postmarked before midnight tonight or you will find yourself subject to a penalty.

Many people are procrastinators and wait until the last minute to even start preparing their taxes and likely this includes some of you. Did you call into work today so you could stay home and prepare your taxes? Are you one of those that will stand in line at one of many tax preparation locations or at your accountant’s office?

In case you cannot get your tax returns filed today, don’t panic there is something you can do to avoid being faced with a costly penalty.

The best thing to do if you are not going to be able to get your tax return postmarked before midnight tonight is file a Form…

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