Deadline to file taxes is Tuesday

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Now retired, he still finds himself crunching numbers.

"We don't call it busy season any more, we call it 'harvest time, '" Duncan joked. "I've been hard at work ever since".

The IRS processes about 152 million individual returns every year. That's because April 15th fell on a weekend.

"It's very important for everyone to file their taxes on time because if you don't, some of you will end up paying penalties, interest, and late fees", says H & R Tax Analyst Alex Viruet.

April 17 is the deadline to file your 2017 income taxes!

15, 2018, photo, Susan Prendergast, reference supervisor at the Eudora Welty Library, in Jackson, Miss., adds additional federal tax filing information booklets on a shelf.

Gardner also said that with the Tax Cuts and Job Act signed into law by President Donald Trump in December 2018, taxpayers should check with their tax preparer for advice on how to proceed. "We just do it all remote".

Gray said some people simply put things off to the last minute.

"A person might have issue getting a particular form from an employer", she explained. How much extra cash depends on several factors, such as.

There are only a few days left to get your taxes done. You can do that via Direct Pay, the Electronic Federal Tax Payment System or a credit or debit card.

The IRS could even begin a collections action against you, which Martin said could lead to a lien being attached to your property, or a levy on your accounts.

Meaning, use your tax return as a learning experience and always be on the look out for thieves posing as the IRS who pressure you into sending them money.

"For those that wait until April 17th to mail their returns, try to mail as early in the day as possible", U.S. Postal Service spokeswoman Kim Frum said in a statement provided to Newsweek.