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The Wisconsin Department of Revenue also reminds taxpayers that they will not contact them by telephone or email regarding their income tax return. "Neither are good options", Agel said.

The IRS urges taxpayers to review their tax return carefully and ask questions if something is not clear before they sign and file it with the IRS.

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.

If that's not bad enough, the IRS will also charge you interest on those late taxes.

Events in your life may be unexpected and can interfere with the filing of your tax returns. Last year, 5 million taxpayers filed returns on the deadline day.

And the turn-around time to get your refund is pretty fast: The IRS issues 9 out of 10 refunds in less than 21 days after a return is filed.

I'm not certain how many people really look forward to a looming tax deadline.

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But you shouldn't assume that your local post office has extended hours.

Sharpe continued, "If they file an extension it does eliminate some penalties but not everything".

Just fill out form 4868, and you get six months of extra time, making your new tax deadline October 15.

Many businesses around the country are offering rewards to tired taxpayers. Include your name, address, phone number, Social Security number, tax year, and the 1040-V payment voucher (or other vouchers as appropriate for the tax form you are submitting).

According to H&R block, 61 percent of millennial's file their taxes on their own. In a matter of minutes, anyone, regardless of income, can use this free service to electronically request an extension on Form 4868, Application for Automatic Extension of Time to File U.S. Individual Income Tax Return.

If you can not pay what you owe before the deadline, you should consider getting help or filing an extension. Filing an extension gives you an extra six months to fund these plans. Sickness, death, births, divorces, unexpected job changes, and natural disasters all can stop you from focusing on your tax return.

Electronic Federal Tax Payment System (EFTPS) - This is the IRS-run equivalent of EFW.

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