Deadline to file taxes draws near


The deadline to file your taxes, or file for a six-month extension, is almost here.

The deadline is two days later than usual this year. Instead of the usual April 15th, it’s Tuesday, April 17th for 2018. The reasoning behind the change is because April 15th fell on a weekend this year.

Whenever that happens, the official filing deadline is the following Monday. However, Monday, April 16th is Emancipation Day, a legal holiday in Washington DC.

Despite the holiday, the IRS is open for business Monday to answer questions and accept returns.

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