The department offers two tax filing services: e-File provides a list of software providers certified to submit forms electronically, and using its online forms, which offer fillable online versions of tax forms for taxpayers that prefer to prepare their own returns. They say they will not initially contact you through email, text, social media or the phone.
The returns - for the tax years 2011 to 2016 - caused the federal government to pay their clients $232,009 in bogus refunds, the feds say.
Don't forget about state taxes, advised Lisa Greene-Lewis, tax expert for TurboTax. They'll need to wait because they don't have the information necessary to compute their tax obligation.
Or you can pay a penalty of up to 25-percent.
At H&R Block in Tyler, tax analyst's see a large influx of customers the last few days before the deadline. It also includes the fourth quarter estimated tax payment normally due on January 16, 2018.
According to tax professionals, the IRS will never demand immediate payment or threaten to call police or immigration or ask for unusual payments, like gift cards or wire transfers. However, they're more than happy to hang on to the money they owe you if you don't.
Tax refunds from four years ago are gone for good after Tuesday.
"It will give you the time to get everything together, maximize your deductions and go ahead and file it and have it taken care of", said Byron Smith, a Shareholder at Gregory, Sharer & Stuart, CPAs.
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