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Get more out of Tax Day 2018 with these freebies and discounts

Get more out of Tax Day 2018 with these freebies and discounts

If you don't pay your tax bill by April 17, you'll face a penalty of 0.5 percent of the balance due for each month your taxes go unpaid, up to a maximum of 25 percent. The key phrase: "made from scratch".

The final day to file individual tax returns for 2017 is on Tuesday, April 17, 2018. Free File Fillable Forms means there is a free option for everyone.

"While you can extend the time to file your taxes, the government still does expect you to make a payment to what your estimated tax liability may be".

Even if you can't pay, still file.

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A tax extension does not change tax payment deadline.

Today is the deadline for most Americans to report their income taxes for the last calendar year and, if taxes are owed, to pay that debt.

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"To have a valid extension generally - you need to pay in 90% of the tax due at the time of the filing, so in that case by [April 17]", Speiss said. "We can send tax forms as late as 11:59 p.m. Tuesday".

No doubt, the future of IRS customer service will be heavily oriented to electronic filing - but also electronic communications.

The IRS said taxpayers wanting an extension must file the extension by tonight.

If you are unsure of what to do or how to handle your financial situation, consult or request help from a qualified professional. Ifound there's a ton of places offering Tax day deals throughout the U.S, I shared a couple of my favorite local places below.

The most common mistakes when filing taxes are careless: misspelling your name or writing the wrong social security number.

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. "With more locations participating this year, we hope that more people can experience the benefits of massage conveniently with HydroMassage".