Americans have two extra days to file their income taxes this year

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Maagero added not to forget about the new tax system beginning next year, "This is the last year of the tax laws that were in effect for '17, ' so a lot the deductions and credits that were available to you, are going to be going away".

Although this is generally referred to as a six-month extension, note that although Tax Day this year is April 17, 2018, rather than April 15, your 2017 tax return will be due on October 15, 2018.

They must be filed by midnight April 17. If a person consistently gets tax refunds every year, they can adjust their federal income tax withholding by updating their Form W-4 with their employer.

Filing a tax extension is free.

Credit Karma Tax GM explained that there is a "good chance that the perceived complexities of reporting cryptocurrency gains are pushing filers to wait until the very last minute".

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Or you can pay a penalty of up to 25-percent.

Taxes are due on Tuesday. For more information, visit http://www.irs.gov/Individuals/Free-Tax-Return-Preparation-for-You-by-Volunteers.

The most popular planned use of tax refunds, coming in at 43%, is adding the money to their savings.

The feds say Davis and Felder-Ruiz filed the inflated returns to generate more business for Get Organized, and thus enrich themselves. Go back and look at what you paid in taxes previous year, including both withholdings and any payments you made (including estimated quarterly payments as well as payments you made last April). Workers are starting to see more take-home pay as employers implement the new withholding guidelines from the IRS.

To find out how much you have to pay, you can use the payment estimator provided by the IRS on their website.

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