Tomorrow is your last day to file taxes

Brenda Watkins
April 17, 2018

If you really can't get your tax return done, seek an extension. The IRS continues to pursue criminals who file fraudulent tax returns using someone else's Social Security number.

Even if taxpayers are applying for an extension and they owe money, they still have to pay by Tuesday, Roseman said.

If you try to file, and are missing a document, you can file for a six-month extension.

When you file, you will be required to pay money to the IRS.

Time is running out if you haven't already filed your taxes. Almost 80 percent of US households were in the 15 percent bracket or lower, including those Americans with no taxable income and those who don't file tax returns. You don't need to register, write a check or find a mailbox. Just do not forget to make that payment before the deadline, or you'll have to make a much bigger payment later.

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After filing, use "Where's My Refund?" on IRS.gov or download the IRS2Go Mobile App to track the status of a refund. This implies that if your return is filed later in the season you would have a better chance of not being audited.

"Filing for an extension doesn't get you an extension to pay", confirms Betterment Head of Tax Eric Bronnenkant.

William Perez, senior tax accountant at Visor told Moneyish, "The most efficient way to file an extension is to fill out and mail in Form 4868 which can be downloaded directly from the official IRS website".

In 2015, the nonpartisan Government Accountability Office noted the IRS effort to update the Electronic Fraud Detection System is over budget by more than $86 million. Make the check, money order or cashier's check payable to the U.S. Treasury. If filing a joint return, both spouses must sign.

As of April 6, the IRS had received 103.7 million individual tax returns, just slightly ahead of previous year. It's time to pay Uncle Sam.

A payment plan may be an option for individuals who owe $100 or more. An offer in compromise may allow you to settle for less than the full amount you owe.

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