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Tax Day has arrived. Read this if you still need to file

17 April 2018

Users who are clicking on the "Direct Pay" button on the front of the website are getting an alert that the service is now unavailable - on the day taxes are due - hours before the midnight deadline.

The bulk of the deals are only offered on the official Internal Revenue Service tax filing deadline day, April 17, but a few started early or extend later. It's Emancipation Day to mark the date that President Abraham Lincoln freed slaves there in 1862.

Use IRS2Go. IRS2Go is a free app that you can use to make a payment with Direct Pay and by debit or credit card.

If you really can't get your tax return done, seek an extension.

The tax filing deadline this year is Tuesday, April 17. Doing so - whether through e-file or IRS Free File - vastly reduces tax return errors, as the tax software does the calculations, flags common errors and prompts taxpayers for missing information.

ADOR encourages taxpayers to file electronically and to use direct deposit for refunds because it is faster and more secure.

If you owe taxes to the government and don't file them or request an extension, you'll be hit with steep penalty and interest fees.

With people waiting until close to the final day to prepare their taxes, Gardner said customers should come to the office prepared. Some people may be wondering, "Well, what if I just choose not to file my taxes?" Therefore, the deadline was pushed to Tuesday, April 17th. "By filing an extension, you have until October 15 this year to complete your return", Martin explained.

"We're getting a lot of calls right now about people not receiving their state refunds", said Lawhorne.

Time is running out to file your taxes without being penalized. The IRS says electronic payment options are the quickest and easiest payment options.

If you don't plan on disclosing your crypto gains/losses on your taxes, at the very least, make sure you have a good tax attorney on speed dial.

According to H&R block, 61 percent of millennial's file their taxes on their own.

Tax Day has arrived. Read this if you still need to file