Last minute tax tips before Tuesday's filing deadline

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Also, if you filed in January or early February and claimed the refundable Earned Income Tax Credit or the Additional Child Tax Credit, the IRS by law was not allowed to start sending that money out until February 15.

Credit Karma has revealed that less than 100 people (out of 250,000 filers) have reported their Bitcoin holdings thus far to the IRS, despite the looming April 17 tax filing deadline.

For those of you who still need to turns yours in, experts with Quality Tax Service share a few last-minute tips. "You should file your tax return on time each year, even if you're not able to pay all the taxes you owe by the due date".

Believe it or not, the IRS maintains a list of individual tax preparers that the agency believes do not accurately file an adequate number of returns.

Sanford from the IRS said it order to be considered timely it must bear that postmark of the final day of filing - in this case this year April 17.

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We know what you're thinking: It doesn't matter how late I file my taxes, as long as I get them in before the deadline.

Taxpayers have until Tuesday to file. Nearly all rejected extensions are the result of submitting incorrect information, such as a name or Social Security number that does not match IRS records. They say they will not initially contact you through email, text, social media or the phone.

Some of those options include Free File Alliance, Volunteer Income Tax Assistance, and AARP's Foundation Tax-Aide program.

Of course, you won't be paid a refund if you don't file. Ditto if you try to go to somewhere in person, such as a tax assistance center. Life changes, coupled with adjustments made to withholding tables by the IRS in concert with the new tax law, mean many Americans run the risk of having either too much or too little money taken out of their paychecks. That's why it's especially important to request a PIN from the IRS, if you're not already required to have one through your e-filing software. That will allow you to pay your tax debt over six years. After doing so, you may want to adjust your W-4 at work.

The IRS automatically identifies taxpayers located in the covered disaster area and applies automatic filing and payment relief.

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