Monday April 15; Guess What Day It Is...


WASHINGTON — With the fast-approaching April tax deadline, the Internal Revenue Service is reaching out to millions of last-minute filers, reminding them of the plethora of free tools and resources available on

As taxpayers across the nation gear up for the final push, IRS Commissioner Danny Werfel emphasized the agency's commitment to providing support. "Millions of taxpayers across the nation will be working on their tax returns during the final hours, and people should remember they have many ways to get last-minute help," said Werfel. offers a comprehensive array of services, from tax preparation assistance to answers to tax law inquiries, refund tracking, and even options for filing for a six-month extension. Moreover, the IRS has extended its assistance with special Saturday hours available at 70 Taxpayer Assistance Centers nationwide.

For most of the nation, the tax deadline is April 15, while taxpayers in Maine and Massachusetts have until April 17 due to state holidays. Additionally, certain groups, including those in disaster areas and active-duty military members, are automatically granted extensions.

The IRS urges taxpayers who need more time to file to explore the various options for obtaining an automatic extension, but emphasizes that any taxes owed must still be paid by the April 15 deadline to avoid penalties and late fees.

According to IRS estimates, around 19 million taxpayers are expected to file for an automatic extension this year. Despite already receiving over 100 million tax returns, the IRS anticipates a surge of filings as the deadline draws near.

Werfel expressed gratitude for the collective effort involved in ensuring a smooth tax season, acknowledging the contributions of tax professionals, software providers, and state tax agencies.

For those seeking last-minute assistance, offers a wealth of resources tailored to individual and business needs. Taxpayers can access tools such as the Interactive Tax Assistant and Where's My Refund? tool, as well as obtain federal tax information through the Online Account and Get Transcript features.

To expedite the process and avoid delays, the IRS encourages taxpayers to file electronically and opt for direct deposit. Additionally, the agency provides options for payment plans for those unable to pay their full tax bill by the deadline.

As taxpayers race to meet the deadline, the IRS underscores the importance of adjusting withholding to prevent future tax surprises. The Tax Withholding Estimator empowers individuals to assess their tax obligations and make informed decisions about their withholding.

With the April 15 deadline looming, the IRS stands ready to assist taxpayers in navigating the final stretch of the tax season. Whether seeking answers to tax questions or exploring filing options, serves as a valuable resource for individuals and businesses alike, ensuring a seamless tax-filing experience.

Subscribe to the LIVE! Daily

The LIVE! Daily is the "newspaper to your email" for San Angelo. Each content-packed edition has weather, the popular Top of the Email opinion and rumor mill column, news around the state of Texas, news around west Texas, the latest news stories from San Angelo LIVE!, events, and the most recent obituaries. The bottom of the email contains the most recent rants and comments. The LIVE! daily is emailed 5 days per week. On Sundays, subscribers receive the West Texas Real Estate LIVE! email.


Most Recent Videos

Post a comment to this article here:

X Close