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He said the IRS expects to receive about 168,000 requests for extensions from Alabamians.

If someone else claims you as a dependent, you don't have to file an income tax return if you make less than $6,350 from being someone else's employee and have less than $1,050 in income from investments; the threshold for self-employment also applies here.

"Paying someone to do them for you can be a good way to relieve some headache, and according to the survey, a third of Millennials already know this", Meg Sutton, director with H&R Block, said in a statement. You'll get a penalty if you miss both of these deadlines, though. "He actually gave me his badge number and told me all this stuff to make him seem as legitimate as possible".

That means you have until Tuesday to get your tax paperwork postmarked to the IRS.

"That $400 or $200 that they pay to get their tax returns done could've went into their savings account, so it's vitally important to have a service like this", said Desiree Radford, who is an Economic Development Corps. member, specializing in financial literacy. With paper filing, you oversee every detail with no immediate tax help available. The alleged offense varies from a mistake on your previous tax forms that's caused additional charges, to claims that you forgot to file, at some point. Never sign a blank return or one that is completed in pencil, and remember that you are legally responsible for all information on the form. Better you, e-file your return and let trusted software do the calculations for you.

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"The overall bill seems more like a hodgepodge of items and less like a thoughtful set of comprehensive reforms to help the IRS become more effective as a tax administrator", said Mark Mazur, a former U.S. Treasury official and analyst at the Tax Policy Center, a nonpartisan think tank.

"I was contacted by this guy saying he was part of the IRS, and that I had filed my taxes in a fraudulent manner", Smith said. If you live or work here, you're helping to pay for critical services like into police protection and, fire protection.

About 80% of taxpayers are owed refunds - although some of it has to do with deductions - and about 6% of taxpayers face higher taxes this year compared to previous years.

The affidavit in relation to the IRS petition came out with some surprising figures on tax disclosures. The failure to file a timely return and the failure to pay will amount to $50, $1,000 times 5%.

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