Tax filing deadline is April 17

Let's be rational

"While you can extend the time to file your taxes, the government still does expect you to make a payment to what your estimated tax liability may be".

Taxes are due Tuesday, but if you haven't filed them yet, no problem.

Tax experts say everyone is eligible to file for an extension, however, it must be submitted before midnight on Tuesday. You will need your Social security number, filing status and exact refund amount.

Some tax professionals believe that filing an extension will lower your chance of being audited by the IRS.

Taxpayers are reminded, however, that an extension of time to file is not an extension of time to pay. It will take more time in the long-run to correct your mistakes and will delay any refunds.

Falsely padding deductions on returns: Taxpayers should avoid the temptation to falsely inflate deductions or expenses on their tax returns. "It's a good thing, so just file your tax returns, be proactive, don't sit on it, go ahead and get it taken care of".

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Let's say you can pay, but plan to file an extension. Check the IRS website to find the address to which your check or money order should be mailed. Taxpayers should pay as much as they can to avoid possible penalties and interest. That means one will be charged five percent of an unpaid tax bill for every month it remains unpaid, up to 25 percent. Choose a payment processor to make a tax payment online, by phone or by mobile device.

Late payment penalties can apply.

Alternatively, taxpayers can request a payment agreement by filing Form 9465, Installment Agreement Request.

In short, do not forget to pay your tax bill on time.

The financial problems in Gary schools are far from solved, but emergency manager Peggy Hinckley says a new settlement releasing the district from almost $7 million in debt with the IRS is a step forward. As far as the IRS is concerned, I have worked to cut down on unnecessary agency spending, prevent the IRS from targeting taxpayers based on political party affiliation, and now it's time to move the IRS into the electronic age.

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