April 10, 2018
The deadline to file your taxes is rapidly approaching. This year, Tax Day is Tuesday, April 17. If you haven't filed yet, or need assistance filing, below are some helpful resources to help you save time and money.
- The IRS' "Free File" program allows taxpayers earning less than $66,000 to file online for free, and offers free fillable forms for all taxpayers.
- Free, in-person counseling is available to qualifying taxpayers: the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) is available to anyone earning less than $54,000 a year and the Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) service is available for people aged 60 and above. Click here to find a VITA or TCE site near you.
- IRS assistance is available by visiting IRS.gov 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Telephone assistance is available Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. by calling toll-free 1-800-829-1040.
- Check the status of your refund be visiting the IRS' "Where's My Refund?" website. Be sure to have your Social Security number, filing status, and exact refund amount available to locate your refund. Updates are made daily, and available 24 hours after e-filing.
As always, if you have any questions or need help with a federal agency, feel free to contact my office at 317-283-6516.
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