Reminder Taxpayers: Filing Deadline Comes Late This Year

It may already be April, but taxpayers have a little more time to file their tax returns with the IRS. According to (, the filing deadline for this year is Monday, April 17th, since the 15th falls on a Saturday.

“It may not be a lot of extra time, but for those who are filing their own taxes at sites like, this year’s tax deadline affords a couple of extra days to organize all the necessary information,” stated Michele Tyson, spokesperson. “For some who anticipate owing, two days may make a big difference in pulling together the money they need.”

Tyson also noted that will continue to have free expert telephone support available for its customers through April 17th. The company is one of the only tax filing sites to offer telephone support at no extra charge. gives customers the ability to easily file taxes online from all fifty states. The IRS-authorized e-file provider collects taxpayers’ information through a step-by-step interview, then the proprietary software does all necessary calculations, checks for errors, selects the proper tax forms and fills them in. Customers can then e-file with one click of the mouse–an attractive feature for customers who prefer to file their returns as close to the deadline as possible.

The basic service is $29.95 and includes filling out the federal 1040 with unlimited W-2s; electronic filing is just $20 more. In every case, live expert assistance is included at no extra charge.

“We know there are plenty of taxpayers who have neither spoken to an accountant nor visited and who therefore may not realize the tax filing deadline has been extended this year,” said Tyson. “ wants to get the word out to those folks that they have a little more time than they thought.”

About was founded in 2002 with the goal of helping people prepare and file their taxes quickly, easily and affordably. Since then, has grown to become one of the most popular online tax preparation services. For more information about, visit

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