Simple tips if you still need to file taxes

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The deadline to file your 2017 taxes is quickly approaching, and that may be overwhelming for those last minute procrastinators with the deadline to file them without penalty falling tomorrow.

But a Washington, D.C., holiday - Emancipation Day - on Monday has pushed the deadline to midnight on Tuesday. In Puerto Rico, which is a USA territory, residents aren't required to pay federal income tax if their income is only from sources within Puerto Rico, but they do pay Social Security, Medicare, import, expert and commodity taxes, for a total federal tax bill of more than $3 billion per year, according to the New York Times.

Since 1950, individual income taxes have been the primary source of revenue for the USA federal government. Do you have an IRS tax bill?

This is the last time taxpayers will file under the former tax code.

And looking ahead into next year's tax filing, be aware that changes at the federal level mean some local taxes and property tax deductions will now be capped at $10,000.

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Not facing the situation leaves the person with greater penalties (and usually, anxiety, sometime poor career/business/life decisions) just because they did not file a tax return on time. Hardee's famous Made from Scratch Biscuits are handmade with real buttermilk and baked fresh each morning starting at 4 a.m.

Rubio's Coastal Grill: For Tax Day, the chain's usual Tuesday taco specials are available all day instead of only during select hours.

To be considered timely, your taxes must be postmarked by the U.S. Postal Service by 11:59 p.m. New members also get a free four-inch sub for downloading the smartphone app. "Some of the deals are general freebies, while other restaurants and retailers are offering discount prices, reflecting the "stats and numbers" reminiscent of Tax Season - like Boston Market's deal for a $10.40 meal special, playing up the Form 1040 reference".

Hooters: Through Tuesday, kids 12 and younger get a free kids meal eat with an adult purchase of $10 or more at participating locations. Gimaldi's has locations in 13 states including California and Texas. This is the fifth year in a row that Sonny's BBQ has offered its customers a sweet deal for Tax Day. Does not include Baby Backs or AYCE. Purge the paper, clear the clutter and protect privacy, with free shredding services at all Office Depot and OfficeMax retail stores, March 18 - April 28.

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