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Tax Filing Day April 18th for 2016

submitted on February 7, 2016 by CouponNut in "Member's Lounge"
Relax an extra 3 days! The IRS has extended the filing of taxes for 2016 with the deadline date of April 18th, due to Emancipation Day. Emancipation Day is Washington D.C.state holiday and is always recognized on April 16th, however with this year falling on a Saturday, it will be recognized on April 15th and the Federal Offices closed.




On April 16, 1862, Abraham Lincoln, who was the US president at the time, signed the Compensated Emancipation Act, which freed more than 3000 slaves in the District of Columbia.



On January 4, 2005, Mayor Anthony A. Williams signed legislation making Emancipation Day an official public holiday in the District. Although Emancipation Day occurs on April 16, by law when April 16 falls during a weekend, Emancipation Day is observed on the nearest weekday


Timeline: http://www.timeanddate.com/hol.....ion-day-dc
https://the-yearcalendar.com/emancipation-day.html
     

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  • 225674
    2kidsnuts
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    Posted by 2kidsnuts on February 7, 2016
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    Thanks for posting the reminder!
  • 227717
    CouponNut
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    Posted by CouponNut on April 13, 2016
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    Reminder only 5 more days left!
  • 227748
    CouponNut
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    Posted by CouponNut on April 14, 2016
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    The IRS is cracking down on healthcare for 2015, so I hope you have the information showing on your W2 (box 15) or have received at 1095A form from the Marketplace or 1095B or 1095C from your employer. Most tax accountants will not file your return without this information.
  • 227763
    YanBz
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    Posted by YanBz on April 14, 2016
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    Almost forgot to mail my state return today! :-/
  • 227812
    2kidsnuts
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    Posted by 2kidsnuts on April 15, 2016
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    I filed last week online, easy to do.
  • 227821
    CouponNut
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    Posted by CouponNut on April 16, 2016
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    Working on mine this weekend, I always wait, file online.
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    StarWarrior
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    Posted by StarWarrior on April 16, 2016
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    Always efile automatically adds totals.
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    • Pennydaze
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      Posted by Pennydaze on April 16, 2016
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      Me too, don't need a tax preparer.
  • 227955
    CouponNut
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    Posted by CouponNut on April 18, 2016
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    The hours are counting down right now! I have mine sitting in the electronic mode waiting for the last click! Big Grin
  • 227966
    Pennydaze
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    Posted by Pennydaze on April 18, 2016
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    Our post office posted a sign last pickup at 6pm, bet that made last minute paper filers mad.

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