Tax Day Deals 2018: Cheap cocktails, food specials in NYC


If you don't plan on disclosing your crypto gains/losses on your taxes, at the very least, make sure you have a good tax attorney on speed dial.

You can use any electronic filing method you choose, but it's worth noting that the IRS says about 70 percent of taxpayers are eligible to file their tax return at no charge by using IRS Free File software. You'll need to enter your Social Security number, your filing status and the refund amount you put on your return.

For 2018, the IRS has issued more than 737,000 PTINs to tax preparers.

By law, any American whose gross income is over $10,000 (or $25,000 for married couples filing jointly) or who earned more than $400 from self-employment must file a federal income tax return.

Bruegger's Bagels. Bruegger's Bagels brings back its annual Tax Day deal for a whole week, April 11-17, to match the extended tax filing season and lighten taxpayers' load.

You can still file your state and federal returns through the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance website for free or head to a drop-in site like the Wal-Mart in East Greenbush where Jackson Hewitt Tax Service will be on hand to help you file from 8am-12am.

Everyone's default assumption is that April 15 is the tax filing deadline.

Dishonest and unscrupulous tax preparers, including some who are "ghost" tax preparers, perpetuate refund fraud and scams that hurt honest taxpayers who are simply trying to do the right thing and file a legitimate tax return.

Paper forms require a postmarked date of no later than Tuesday, April 17, 2018 to be considered timely.

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Tax rates have varied widely over the years, especially for the nation's highest earners, ranging from an initial low of around 7 percent in 1913 to a top rate of 91 percent in the early 1960s.

Quiznos. To celebrate Tax Day, Quiznos To celebrate Tax Day, Quiznos is offering a 10.40 percent deduction off any purchase including catering, on April 17 to new or existing Toasty Points loyalty app members at all participating USA locations.

If you really can't get your tax return done, seek an extension.

You can also mail in an IRS Form 4868; the above link has a copy you can download and print out.

If you still haven't filed, you are not alone.

Taxpayers are reminded, however, that an extension of time to file is not an extension of time to pay. "However, an extension to file is not an extension to pay any taxes owed".

The federal income tax system is created to be progressive, which means the more taxable income you make, the higher the tax rate.