Monday is the deadline to file
with the IRS, but many people are still finishing their taxes.
A tax preparer at Liberty Tax in Wausau says he's been
busy with last minute returns.
"You're going to be busy the last weekend
before tax return," said Anthony Havelkachibi. "Generally the three, four days before the
deadline. Yeah, you live taxes."
Rich Daniells admitted he had a late start this
"Usually I'm like the first one at the beginning
of the year because I'm waiting for my refund," said Daniells. "This year I was on unemployment for part of last
year, so I thought I'm going to owe taxes, so I'm going to wait until the very end to pay and it
turned out good actually."
Daniells told Newsline 9 he was even planning on filing an
extension to put off paying what he thought he owed.
"And they're like don't do that, don't do
that. Just come on in, make an appointment. We're sure we can help you out.
It's probably not as bad as you think. And it wasn't. So, it was good
advice," he said.
If you still haven't filed your taxes, experts
said there's still time before the deadline.
"We can e-file as of midnight and still get
you accepted by the IRS as to where people don't face the penalties," said
But to avoid those penalties he told us you need to
"If you haven't filed yet, you can still
file, even if you're missing information," he said.