Thursday, April 14, 2011

Tax Procrastinator? Taxes are due April 18th!

Did you know that taxes are due April 18th this year (2011)?

Taxpayers can thank a little-known holiday in Washington, D.C., for extending the deadline to file tax returns until April 18 this year.

Washington observes the anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln signing the Compensated Emancipation Act that freed 3,100 slaves in the Capital on April 16, 1862. Because April 16 falls on Saturday, the holiday will be observed on Friday this year and tax returns aren’t due until Monday.

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