Tax Day 2018: Freebies, discounts and deals


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.

"It will give you the time to get everything together, maximize your deductions and go ahead and file it and have it taken care of", said Byron Smith, a Shareholder at Gregory, Sharer & Stuart, CPAs. You'll need to enter your Social Security number, your filing status and the refund amount you put on your return.

And if you're mailing your tax return, you may be wondering: What are the post office hours on Tax Day 2018? In Puerto Rico, which is a US 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. Roughly 70% of taxpayers are eligible to file taxes for free, according to the IRS.

For those people who failed to file their return for 2014, this is the last filing season you can still do so and get your refund if one is owed.

Firehouse Subs: Get a free medium sub with the purchase of a medium or large sub, chips and drink from April 17 to 19. Any taxes due that haven't been paid by Tuesday at 11:59 p.m., will be assessed a penalty of 0.5 percent per month.

Individuals can file an extension easily.

Quiznos: On tax day, get a 10.40% percent deduction off any purchase, including catering for Toasty Points loyalty app members at all participating US locations.

Then it's important to remember that a tax refund is not a windfall. But if you still have questions, you can also speak with a tax preparer to help you request an extension.

Just fill out form 4868, and you get six months of extra time, making your new tax deadline October 15.

Filing an extension does not relieve you from the obligation to pay your taxes. They are granted automatically by the IRS as long as you complete Form 4868 and submit it by April 17. "Because if you do owe at the time you file you can receive an installment agreement".

Taxpayers who owe taxes can use IRS Direct Pay or any of several other electronic payment options.