In spite of the government shutdown that has shuttered many departments in the IRS, the deadline to file tax year 2012 returns remains October 15th. That means, even though the IRS may not be able to process your return, you still have to pay your taxes on time or risk penalties and interest for failing to file. The IRS has issued the following tips:
Many taxpayers–especially living in coastal NY & NJ–have not filed yet due to the destruction inflicted by Hurricane Sandy on property and tax records. If you need assistance filing your tax returns, an R&G Brenner tax professional can help.