Southern California Tax Day Monday April 15 2019

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USA Tax Day is Monday April 15 2019.
The filing deadline is Midnight on Monday April 15 2019.

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) requires that Individuals must file a 2018 income tax return (Form 1040, 1040A, or 1040EZ) and pay any tax due.

If you want to request an automatic 6-month extension of time to file your return, use Form 4868 (Application for Automatic Extension of Time to File U.S. Individual Income Tax Return) to extend your filing deadline to October 15 2019.

You can also file an extension online.

The Filing Deadline is April 17, 2019, if you live in Maine or Massachusetts

The IRS accepts paper and electronic tax returns.

The IRS expects more than four out of five tax returns will be prepared electronically using tax software.

The IRS still anticipates issuing more than nine out of 10 refunds in less than 21 days

IRS Tips

The IRS strongly encourages people to file their tax returns electronically for faster refunds.

The IRS also reminds taxpayers that they should keep copies of their prior-year tax returns for at least three years.

Choosing e-file and direct deposit for refunds remains the fastest and safest way to file an accurate income tax return and receive a refund.

IRS.GOV offers Taxpayers with help filing and preparing their return.
Taxpayers can find answers to their tax questions and resolve tax issues online.

70 percent of the nation’s taxpayers are eligible for IRS Free File.
Commercial partners of the IRS offer free brand-name software to about 100 million individuals and families with incomes of $66,000 or less.

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) offer free tax help to people who qualify.
Go to and enter “free tax prep” in the search box to learn more and find a nearby VITA or TCE site, or download the IRS2Go smartphone app to find a free tax prep provider.
If eligible, taxpayers can also locate help from a community volunteer.

The IRS also reminds taxpayers that a trusted tax professional can provide helpful information and advice.
Tips for choosing a return preparer and details about national tax professional groups are available on

United States Postal Service (USPS) Tax Day Extended Hours

Santa Ana P&DC, 3101 W. Sunflower Ave., Santa Ana, 92799 (mail collected until midnight)

Los Angeles P&DC, 7001 S. Central Ave., Los Angeles, 90001 (mail collected until midnight)

San Bernardino P&DC, 1900 W. Redlands Blvd., San Bernardino, 92403 (mail collected until 8 p.m.)

Industry P&DC, 15421 E. Gale Ave., City of Industry, 91715 (mail collected until 10 p.m.)

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