If your 2011 returns were filed months ago and you've already cashed your rebate or mailed a check to the IRS, then you'll be breathing easy this weekend as Tax Day approaches.
But for the few who waited until the last minute — here it is. You 2011 tax return must be filed by Tuesday, April 17 this year. Miss the deadline and pay a penalty and interest.
Tax preparation services are offered right here in Martinez up until the eleventh hour. Here's a few of the local tax firms you can find in our directory:
, 3800 Vista Oaks Dr, Tel: 925-335-2500
, 841 Arnold Dr, Martinez, Tel: 925-372-3722
, 535 Main St, Martinez, Tel: 925-228-4485
, 1110 Alhambra Ave, Martinez, Tel: 925-228-2281
, 3755 Alhambra Ave, Martinez, Tel: 925-372-0759
For relatively simple situations, there's always online services like TurboTax, which offers free filing for one federal return and $40 for a state return. Deluxe and premium services are available at a higher rate.
When did you file your 2011 return and how? Are you one of the latecomers? Let us know in the comments below.