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IRS announces 2018 tax season begins on January 29

The 2018 tax filing season will begin on Jan. 29, the IRS announced. That’s the date the IRS will begin accepting electronic and paper returns (though many tax professionals and software companies will accept returns earlier). Processing returns will begin in mid-Feb. The earliest that refunds claiming the earned income credit or additional child tax credit will be available will be Feb. 27. The IRS expects over 90% of refunds to be issued within 21 days. The last date to file without an extension is April 17, 2018. Here’s more: http://bit.ly/2AsE8U9

Bradley H. Kearns, CPA, bkearns@sek.com

Nathaniel L. Fissel, CPA, MST, nfissel@sek.com

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