Daily Tax Update - April 6, 2007

MOST LAST-MINUTE TAX RETURNS FILED ELECTRONICALLY: Today, the IRS said that more and more taxpayers are using e-file in advance of the April 17 tax deadline than in years past. New IRS statistics show that while e-file is up for this year, the increase was even more significant during the month of March. The IRS said that the average refund this year is $2,394, up from $2,314 last year.

  • IRS Commissioner Mark Everson said, "Electronic filing is more than just a quick refund. E-file is a great option for last-minute filers, because the IRS verifies that it has received your return. People who file electronically make fewer mistakes, too. That can give you real peace of mind when you’re rushing to meet the deadline."

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