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ahfmd
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If I am due a refund do I need to file my taxes by the 18th?

 
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PaulaM
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If I am due a refund do I need to file my taxes by the 18th?

Yes. Failure to file by the due (even if you are receiving a refund) date will cause penalties. 

If you can't file by 4/18/17, then file for an extension.

Federal extension:

https://ttlc.intuit.com/questions/1901031-how-do-i-file-an-irs-extension-form-4868-in-turbotax-onlin... 

State extension:

https://ttlc.intuit.com/questions/1899449-how-do-i-file-an-extension-for-my-state-in-easy-extension 

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PaulaM
Employee Tax Expert

If I am due a refund do I need to file my taxes by the 18th?

Yes. Failure to file by the due (even if you are receiving a refund) date will cause penalties. 

If you can't file by 4/18/17, then file for an extension.

Federal extension:

https://ttlc.intuit.com/questions/1901031-how-do-i-file-an-irs-extension-form-4868-in-turbotax-onlin... 

State extension:

https://ttlc.intuit.com/questions/1899449-how-do-i-file-an-extension-for-my-state-in-easy-extension 

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ahfmd
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If I am due a refund do I need to file my taxes by the 18th?

Thanks!  State taxes aren't due until May 15th in Louisiana, correct?
PaulaM
Employee Tax Expert

If I am due a refund do I need to file my taxes by the 18th?

Correct! <a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="http://revenue.louisiana.gov/IndividualIncomeTax">http://revenue.louisiana.gov/IndividualIncomeTax</...>
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