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Stop Stalling: Tax Extension Deadline Is Almost Here

By Maryalene LaPonsie

However, even those who have the option of waiting should consider filing earlier if they are able. “[People] should file as soon as they can if they owe money,” says Eric Bronnenkant, head of tax for online investment firm Betterment. While those in disaster relief areas won’t get hit by a late filing penalty, interest on unpaid taxes will continue to compound.

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This article originally published October 13th, 2017 on U.S. News & World Report.