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FEDERAL TAX RETURN DEADLINE EXTENDED

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FOR THE SECOND YEAR IN A ROW TAXPAYERS IN NEBRASKA, IOWA AND OTHER STATES WILL GET A LITTLE EXTRA TIME TO FILE THEIR FEDERAL INCOME TAXES.

THE INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE SAYS IT IS DELAYING THE FILING DEADLINE FROM THE TRADITIONAL APRIL 15TH TO MAY 17TH.

GOVERNOR PETE RICKETTS SAYS NEBRASKA WILL DO THE SAME FOR STATE TAX RETURNS:

NEBTAX4 OC….TO FILE YOUR TAXES. :18

IN EACH OF THE LAST TWO YEARS, PEOPLE HAVE HAD TO DEAL WITH TAX SITUATIONS COMPLICATED BY THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC.

THE I-R-S MOVED THE DEADLINE BACK LAST YEAR TO JULY 15TH. THE I-R-S IS EXTRA BUSY BECAUSE IT CURRENTLY DISTRIBUTING ABOUT 150-MILLIONS FEDERAL STIMULUS PAYMENTS.

AS OF WEDNESDAY, 90-MILLION HAD BEEN SENT OUT.