Based on Internal Revenue Service tax return filing data, it looks like around 7 million Americans have yet to submit their 2016 forms.
They need to get busy. (Yes, I get to say they, not we, this year since I filed my 1040 this summer.) The absolute, final due date is less than a week away.
The six-month filing extension typically kicks the extended deadline to Oct. 15. But since that’s on a Sunday this year, the IRS is giving extreme procrastinators until Monday, Oct. 16.
So that you don’t waste any of these last few days you have to work on filling out your Form 1040 — not to mention not wasting any possible tax savings — here are 10 last-minute filing tips.