Waiting Until the Last Minute to File Taxes May Come with a Price

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 When it comes to filing your taxes waiting until the last minute could come with a hefty price.

The United way is offering free services for families who qualify until the end of march. Community Impact Director, Becky Clawson said don’t wait until the last minute to file your tax returns.

"If their audited or if the IRS looks that up their there certainly are penalties involved if you don’t file your taxes. Most people have money coming back to them so we want you to qualify for that and get that back, there’s no reason not to, we’re here to help you and it’s totally free," said Clawson.

Clawson said the United Way offers several trained volunteers to help assistant with your return.

"We’re not only doing their tax returns for this year but, sometimes mending returns from the previous years that they may have paid a couple of hundred dollars to have done and it contains an error. We’re trying to really help them in any way that we can identify while their in the clinic," said Clawson.

There’s still time if you haven’t filed your federal taxes, you can make an appointment with the United Way by calling (740) 454-6874.

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