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Only hours remain to file taxes

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

It is the last day to get those federal tax returns in the mail.

The returns must be postmarked no later than midnight.

You can get an automatic six-month extension if you go to the IRS website and ask for a free file extension.

The extention gives taxpayers until October 15 to file a return.

Some post offices will be open late to accommodate the last minute rush. Click here for more

Louisiana residents have until May 15 to file their state tax returns.

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