PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Gather those documents, you only have three weeks from Tuesday to file your taxes.
Taxes are due April 17, that means you get two extra days because the 15th is a Sunday and Monday is a holiday in Washington D.C.READ MORE: 6 Pedestrians Hit By Driver While Leaving Chester Church, Police Say
IRS Spokesman Michael Devine says more than 69 million returns have been filed.READ MORE: 21-Year-Old Dead, 2 Injured During Saturday Night Shootings Across Philadelphia
“We’re almost exactly where we were last year with refunds,” Devine said. “We’ve issued more than 55 million refunds. That’s $166 billion.MORE NEWS: Philadelphia Kicks Off First Parade Celebrating All Winter Holidays Following First Omicron COVID Case
The average refund is $3,000. If you’re not going to be able to file your return in time, request a six-month extension for the paperwork, but pay any money you owe now or face fines and penalties.