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A pen lying on top of income tax forms.
Work Year
  1. Daylight Savings Time
  2. Income Tax Day (April 15)
  3. Take our Daughters and Sons to Work Day
  4. Secretary’s Day (Last Wednesday in April)
  5. National Boss Day (October 16)
  6. Office Christmas Parties
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Woman takes papers from passing cars
On Tax Day, local post offices may set up mail collections on the side of the road.
Photo Courtesy the Cincinnati Enquirer. Copyright 2003 The Cincinnati Enquirer. All rights reserved. Photo by Craig Ruttle.
Income Tax Day (April 15)
April 15 is the filing deadline for the U.S. income tax. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS), the federal agency responsible for collecting income tax revenues, depends on U.S. citizens to voluntarily follow the law and calculate and pay their income tax. Most people calculate and send in their taxes themselves, using forms provided by the government. People with complex finances use professional tax preparers to calculate and file their tax returns. In the 1990s, the IRS began accepting tax returns online, making it possible for people to calculate their tax payments with computer software and submit their payments via the Internet.
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