deadline http://www.kplu.org en Teen helps taxpayers file returns by extended deadline this year http://www.kplu.org/post/teen-helps-taxpayers-file-returns-extended-deadline-year <p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-963391.mp3</p><p>Tax day is later than usual this year. The <a href="http://www.irs.gov/newsroom/article/0,,id=233910,00.html">deadline to file federal returns is Monday, April 18<sup>th</sup>.</a></p><p>The IRS didn&#39;t extend the cutoff just to give procrastinators more time. It did so to allow its employees to observe Emancipation Day, a holiday in Washington, D.C. to honor when Abraham Lincoln signed a law that ended slavery in the District.</p><p>A lot of taxpayer still dread filing their returns, even with a few extra days. That&rsquo;s not the case for one local teenager. She&rsquo;s the youngest person out of 650 people to volunteer with United Way of King County to help people prepare their taxes.&nbsp; Fri, 15 Apr 2011 13:00:00 +0000 Charla Bear 1204 at http://www.kplu.org Teen helps taxpayers file returns by extended deadline this year