Tax deadline: Things to know about filing taxes

Annette Kraft               CBS News

Annette Kraft CBS News

This includes 2017 individual income tax returns normally due on April 17, 2018. The agency has information here about what you need to do to file for a tax extension. For the 2015 tax filing year, the IRS indicated that only 802 people had included cryptocurrency gains or losses in their tax filings.

This photo shows an IRS W-4 form on Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018, in NY.

If you try to file, and are missing a document, you can file for a six-month extension.

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At H&R Block in Tyler, tax analyst's see a large influx of customers the last few days before the deadline. Mark Jaeger, director of tax development at TaxAct, said that some taxpayers are shareholders or partners in a business and are still waiting to receive their Schedule K-1 form.

On Tuesday, the IRS alerted consumers to a new email tax scam.

The tax deadline is usually April 15th, but this year, that's a Sunday. Seek help. 5. If you do have issues with the IRS, help is available and programs are in place so that you can become compliant again.

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If you are unsure how much you owe in taxes, here's some math to figure out what to pay now.

While many Americans enjoy getting a tax refund, others would rather have access to that money throughout the year.

"It will give you the time to get everything together, maximize your deductions and go ahead and file it and have it taken care of", said Byron Smith, a Shareholder at Gregory, Sharer & Stuart, CPAs. If your income is above that, multiply what you paid previous year by 1.1 (to get to 110%).

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However, if you can't find a way to pay - file anyway.

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