CHICAGO (CBS) — You have a few extra days to file your federal and state taxes this year.
Normally, the deadline is on April 15, but because that falls on a Saturday, and Monday is a holiday in the District of Columbia, the deadline is on April 18 for both federal and state returns.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Mainly Clear And Not As Cold Sunday Night
“For the 4 million taxpayers who have already filed their 2016 Illinois Individual Income tax returns, and have received refunds totaling over $760 million,” said Terry Horstman, Illinois Department of Revenue.READ MORE: At Least 20 Shot, 2 Killed In Weekend Violence In Chicago
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After filing your Illinois return, you should get your refund in about four weeks, if you are expecting one.