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: Jussie Smollett Trial: Defense Suggests Abel Osundairo, Who Said He Was Paid To Help Stage Attack, Had Secret Romantic Relationship With Smollett
“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: Suburban Family Still In Shock After They Hired Home Improvement Contractor Via HomeAdvisor, Only For The Contractor To Smash Up Their Property
And it seems about 87 percent of Illinois tax returns were e-filed this year.MORE NEWS: Illinois Reports Most New COVID-19 Cases In More Than A Year, As Testing Hits All-Time High
After filing your Illinois return, you should get your refund in about four weeks, if you are expecting one.