IRS reminds 90,000 Nevada taxpayers of Monday's extension deadline

The Internal Revenue Service is urging some 90,000 Nevada taxpayers to double-check their returns and then file them electronically with the agency on or before Monday.

Raphael Tulino, an IRS spokesman, said Thursday the deadline is for those who requested a six-month extension to file their tax returns in April.

Though Monday is the last day for most people, some still have additional time, including members of the military and others serving in Afghanistan or other combat zones. Typically, they have at least 180 days after they leave to both file returns and pay any taxes due.

"Try to avoid waiting until the very last minute and do consider all that is available to make it easier," Tulino said. "The IRS has plenty of resources to make it easy and convenient."

Tulino said details on all filing and payment options for federal taxes are on

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