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Tax Deadlines: With April 15 falling on a Saturday this year, federal tax returns are not due until Monday, April 17. However, residents of Washington, D.C., and six states served by the Andover, Mass., IRS processing center will receive an additional day to file because Monday is Patriot's Day, a state holiday in Massachusetts. Tax returns from states processed in Andover include Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York and Vermont.

Wealth may be concentrated in the upper tiers of American taxpayers, but complications in the tax laws remain quite democratic: They are spread across all income levels. We look at some pitfalls and tangles for taxpayers at several income levels.

Stories: High: Fading Benefits | Middle: AMT | Low: EITC

Q&As: Crenshaw | Singletary | Energy Credits | H&R Block | IRS



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