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IRS confirms tax filing season to begin January 28

Through April 15th

Despite the government shutdown, the Internal Revenue Service today confirmed that it will process tax returns beginning January 28, 2019 and provide refunds to taxpayers as scheduled.

As in past years, the IRS will begin accepting and processing individual tax returns once the filing season begins. For taxpayers who usually file early in the year and have all of the needed documentation, there is no need to wait to file. They should file when they are ready to submit a complete and accurate tax return.

The filing deadline to submit 2018 tax returns is Monday, April 15, 2019 for most taxpayers. Because of the Patriots’ Day holiday on April 15 in Maine and Massachusetts and the Emancipation Day holiday on April 16 in the District of Columbia, taxpayers who live in Maine or Massachusetts have until April 17, 2019 to file their returns.

Software companies and tax professionals will be accepting and preparing tax returns before Jan. 28 and then will submit the returns when the IRS systems open later this month. The IRS strongly encourages people to file their tax returns electronically to minimize errors and for faster refunds.

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    Crystal Beach is offering Water Aerobics classes again this year. Mondays/Wednesdays/Fridays-9a-10a Tuesdays/Thursdays 7p-8p Bring your own noodle. No children allowed in or around pool during classes Classes are $2 per session or $30 for season pass If you purchase a season pool pass-aerobics class is included at no additional charge

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    5$ a semester to participate Registration forms and instrumental rental contracts must be completed before participating Sacred Ballet- Thursdays Mini-Mites (ages3-5) 4pm Beginner (ages6-8) 4:30pm Intermediate/advanced (ages 9-17) 5pm Dancers MUST have these items for class: Girls- ballet slippers, leotard, tutu/skirt, solid color tights Boy-solid color leggins, solid color tee, ballet slippers Ukulele Class- Thursdays 4pm (ages 8+) This is a great starter instrument for those interested in learning how to play guitar. It's also smaller in size, which helps younger students wanting to learn to play. Ukulele students must have these items per semester: Music/instrument/ rental instrument contract Private Music Lessons- Time individually scheduled (ages 8+) Private music lesson needs to have an interview to see if they are ready for lessons. Private music lessons are for brass instruments, beginner piano, voice, and music theory. Instrumental and music students must have these items per semester: Music/instrument/rental instrumental contract

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American Legion Legacy Run makes its way to Madison

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