April 17 is the deadline to file this year because April 15 is a Sunday and Monday, April 16 is Emancipation Day in Washington, DC. April 17 is also the deadline for Arkansans to claim $8 million in refunds due from 2008.
You can get free tax help at more than 80 locations statewide. Click here to find the location nearest you. You can also do your taxes online for free. Click here to get started or here to learn more about the program.
Arkansans who lost their homes or who had their mortgages restructured during 2011 may be able to avoid paying tax on debt that was forgiven by the lender. Click here to find out if you qualify.
Watch the attached video to hear David Stell, the IRS spokesperson for Arkansas and Oklahoma, explain how to do your taxes right and maybe save a few bucks along the way.