Taxday Closing In

1 decade 7 months 3 weeks ago Tuesday, April 17 2007 Apr 17, 2007 Tuesday, April 17, 2007 5:40:16 PM CDT April 17, 2007 in News
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But one accounting firm in Columbia didn't get their usual rush of last minute tax payers. Jim Casey and company of Columbia had extra accountants on hand to combat all the last minute tax payers. But this year they didn't get their usual rush. One reason could be that people weren't aware of the two day extension. Every year people wait and turn in their taxes on the last day. But Charles Roberts decided not to be one of those people.

"I'm just not built to wait for the last day. I just can't do that, i would be worried for three months and I don't want that. So I took care of it a couple months ago," said Charles Roberts.

Roberts wasn't the only one who turned in his taxes early. Accountants at Casey and Company saw fewer last minute tax payers this year.

"We always have a big rush on the deadline day and were always short of staff. So today we have plenty of staff but we don't have a rush. And it's delightful," said Joan Casey, accountant.

Casey says people didn't realize the filing deadline was pushed back two days. Most of her clients picked up their tax forms yesterday.

"We only have about 15 or 20 more to distribute and then were going home," Casey said.

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