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The IRS has extended the filing deadline because of technical problems. Taxpayers now have until midnight Wednesday to file their returns or extension requests and pay their taxes. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The IRS estimates that more than $65 million has been lost to phone tax scammers in the last five years. They're most active during high tax season in March and April. mihailomilovanovic/Getty Images hide caption

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As Tax Day Approaches, Watch Out For Phone Scammers

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In December, New York tax department investigators seized 757 liters of untaxed liquor brought into the state in this vehicle. New York State Department of Taxation and Finance hide caption

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Donald Trump signs a dollar bill for a supporter during a campaign rally in Richmond, Va., during the presidential campaign. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Tax Bill Could Offer New Way To Funnel Political Cash — And Make It Tax-Deductible

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The Treasury inspector general for tax administration has found that the IRS targeted not just conservative groups but also scores of organizations with words like "progressive" in their names. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump holds up a proclamation after signing it in the Rose Garden of the White House on Thursday. Trump said he was making it easier for churches and religious groups to take part in politics without risk of losing their tax-exempt status. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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There are signs that fewer immigrants in the U.S. illegally are filing taxes than in previous years. Ronnie Kaufman/Getty Images hide caption

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Tax Filings Seen Dipping Amid Trump Crackdown On Illegal Immigration

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Court documents show the Internal Revenue Service's office in charge of vetting applications for tax-exempt status focused on conservative groups. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A Real-Life Tax Scam: This Is What IRS Phone Fraud Sounds Like

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