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Keep eye out for mistakes when doing last-minute tax returns

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WILLMAR -- The stress and rush of meeting today's midnight deadline to file 2008 tax returns could result in people making mistakes.

Last-minute tax filers are more likely to make simple errors, said Carrie Resch, IRS spokeswoman in St. Paul. "It's typically a lot higher at the end of the season," she said.

Of the 2.6 million Minnesotans that will file tax returns this year, about 40 percent will be filed in the last two weeks.

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
(320) 894-9750
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