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No suburban post offices open late for Tax Day

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  • In this  file photo, a motorist drops off his taxes  outside the a post office on April 15.  Suburban taxpayers who are waiting until the last minute to file their taxes Monday will have to drive to Chicago to find a post office open late.

      In this file photo, a motorist drops off his taxes outside the a post office on April 15. Suburban taxpayers who are waiting until the last minute to file their taxes Monday will have to drive to Chicago to find a post office open late.
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Suburban taxpayers who are waiting until the last minute to file their taxes Monday will have to drive to Chicago to find a post office open late.

A U.S. Postal Service spokesman said the service will not be extending hours at any of its suburban post offices to accommodate last-minute filers.

Instead, only the Main Post Office at 433 W. Harrison Street in Chicago will be accepting tax returns until midnight, according to a postal service news release.

Tax returns sent through a suburban post office must be dropped off by the regular closing time to make the midnight IRS deadline of being postmarked on April 15.

Area post office hours can be found at https://tools.usps.com/go/POLocatorAction_input.

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