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Last Minute Tax Dash

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

It's April 15th and plenty of New Yorkers who waited till the last minute are rushing to get their taxes in on time. At the Farley Post Office on eighth avenue and 34th street, WNYC caught up with Walter Elliot, who was in the midst of preparing his forms:

ELLIOT: I think it's going to be a painful tax year. I'll put it that way. I think I'm going to be owing, I just have that gut feeling. I haven't done all the calculations yet, but that's my observation. And as they say, 'I owe, I owe, so it's off to work I go.'

Many taxpayers are saying this year will be especially hard on them, given the financial crisis. It's affecting postal workers too -- a group was on the street protesting staff cutbacks and the closure of three post offices in the city.

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