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Mussman Encourages Taxpayers to Make Use of Free Tax Filing Services

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - With the April 15 tax filing deadline approaching, state Rep. Michelle Mussman, D-Schaumburg, is working to ensure that taxpayers are aware of state resources available to assist with processing tax returns and tracking the status of refunds. "The frustration that naturally comes during tax season should not be increased by paying unnecessary fees," Mussman said. "Often, tax preparation software and services advertise free federal filing, only to charge taxpayers a hidden fee to file their state tax returns." By visiting, Illinois residents can file their state income tax returns online as part of a free service provided by the...