tax deadline

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  The deadline for filing your 2011 taxes is quickly approaching. The Internal Revenue Service says Tuesday April 17, one week from tomorrow, is the last day to file taxes without penalty.

Here in Middle Tennessee, United Way is offering free tax preparation assistance. Individuals and families earning up to $57,000 a year may qualify for help with their taxes. You can call the 211 United Way help line to confirm that you qualify, to get the address of the nearest tax prep site, and for a checklist of items you’ll need to bring along.