Washington (Aug. 3, 2004) — For almost 8.5 million taxpayers who opted for the automatic extension of time to file, the deadline for filing their 2003 returns is August 16.

The Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers with extensions to file their returns by August 16 to avoid the late filing penalty, which is 5 percent per month of the unpaid tax. Help may be available, however, for people who cannot file by August 16.

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