Tax Pros Oppose Deadline Change: The proposed change in the due date for electronically filed returns to April 30 is bad tax administration and tax policy, according to preparers of most of the professionally prepared returns in the United States.

In a joint letter to the Senate Finance Committee, the American Association of Attorney-CPAs, the American Association of CPAs, the National Association of Enrolled Agents, the National Society of Accountants, H&R Block, Jackson Hewitt Tax Service, and Padgett Business Services said that a change in the date from April 15 to April 30 for electronic filers would create taxpayer confusion.

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