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Late drop-offs for tax returns available at Post Offices

Published On: Apr 15 2013 02:36:09 PM CDT
Updated On: Apr 15 2013 07:35:32 PM CDT
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -

Tax returns are due Monday, and the Post Offices in Colorado Springs are ready for last-minute tax filers.

Post Offices will not stay open late Monday, but late drop-offs to mail in tax returns will be available through outside collection boxes.

Drop-off tax returns must be prepaid and pre-stamped for postmarking, and must be turned in by midnight Tuesday into collection boxes at the following offices:

  • Colorado Springs Briargate Station, 8585 Criterion Dr.
  • Colorado Springs Cheyenne Mountain, 1540 S. 8th St.
  • Colorado Springs Cimarron, 5925 E. Gallery Rd.
  • Colorado Springs General Mail Facility, 3655 E. Fountain Blvd.
  • Colorado Springs Templeton Station, 4356 Montebello Dr.


Post Office tax mailing tips:

  • Apply the proper postage or stamps, especially if enclosing extra forms and schedules. Using a regular size Number 2 envelope, First Class postage costs 46 cents for the first ounce.
  • For heavier envelopes, add extra stamps or postage amounting to 20 cents for each additional ounce.
  • If you are not sure about the correct postage, it is best to add additional stamps, or take your forms to the Post Office to ensure that correct postage is applied.
  • Make sure you print the proper IRS address on the front of the envelope.  
  • Print your return address in the upper-left-hand corner of your tax mail envelope.
  • Customers who wish certification that their tax mail form was sent should send it Certified Mail.
  • Customers with IRS tax questions can contact the IRS at 1-800-829-1040 or go to www.irs.gov.
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