Tax Deadline Looms

Extra days to file this year

April 12, 2018 @USPS

LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY —For the third year in a row, Emancipation Day will delay the tax filing deadline for Americans.  Tax Day 2018 is Tuesday, April 17.

Kentucky and southern Indiana postal facilities will be open regular business hours on Tuesday, April 17.  The majority of taxpayers now use electronic filing to deliver their federal and state tax returns, eliminating the need for a midnight rush to the post office.

Post Office, Self-Service Kiosk and collection box locations, hours, and pick-up time information is available at 1-800-ASK-USPS or online at

Please remember mail must be deposited before the last collection time at the post office or collection box on April 17 to receive an April 17, 2018 postmark.

Waiting on your refund?  Take advantage of Informed Delivery and see what’s coming to your mailbox – before it’s delivered.  To sign up or find more information on the feature, go to

The Kentuckiana District serves ZIP Codes 400-409, 411-427 in Kentucky and 471, 476-477 in southern Indiana.

The Postal Service does not receive tax dollars for operating expenses; it relies entirely on the sale of postage, products and services to fund its operations. 


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