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Pennsylvania Department of Revenue Extends Customer Service Hours for Taxpayers

Tax Tip Tuesday

With the deadline to file 2022 Pennsylvania Personal Income Tax returns fast approaching next week, the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue is extending its customer service hours for taxpayers to get help over the phone. The deadline to file is Tuesday, April 18, and taxpayers who need assistance can call 717-787-8201.

Phone agents are now available between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. on weekdays through Tuesday, April 18, providing extended hours for taxpayers to get help with their returns. There will also be phone availability on Saturday, April 15, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Tax assistance is also available through the department’s Online Customer Service Center at, providing another option for those who need help. Additional news about tax filing and assistance is available on the website as well.

Filing taxes can be a stressful process, but the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue is working to make it as easy and accessible as possible for taxpayers. With extended customer service hours and online resources, taxpayers can get the help they need to file their returns accurately and on time.


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Born August 18, 1947, a son of the late Merrill R. and Goldie E. Kotzmoyer Gordon, Bob liked to hunt and fish, and loved spending time with his family.

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