Apr 15, 2010 10:56 AM
Most Post Offices in Colorado will not be open late on Tax Day this Thursday, though most will offer mail drop off service until midnight. In Pueblo, however, the main Post Office will close at 6 p.m.
The Denver Downtown Main Post Office at 20th and Curtis and the Denver General Mail Facility Post Office at 53rd and Quebec - the two busiest tax mail drop off locations - will offer their usual late collections on tax day until midnight.
But Colorado residents will still have a choice of 35 locations to drop off those tax mail returns later than usual on April 15.
April 15, 2010 Colorado Late Tax Mail Collection Sites
The Denver General Mail Facility Post Office, 7550 E. 53rd Pl. (53rd and Quebec) will be open until midnight and offer tax mail drop-off at this location until midnight on April 15.
These Post Offices will have late tax-mail drop off only, but will not be open later hours April 15.
* Denver Downtown Station, 951 20th St. (20th & Curtis) Until midnight
* Bear Valley Station, 7555 W. Amherst Ave. Until midnight
* Capitol Hill Station, 1571 Marion St. Until midnight
* Glendale Station, 945 S. Birch St. Until midnight
* Lakewood Station, 10799 W. Alameda Ave. Until midnight
* Mile High Station, 450 W. 14th St. Until midnight
* Montclair Station, 8725 E. 11th Ave. Until midnight
* Northglenn Station, 11887 Washington St. Until midnight
* North Pecos Station, 1411 Cortez St. Until midnight
* South Denver Station, 225 S. Broadway Until midnight
* Sullivan Station, 8700 E. Jefferson Way Until midnight
* University Park Station, 3800 Buchtel Blvd. Until midnight
* Aurora Main Post Office, 16890 E. Alameda Pkwy. Until midnight
* Boulder Valmont Station, 2995 55th St. Until 8:00 p.m.
* Colorado Springs General Mail Facility, 3655 E. Fountain Blvd. Until midnight
* Colorado Springs Antares, 2641 E. Uintah St. Until midnight
* Colorado Springs Main Post Office, 201 E. Pikes Peak Ave. Until midnight
* Colorado Springs Briargate Station, 8585 Criterion Dr. Until midnight
* Colorado Springs Fort Carson Station, Bldg 1519 (Base personnel only) Until midnight
* Colorado Springs Templeton Station, 4356 Montebello Dr. Until midnight
* Colorado Springs Security, 5755 Kittery Dr. Until midnight
* Colorado Springs Cimarron, 5925 E. Gallery Rd. Until midnight
* Colorado Springs North End, 2940 N. Prospect St. Until midnight
* Colorado Springs Rockrimmon, 5001 Centennial Blvd. Until midnight
* Colorado Springs Cheyenne Mountain, 1540 S. 8th St. Until midnight
* Colorado Springs West End Station, 204 S. 25th St. Until midnight
* Grand Junction Foresight Mailhandling Annex, 602 Burkey St. Until midnight
* Greeley Main 930 39th Ave. Until 10:00 p.m.
* Littleton Highlands Ranch Post Office, 9609 S. Univ. Blvd. Until midnight
* Longmont Main Post Office, 201 Coffman St. Until midnight
* Loveland Main Post Office, 446 E. 29th St. Until midnight
* Pueblo Main PO, 1022 Fortino Blvd. Until 6:00 p.m.
* Salida Post Office, 310 D Street Until midnight
The IRS expects approximately 141 million Americans, including nearly 2.3 million Coloradoans, to file tax returns this year with an estimated one-third of them using the mail. IRS says 25-33% wait until the last week to file or mail their return. This is because of owing money, being too busy beforehand, or simple procrastination. Below are important tax mail tips.
Tax Mail tips:
1. Apply proper postage and stamps, especially with extra forms/schedules. It costs 44 cents for the first ounce; 17 cents for each additional ounce. One ounce is about four pages.
2. If you use a larger envelope, First Class postage is 88 cents for the first ounce, 17 cents for each additional ounce.
3. If you are not sure about the postage, it is best to add additional stamps or to take your tax mail forms in your envelope to the Post Office to ensure that correct postage is applied.
4. If you use a non-IRS labeled envelope, make sure you print the proper IRS address.
5. Print your return address in the upper-left-hand corner of your tax mail envelope.
6. Customers who wish certification that their tax mail form is received by the IRS, should mail it using Certified Mail Service/Return Receipt - available at your local Post Office.
7. While you are encouraged to mail your tax return before April 15, if you do wait to mail it late on tax day, be sure to drop off your tax return at a postal location that offers late tax mail pick-up.
8. Customers with tax questions can contact the IRS at 1-800-829-1040.