Every year, millions of Americans scramble to file their income taxes before the filing deadline — ordinarily April 15.
But procrastinators get a reprieve this year: The 2012 deadline falls on Tuesday, April 17.
This year, April 15 falls on a Sunday. One might expect that would make Monday, April 16, the 2012 filing deadline.
But not so this year. Monday is the District of Columbia's Emancipation Day — a local holiday unfamiliar to most Americans.