Key to taxes: Don't delay

Alice Benoit of Benoit Tax Solutions in Morgan City works on tax returns Wednesday. Federal income tax returns are due by April 18 this year, giving filers an extra three days over the normal deadline. But the experts advise against putting off taxes until the last minute.

With the end of tax season approaching, Morgan City tax professional Chad Benoit suggests taxpayers should not wait until the last minute to file their taxes.

Apple snail is major pest for coastal La.

Apple snail eggs are shown attached to a tree. Biologists are asking people who see the eggs to scrape them into the water to drown the baby snails and help control the population of the invasive species. (Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries photo)

Apple snails have invaded coastal Louisiana and are eating lots of vegetation that is vital to the region’s ecosystem, Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries biologist Bobby Reed said.


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