Tax season underway

INDIANAPOLIS — Tax season is underway, and the Indiana Department of Revenue and the Internal Revenue Service has begun processing 2016 tax returns.

The departments are encouraging residents to use electronic filing to expedite the process. Nearly two million Hoosier tax filers qualify to file their federal and state income taxes online for free. Visit to see if you qualify.

If you have questions about your individual income taxes, call 317-232-2240 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

The deadline to file taxes is April 18.

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Samm Quinn is a reporter at the Greenfield Daily Reporter. She can be reached at 317-477-3275 or