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Local post offices will not extend hours for tax deadline

By Staff | Apr 5, 2012

Income tax procrastinators need to be aware that there will be limited availability for mailing those last-minute tax forms on Income Tax Day, which falls on Tuesday, April 17, this year.

Post Offices in Lee and Collier counties will NOT have extended hours of operation. Those individuals who wish to send their income tax forms late that day must take their pre-stamped envelopes to the Fort Myers Processing & Distribution Center, 14080 Jetport Loop Rd., Fort Myers. The outside blue collection boxes at that location will have a last pickup at midnight.

For information on postal locations and hours for your zip code visit usps.com or call 1-800-ASK-USPS.

Self Service Shipping & Mailing Centers are located at Page Field Post Office, Ft Myers; Cape Coral Central Post Office, Cape Coral; Estero Post Office, Bonita Springs Post Office, Coco River Post Office and Naples Main Post Office, Naples. Addresses for these locations can be obtained from www.usps.com or by calling 1-800-275-8777. Self Service Shipping & Mailing Centers sell postage and offer Certified Mail service for your tax night needs. Payment can be made with a debit or credit card, no cash sales.

Priority or Express Mail postage labels can be printed from usps.com using the Click-N-Ship program.

The Postal Service receives no tax dollars for operating expenses and relies on the sale of postage, products and services to fund its operations.

Source: USPS