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Tax procrastinators, the U.S. Postal Service has your back.

Three Utah post offices will be extending their hours to give as many Utahns as possible a chance to get an April 15 postmark on their tax returns.

The locations and extended hours are:

Salt Lake Main, 1760 W. 2100 South, open until 8:15 p.m.

Provo East Bay, 936 S. 250 East, open until 10 p.m.

Cedar City, 333 N. Main St., open until midnight

A few more reminders to aid those filers who mail their returns:

Be sure to affix the right postage. To send letters first class, the cost is 46 cents for the first ounce and 20 cents for each additional ounce. If you use a larger envelope, first class postage is 92 cents for the first ounce and 20 cents for each additional ounce. And if you want to make sure the IRS received your return, mail it using certified mail, which costs extra.

Check the pickup time. Before you drop your envelope in a post box, make sure you haven't missed the collection times posted on the box.

Avoid the crowds. Lines will be shorter earlier in the day.

There also will also be self-serve kiosks available 24/7 at 30 Utah post office locations:

American Fork, 55 Merchant St.; Bountiful, 20 S. Main; Draper, 12180 S. 300 East; Layton, 1123 N. Fairfield Road; Lehi, 333 E. Main St.; Logan, 75 W. 200 North; Ogden Ben Lomond Branch, 221 N. Washington Blvd.; Ogden Mount Ogden Station, 1145 E. 4600 South; Orem Main Post Office, 222 W. Center; Orem Mountain Shadows, 877 E. 1200 South.

Pleasant Grove, 180 S. 100 West; Provo East Bay, 936 S. 250 East; Provo Main, 95 W. 100 South; Riverton , 12760 S. Park Ave.; Roy Post Office, 4879 S. 1900 West; South Jordan, 10102 S. Redwood Road; St. George Red Rocks Main, 1150 E. Riverside Drive; St. George Downtown, 180 N. Main.

Salt Lake City Cottonwood Branch, 6890 S. 2300 East; Salt Lake City Downtown Station, 230 W. 200 South; Salt Lake City Foothill Station, 2255 Sunnyside Ave.; Salt Lake City Kearns Branch, 5495 S. 4015 West; Salt Lake City Main, 1760 W. 2100 South; Salt Lake City Millcreek Branch, 3350 S. 2940 East; Salt Lake City Murray Branch, 4989 S. State St.; Salt Lake City Sugar House Station, 1953 S. 1100 East; Salt Lake City West Valley Branch, 3490 S. 4400 West; Sandy Alta Canyon Station, 9265 S. Highland Drive; Sandy Main, 8850 S. 700 East; West Jordan, 7901 S. 3200 West.

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