The clock officially starts ticking toward Tax Day today. Tax season officially underway today with lots of people stumped by the stimulus. This mom says she only received part of the payments last year and isn't quite sure how to file to get the missing payments she's owed. Experts warn your return will most likely be smaller than last year because the monthly child tax credits were actually an advance on the money you usually get at filing time. Thanks to the pandemic, The I-R-S warning everyone to expect major delays on refunds so you are encouraged to file electronically. There are no plans to extend the filing deadline which is being pushed to Monday, April 18th because the 15th falls on Emancipation Day.