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Ho boy, what now?

Tax return mailed April 16.

Returned for postage due next day (postmark not noticed;mailman returned directly to young daughter who paid for one additional stamp).

Return taken by carrier same day (April 17).

Questions: Would the postmark show April 16?
If shows April 17 what is the penalty if say, IRS gets it
3 days later?
The good news is there is a refund due.

Ho, boy.
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