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As tax season begins, Attorney General Andy Beshear is warning Kentuckians to be on the lookout for tax-related identity fraud.

Kentucky farmers and fishermen can file and pay their 2012 state income taxes by April 15 instead of March 1st.  The Kentucky Department of Revenue reports the six-week extension coincides with a similar IRS date change for federal taxes for farmers and fishermen thanks to the recently enacted American Taxpayer Relief Act.