Internet Killed the Tax Day Party

10272326374_43eb6a9e1c_z(Bloomberg) At the post office in Lawrence, Kansas, filing your taxes used to be an excuse to party.

A crowd would gather every April 15th shortly before the doors were shut at midnight. As procrastinators arrived with their tax forms, the Alferd Packer Memorial String Band, a local group, would start playing in the lobby, which happens to have great acoustics.