“The pandemic continues to create challenges, but the IRS reminds people there are important steps they can take to help ensure their tax return and refund don’t face processing delays,” IRS Commissioner Chuck Rettig said in a statement.
Here are important dates for the 2022 tax season — including when state taxes are due, the deadline for an extension and when you can expect a refund — plus tips for a smooth and speedy filing experience.
“By law, Washington, D.C., holidays impact tax deadlines for everyone in the same way federal holidays do,” according to a statement from the IRS.
Taxpayers in Maine and Massachusetts, however, have until April 19, because of the observance of Patriots’ Day in those states.
The IRS expects more than 160 million individual tax returns this year, with the vast majority coming before the April deadline.
Of the 41 states that collect income tax, most are adhering to the April 18 deadline, though there are some exceptions.