Tax guide

IRS Tax Dates

What IRS tax dates do I need to remember?

2022 E-filing Dates

  • January 24 – IRS begins accepting and processing e-filed returns and extensions
  • April 18 – Tax Day – Last day to e-file returns and extensions
    • Maine and Massachusetts have until April 19 due to Patriot's Day
  • October 15 – Last day to e-file returns with a 6-month extension

2022 Estimated Tax Payment Dates

  • January 18 – Make last 2021 estimated tax payment
  • April 18 – First 2022 estimated tax payment due
  • June 15 – Second 2022 estimated tax payment due
  • September 15 – Third 2022 estimated tax payment due

Tax Document Dates

  • January 31, 2022 – Deadline for employers to file Form W-2s with the IRS, unless filed electronically (e-file deadline March 31)
  • January 31, 2022 – Deadline for reporting payments to contract workers on Form 1099-MISC

State Refund Delivery Timetables

State Refund Timetable
Alabama Refunds are processed starting March 1 every year.
Alaska No state income tax.
Arizona Processing times vary depending on e-file, paper filing, and the date the return was filed. Individuals can check their status using Arizona's Where’s My Refund tool.
Arkansas Anti-theft measures may result in tax refunds not being issued as quickly as in past years.
California E-Filed returns will take up to 3 weeks. Some tax returns need extra review for accuracy, so extra processing time may be necessary.
Colorado You can check the status of your refund without a login using the Where's My Refund tool. No specific timeline provided for delivery of tax refunds.
Connecticut Direct deposit refunds will usually appear in the account two business days after the date the refund is processed. No specific timeline provided for delivery of tax refunds.
Delaware It may take up to 10-12 weeks to process and issue your refund. No refunds will be issued before February 11.
District of Columbia Enhanced security measures may result in longer processing times for some tax returns and refunds. The processing window for selected tax returns could be up to eight weeks.
Florida No state income tax.
Georgia Most error-free e-Filed returns are processed within 5 business days of receiving the return. Most refunds are issued within 21 days from the filed date, but it may take up to 90 days from the date of receipt by DOR to process a return and issue a refund.
Hawaii It will likely take 9–10 weeks after you e-file your tax return. Add additional 2 weeks for paper Refund checks.
Idaho e-Filers can expect refunds about 7 to 8 weeks after receiving an acknowledgment that the state has the return.
Illinois No specific timeline provided for delivery of tax refunds.
Indiana Allow 2–3 weeks of processing time for your tax refund before calling. Some tax returns may take longer to process due to factors like return errors or incomplete information.
Iowa The anticipated time frame for refund processing is 30 days.
Kansas No specific timeline provided for delivery of tax refunds.
Kentucky Allow 2–3 weeks of processing time for a directly deposited tax refund. Allow an additional week for paper check requests.
Louisiana The expected refund processing time for returns filed electronically is up to 45 days.
Maine No specific timeline provided for delivery of tax refunds.
Maryland No specific timeline provided for delivery of tax refunds.
Massachusetts 4-6 weeks for direct deposit only. If a paper check was requested, add another week.
Michigan No specific timeline provided for delivery of tax refunds.
Minnesota Every return received is different, so processing time will vary.
Mississippi E-filers should allow 10 business days before calling about a refund. Returns filed early are usually processed more quickly than ones filed closer to the due date.
Missouri Tax return information will be available up to 5 business days after filing electronically. No specific timeline provided for delivery of tax refunds.
Montana May take up to 90 days to issue your refund.
Nebraska Please allow a minimum of 30 days to receive your refund if you e-file an error-free return.
Nevada No state income tax.
New Hampshire No state income tax.
New Jersey Electronic returns typically take a minimum of 4 weeks to process.
New Mexico E-filed returns claiming a refund are generally processed within 6 to 8 weeks.
New York No specific timeline provided for delivery of tax refunds.
North Carolina State will begin processing 2021 tax year returns in mid-February and will provide additional information in upcoming weeks on refund timelines.
North Dakota Allow 4-6 weeks to process your refund and mail your refund check.
Ohio No specific timeline provided for delivery of tax refunds.
Oklahoma If your return was filed electronically, please allow 5 to 6 weeks to receive your refund.
Oregon Four weeks after the return is filed, the Oregon automated telephone answering system can provide information about the current year income tax refund.
Pennsylvania No specific timeline provided for delivery of tax refunds.
Rhode Island No specific timeline provided for delivery of tax refunds.
South Carolina Most refunds are issued 6-8 weeks after you file your return.
South Dakota No state income tax.
Tennessee No state income tax.
Texas No state income tax.
Utah Wait 30 days if filed electronically.
Vermont E-Filed returns have an expected timeframe of 6–8 weeks.
Virginia E-Filed returns should get refunds in up to 2 weeks.
Washington No state income tax.
West Virginia Expect significant delay of your tax refund. Call concerning your refund if it has been more than 10 weeks since your refund was filed.
Wisconsin If filed electronically, most refunds are issued in less than 12 weeks.
Wyoming No state income tax.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2021 Federal Legal Holidays

  • December 31 – New Year's Day (Legal Holiday Date)
  • January 17 – Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • February 21 – Presidents’ Day
  • May 30 – Memorial Day
  • June 20 – Juneteenth (Legal Holiday Date)
  • July 4 – Independence Day 
  • September 5 – Labor Day
  • October 10 – Columbus Day
  • November 11 – Veterans' Day
  • November 24 – Thanksgiving Day
  • December 26 – Christmas Day (Legal Holiday Date)

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