Tax Guide

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Important Tax Dates for 2017

IRS official tax dates you need to stay on top of your taxes.

2017 Federal Legal Holidays

  • January 2 – New Year's Day (observed)
  • January 16 – Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday
  • January 20 – Inauguration Day
  • February 20 – Washington's Birthday
  • April 17 – District of Columbia Emancipation Day (observed)
  • May 29 – Memorial Day
  • July 4 – Independence Day
  • September 4 – Labor Day
  • October 9 – Columbus Day
  • November 10 – Veterans' Day (observed)
  • November 23 – Thanksgiving Day
  • December 25 – Christmas Day

2017 E-File Dates

  • January 23 – First day to e-file
  • January 23 – First IRS acknowledgements of e-filed returns
  • April 18 – Last day to e-file timely returns
  • April 18 – Last day to e-file timely extension requests
  • April 25 – Last day to retransmit rejected timely filed returns and extensions
  • June 15 – Last day to e-file timely extension request for overseas taxpayers
  • October 16 – Last day to e-file returns that received 6-month extension
  • October 23 – Last day to retransmit rejected late or extension returns

Important 2017 Tax Dates

  • January 10 – Report tips of $20 or more to employer
  • January 17 – Make last 2016 estimated tax payment
  • February 10 – Report tips of $20 or more to employer
  • March 10 – Report tips of $20 or more to employer
  • April 10 – Report tips of $20 or more to employer
  • April 18 – Due date to file calendar year 2016 tax returns or request an automatic 6-month extension of time to file. Pay any tax that is due, even if you file a 6-month extension of time to file.
  • April 18 – First 2017 estimated tax payment due
  • May 10 – Report tips of $20 or more to employer
  • June 12 – Report tips of $20 or more to employer
  • June 15 – Second 2017 estimated tax payment due
  • July 10 – Report tips of $20 or more to employer
  • August 10 – Report tips of $20 or more to employer
  • September 11 – Report tips of $20 or more to employer
  • September 15 – Third 2017 estimated tax payment due
  • October 10 – Report tips of $20 or more to employer
  • October 16 – Final due date to file calendar year 2016 tax returns for taxpayers who received a 6-month extension
  • November 13 – Report tips of $20 or more to employer
  • December 11 – Report tips of $20 or more to employer


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