Federal tax forms are due Monday, April 15.
It is Patriots' Day here in Massachusetts, which means one tax deadline is pushed off a day. However, another is not. Federal tax returns are due today, April 15. Massachusetts residents have an extra day to file their state returns, as the state tax deadline has been extended due to the Patriots' Day holiday. The state deadline is Tuesday, April 16, according to the state government website.
Tax day is here. If you're still crunching numbers, the IRS has a few helpful tips for you.
Help from the IRS? Not a typo...the IRS actually has some helpful tips for those of you still working on your returns. If you need more time to file your return, you can get an automatic six-month extension of time to file from the IRS. You must file for an extension by the April 17 deadline. An extension will give you extra time to get your paperwork to the IRS, but it does not extend the time you have to pay any tax due. You will owe interest on any amount not paid by the deadline, plus you may owe penalties. To get an extension: Taxpayers that are ready to file their returns and those that have already filed and need to pay a tax bill have payment options: If you owe tax with your federal tax return, but can’t afford to pay it all …