When Are Taxes Due? Important Tax Dates in 2024

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The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced it started accepting and processing 2023 tax returns as of January 29, 2024.

IRS Tax Dates for 2024

The January 8 announcement details several key dates and deadlines for Americans in 2024 (tax season 2023).

Key Tax Season Dates

  • January 12: IRS Free File opens for eligible taxpayers to begin filing returns
  • January 29: Tax season begins
  • April 15: Due date to file or request an extension
  • April 17: Deadline for taxpayers in Maine or Massachusetts due to Patriot’s Day and Emancipation Day holidays
  • October 15: Deadline for taxpayers requesting an extension

While the IRS Free File program opened on January 12, 2024, returns were not processed until January 29.

Final Thought

If your 2023 adjusted gross income (AGI) was $79,000 or less, check out the IRS Free File program. It’s a free way to prepare and file your federal income tax online. Read Team Clark’s complete guide to free federal and state tax filing options here.

Questions about taxes and your money? The Consumer Action Center is a free helpline you can call: 636-492-5275.