When Are Taxes Due? Important Tax Dates in 2023

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Mark your calendars: The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced it is accepting and processing 2022 tax returns as of January 23, 2023.

IRS Tax Dates for 2023

The January 12 announcement details several key dates and deadlines for Americans in 2023.

Interestingly, the deadline to file taxes isn’t April 15 this year because of the Emancipation Day holiday. Instead, you need to file your return on or before Tuesday, April 18, 2023.

Key Tax Season Dates

  • January 13: IRS Free File opens for eligible taxpayers to begin filing returns
  • January 23: Tax season begins
  • April 18: Due date to file or request an extension
  • October 16: Deadline for taxpayers requesting an extension

While the IRS Free File program opened on January 13, 2023, returns were not processed until January 23.

Final Thought

If your 2022 adjusted gross income (AGI) was $73,000 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.

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