April 6, 2016
The federal filing deadline for Tax Year 2015 individual returns is Monday, April 18, 2016.
The due date is April 18 instead of Friday April 15 because of the Emancipation Day holiday in the District of Columbia (which falls on April 15 this year).
The filing deadline for States that have an April 15 deadline (with the exception of Maine and Massachusetts) is also Monday, April 18, 2016.
The deadline for federal and state returns for residents of Maine and Massachusetts is Tuesday, April 19, 2016 due to the Patriot’s Day holiday (which is April 18 this year).
For returns that are rejected on April 18, 2016, the return will be considered timely filed if it is retransmitted and accepted by April 23, 2016.
The first federal individual 2016 estimated payment is due by April 18, 2016 for all taxpayers including those who reside in Maine and Massachusetts.
The filing deadline is automatically extended (without having to file a Form 4868) for the following taxpayers:
April 18, 2016 is also the deadline for the following: