It's Tax Filing Day!

Dum-De-Dum-Dum....tax filing day is here! 

Are You Ready To File Your Tax Return or extension?

 

The IRS website offers the information you need for

Filing Your Taxes

Topic 301 - When, How, and Where to File

When to file

Generally, April 15 of each year is the due date for filing your federal individual income tax return if you are a calendar year filer whose tax year ends on December 31. If you use a fiscal year (which is a year ending on the last day of any month other than December), your return is due on or before the 15th day of the fourth month after the close of your fiscal year. If the due date falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday, the due date is delayed until the next business day (for example, Friday, April 15, 2016, is Emancipation Day, so tax year 2015 returns are due Monday, April 18, 2016. Taxpayers in Maine and Massachusetts observe Patriots' Day on April 18, 2016, so they will have until Tuesday, April 19, 2016 to file). Your return is considered filed timely if the envelope is properly addressed and postmarked by the due date.

If you served or are serving in a combat zone or a contingency operation, or become hospitalized resulting from an injury received while serving in such an area or operation, after the end of your tax year but before the normal filing due date of your return, you may have additional time to file and pay taxes. You have at least 180 days after you leave the designated combat zone/contingency operation to file and pay taxes. See Publication 3, Armed Forces' Tax Guide. If the Service determines you to be affected by a presidentially declared disaster or a terroristic or military action, you may have up to one year after the due date of your return to file and pay taxes, depending on the deadline specified by the Service. If you are living and working outside the United States and Puerto Rico, please refer to the instructions in Form 4868 (PDF), Application for Automatic Extension of Time to File U.S. Individual Income Tax Return, and to Topic 304.

Extensions to file - If you cannot file by the due date of your return, then you can request an extension of time to file. To receive an automatic 6-month extension of time to file your return, you can file Form 4868 by the due date of your return. See Topic 304 for more information. However, an extension of time to file is not an extension of time to pay. You will owe interest on any past-due tax and you may be subject to a late-payment penalty if the payment of tax is not made by the original due date of your return.

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Comment balloon 44 commentsLisa Von Domek • April 18 2016 04:48AM

Comments

Yes, the trip to the post office to send the taxes will be happening today!

Posted by Carolyn Crispin, Crispin Team Sells Branson Homes Land & Commercial (Keller Williams Tri-Lakes) over 2 years ago

Mine were filed in February, I already got my return and it all went towards the new "rear end" on my car. 

Posted by Roger D. Mucci, Lets shake things up at your home today! (Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092) over 2 years ago

Good morning Lisa. For years filed an extension because of some investments. Now tax day is another day as my refund is in my bank account! Enjoy your day.

Posted by Wayne Martin, Real Estate Broker (Wayne M Martin) over 2 years ago

Good morning Lisa. I am thinking of you for the flooding and not so much the taxes. 

Posted by Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133 (Referral Group Incorporated) over 2 years ago

Good Morning Lisa Von Domek 

In Massachusetts we are able to file tomorrow April 19th. Today is Patriot's Day and a state holiday. Extension BUT still have to send in the tax payment.

Posted by Doug Dawes, Your Personal Realtor® (Keller Williams Realty - Topsfield, MA) over 2 years ago

Lisa, mailed my tax checks last week, so there would no delay, very painful!  

Posted by Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time (Metro Brokers - House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373) over 2 years ago

Good morning, Lisa Von Domek ours is tomorrow.... thankfully, they received mine a month ago....

Posted by Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes" (RE/MAX Executive Realty ) over 2 years ago

Hello Carolyn Crispin hopefully the lines at the post office will not be long!

Posted by Lisa Von Domek, ....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless! (Lisa Von Domek Team) over 2 years ago

Well, it went for a good thing Roger D. Mucci but it would have been more fun to spend it on something else, right?!!

Posted by Lisa Von Domek, ....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless! (Lisa Von Domek Team) over 2 years ago

That's the way to do it Wayne Martin !

Posted by Lisa Von Domek, ....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless! (Lisa Von Domek Team) over 2 years ago

Thank you, Sheila Anderson  the Dallas area has been fortunate so far.  Outlying areas, were really hit hard.  And Houston has areas that had up to 16" of rain, they are really in trouble with flooding.

Posted by Lisa Von Domek, ....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless! (Lisa Von Domek Team) over 2 years ago

Hello Doug Dawes thanks for the explanation on the extra day for your area...I was wondering what that was for.  Happy Patriot's Day!

Posted by Lisa Von Domek, ....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless! (Lisa Von Domek Team) over 2 years ago

I agree, Joan Cox  it is always a painful day when you have to send even more to the IRS after paying them all year long!

Posted by Lisa Von Domek, ....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless! (Lisa Von Domek Team) over 2 years ago

I am sure that many in your area are taking advantage of the extra filing day Barbara Todaro  .  Happy Patriot's Day!

Posted by Lisa Von Domek, ....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless! (Lisa Von Domek Team) over 2 years ago

Lisa,

We had all the books done by the end of January.  A

Posted by Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy (Napa Consultants) over 2 years ago

That's the way to handle the tax man Ron and Alexandra Seigel  (Alexandra)

Posted by Lisa Von Domek, ....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless! (Lisa Von Domek Team) over 2 years ago

Hi Lisa, I am all done with taxes, the pain of writing that check is fading. Have a great day 

Posted by Noah Seidenberg, Chicagoland and Suburbs (800) 858-7917 (Coldwell Banker) over 2 years ago

Lisa, we have been working for free so far this year since Washington takes at least 25% - 30% of most taxpayers income.

Posted by George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert (George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages) over 2 years ago

Noah Seidenberg the pain of that check is felt by many!

Posted by Lisa Von Domek, ....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless! (Lisa Von Domek Team) over 2 years ago

And we work for free a little longer each year George Souto 

Posted by Lisa Von Domek, ....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless! (Lisa Von Domek Team) over 2 years ago

This is exactly why I hire my CPA to do all my personal and business taxes. I don't want to deal with them and she knows all the tricks of the trade. 

Posted by Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com (Zion Realty) over 2 years ago

Without my CPA, I might lose my mind Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert 

Posted by Lisa Von Domek, ....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless! (Lisa Von Domek Team) over 2 years ago

This is never a fun day for us self-employed Realtors.  I was working on mine last night but they are done and filed!

Posted by Belinda Spillman, Colorado Living! (Aspen Lane Real Estate Colorful Colorado) over 2 years ago

Ours were filed a while ago. We have already spent the refund. LOL

Posted by Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager (Sharon Tara Transformations) over 2 years ago

Good for you Belinda Spillman that's cause to relax today!

Posted by Lisa Von Domek, ....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless! (Lisa Von Domek Team) over 2 years ago

I know that you are not alone there Sharon Tara I know that many already have theirs filed and refund deposited too!

Posted by Lisa Von Domek, ....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless! (Lisa Von Domek Team) over 2 years ago

Glad this not so welcome chore is out of the way.....and on to the quarterly estimates !

Posted by Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Divorce (EXP Realty 414-525-0563) over 2 years ago

Hi Lisa - I can never figure it out.  I am done with mine but not sure if New York follows MA since that is the region we are in.

Posted by Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes (Performance Development Strategies) over 2 years ago

Ugh.  Sally and David just reminded me that it's still to do those stupid quarterly reports for my business too...  death and taxes.... we can't escape either.

Posted by Tammy Lankford,, Broker GA Lake Sinclair/Eatonton/Milledgeville (Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668) over 2 years ago

Sally K. & David L. Hanson yes, there is always another tax to pay waiting in the wings!

Posted by Lisa Von Domek, ....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless! (Lisa Von Domek Team) over 2 years ago

I still don't know why it was changed to the 18th this year Grant Schneider .  The 15th was a Friday, that should have been it!

Posted by Lisa Von Domek, ....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless! (Lisa Von Domek Team) over 2 years ago

No, you certainly can't Tammy Lankford and the government makes sure you don't forget to send them their overly large piece of your pie!

Posted by Lisa Von Domek, ....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless! (Lisa Von Domek Team) over 2 years ago

Hi Lisa.  Tax confiscation day

Posted by Conrad Allen, Webster, Ma, Realtor (Re/Max Professional Associates) over 2 years ago

Another deadline to be met, come and gone successfully! Until next year...

Posted by Evelyn Johnston, The People You Know, Like and Trust! (Friends & Neighbors Real Estate) over 2 years ago

That's it exactly Conrad Allen ...tax confiscation day!

Posted by Lisa Von Domek, ....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless! (Lisa Von Domek Team) over 2 years ago

I am still wondering why the date was changed from the 15th to the 18th Evelyn Johnston .  What was wrong with filing on a Friday?

Posted by Lisa Von Domek, ....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless! (Lisa Von Domek Team) over 2 years ago

Lisa

It would be easier to direct deposit our income checks into the IRS  . . . . and IRS sends what's left to us on April 15th each year.

Good luck and success.

Lou Ludwig

Posted by Lou Ludwig, Designations Earned CRB, CRS, CIPS, GRI, SRES, TRC (Ludwig & Associates) over 2 years ago

I paid the piper, Lisa.  Now the government can operate for a few minutes longer.

Posted by Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate (Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales) over 2 years ago

I'm SOOO glad I got my taxes done waaay early. The first time in many years. I tend to be running to the post office late in the day when they are due!

Posted by Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad (Solutions Real Estate ) over 2 years ago

Don't give the IRS any ideas Lou Ludwig we could end up with this very thing!

Posted by Lisa Von Domek, ....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless! (Lisa Von Domek Team) over 2 years ago

That would be funny if it weren't so true Gabe Sanders ...I don't even want to know their hourly expense to us!

Posted by Lisa Von Domek, ....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless! (Lisa Von Domek Team) over 2 years ago

Getting taxes done early is a good thing Jeff Dowler CRS    I am sure there were many standing in line at the Post Office and online waiting for their return to go through on eFile

Posted by Lisa Von Domek, ....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless! (Lisa Von Domek Team) over 2 years ago

It's reducing my debt and supporting America day! Great post, well done!

Posted by Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor, ePRO, CRS, RCS-D, & Host of Postcards From Success Podcast (Big Block Realty 858.232.8722) over 2 years ago

Now that is a positive way to look at the too high taxes that we pay Thomas.

Posted by Lisa Von Domek, ....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless! (Lisa Von Domek Team) over 2 years ago

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