Find Out Why Tax Day is Delayed in 2016

Posted by admin on October 13, 2015
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Find Out Why Tax Day is Delayed in 2016

Find Out Why Tax Day is Delayed in 2016. You get three extra days to gather your paperwork and file your federal tax return in 2016. The tax deadline is April 18.

Find Out Why Tax Day is Delayed in 2016You can thank Washington, D.C., for the gift. Washington will celebrate Emancipation Day on April 15. The day is treated as a federal holiday, so federal offices – read IRS – will be closed.

Emancipation Day typically is celebrated on April 16. It’s the day President Abraham Lincoln signed into law a bill ending slavery in Washington, D.C.

April 16 falls on a Saturday in 2016, so Emancipation Day will be celebrated on April 15.

And Tax Day will be pushed back to April 18.

That doesn’t mean you have to wait until April 18 to visit your tax preparer, though.

Find Out Why Tax Day is Delayed in 2016

Find Out Why Tax Day is Delayed in 2016

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