You get three extra days to file your taxes this year. They'll be due on Mon., April 18.
Emancipation Day, a little-known Washington, D.C., holiday that celebrates the freeing of slaves in the district. Abraham Lincoln signed the Compensated Emancipation Act on April 16, but it is observed in D.C. on Fri., April 15.Instead, the bonus days come thanks to
The last time an extension was granted for this reason was in 2007.
But don't expect a separate -- or longer -- extension to make up for the IRS's processing delay, said IRS spokesman Anthony Burke.
The delay -- caused by Congress waiting until late December to pass new tax policies -- means that the 50 million taxpayers who itemize their taxes on a Schedule A form can't file until February.
However, the IRS estimates that less than 9 million taxpayers will end up being impacted by the delay, based on historical filing patterns.
"It's a very small percentage of folks who will be affected," said Burke. "There's no real reason why they would need time beyond April 18 because these are the people who want to file early anyway, and who may not be able to file early due to events the IRS couldn't really have done anything about."
I guess I will make my appointment for Sunday. Because I like to live on the edge and I have a playdate on Saturday. LOL
See the vid below on tax cuts, maybe this will make it a little better.