Tax due dates for 2023 (including estimated taxes)

tax due dates for 2023

Filing your taxes can seem like a maze of dates and forms. If you’re wrong, you’ve wasted a lot of time and may have incurred late fees.

We’ve put together a simple guide to help you navigate the forms and their associated due dates. The following dates are the tax dates in 2023.

The main the tax deadline for personal taxes is Tuesday, April 18, 2023.

We have also included estimated tax due dates for 2023, as estimated tax payments can always be boring.

Annual tax filing deadlines for 2023

Individuals and Families – Annual Personal Income Tax Returns (Form 1040) are due Tuesday, April 18, 2023. The majority of people file a 1040. Since April 15 falls on a Saturday and Emancipation Day falls on Monday, April 17, 2023, the tax deadline is postponed to April 18, 2023.

Corporations (including S and C Corps) – C corporations (Form 1120) also file on April 18. S Corporations (Form 1120S) and Partnerships (Form 1065) file March 15.

If you have already filed your income tax return, you can see when to expect your tax refund here.

Estimated tax deadlines for 2023

Payments for estimated taxes are due on four different quarterly dates throughout the year.

  • 1Q — April 18, 2023
  • 2Q — June 15, 2023
  • 3Q — September 15, 2023
  • 4th quarter — January 15, 2024

Estimated federal taxes may be paid to Estimated state taxes can be paid through most state revenue department websites. If not, you may need to mail your payment.

Estates and trusts

Estates and Trusts file Form 1041. This is also due April 18, 2023.

Extended returns

Extended returns have different filing dates depending on the type of tax form filed. You can request an extensionbut this must be requested before the tax deadline above.

  • Form 1065 Extended Statement — September 15, 2023
  • Extended Form 1120S Reporting — September 15, 2023
  • Form 1120 Extended Statement — October 16, 2023
  • Form 1040 Extended Statement — October 16, 2023

File your taxes

Where and how to file your taxes? Most tax software will handle annual tax returns and extensions. Check here for the best tax software.

Note that some free tax filing software may not offer as much customer service as paid versions. If you want specific questions answered or need advice from a real person, be sure to check that these services are offered with the software.

If your taxes are simple enough, filing online or through tax software is not difficult and you save your money. If your taxes are more complex or you just don’t want to deal with filing, you will have to hire a tax professional, which will be more expensive.

Tax professionals can be found locally, or you can visit one of the big tax brands such as H&R Block. Both have physical locations that allow you to speak to someone in person and have your questions answered.

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