Here’s what time taxes are due on April 15

The deadline for most people to file a 2023 tax return with the IRS is fast approaching; Returns must be made by 11:59 p.m. in your time zone on Monday, April 15, with some exceptions.

Taxpayers in Massachusetts and Maine have until April 17 to file and pay their taxes due to the Patriots’ Day and Emancipation Day holidays. There are also expansions in some areas affected by extreme weather conditions. Individuals and businesses affected by the Oct. 7 attack on Israel also received an extension, the IRS announced. There are extensions for certain active duty military and citizens living abroad.

The IRS had received about 100 million returns in the week ending April 5, but the agency expects more than 128.7 million individual tax returns to be filed before the deadline.

“Millions of taxpayers across the country will be working on their tax returns in the final hours, and people should remember that they have many ways to get last-minute help,” the commissioner of IRS, Danny Werfel.

For those who mail their returns, the U.S. Postal Service notes that the IRS considers a tax return filed on time if addressed correctly, has sufficient postage and is postmarked by the due date.

The tax agency estimates that 19 million people would request an automatic extension. People who file for extensions You have until October 15 to file their federal tax return, but even if you get an extension, you can’t delay paying the IRS.

“To avoid penalties and late fees, taxpayers who owe must pay either their entire tax bill or at least what they can afford to pay by the April 15 deadline,” said l IRS.

There is also a fine if you do not file or request an extension by April 15.

Taxpayers needing an extension before filing a return can file Form 4868, which requests basic information, such as name, address and Social Security number. People can also get an extension by making a payment through IRS Direct Pay, the electronic federal tax payment system, or with a credit or debit card or digital wallet. According to the IRS, there is no need to file a Form 4868 when making an electronic payment if you already indicate it is an extension.

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