What is the due date of my federal tax return or am I eligible to request an extension?


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This interview will help you determine the due date of your federal tax return or whether you're eligible to request an extension.

It doesn't address filing deadlines for taxpayers located in a combat zone or a federally declared disaster or a significant fire area. For information on combat zone due dates, please refer to Publication 3, Armed Forces' Tax Guide. For those located in federally declared disaster and significant fire areas, refer to Tax relief in disaster situations for more information.

The tool is designed for taxpayers who were U.S. citizens or resident aliens for the entire tax year for which they're inquiring. If married, the spouse must also have been a U.S. citizen or resident alien for the entire tax year. For information about nonresidents or dual-status aliens, please see International taxpayers.


Conclusions are based on information provided by you in response to the questions you answered. Answers do not constitute written advice in response to a specific written request of the taxpayer within the meaning of section 6404(f) of the Internal Revenue Code.

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