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"Taxgiving" Day Extended to April 17th

The IRS is giving us all a couple of extra days to get our returns or extensions filed. This year the Tax Day deadline has been extended to April17th, 2 days later than the usual date of April 15th. This deadline is only changed if April 15th:

  • Falls on a Sunday
  • Falls on D.C.'s Emancipation Day
  • During a presidentially-declared disaster such as Hurricane Katrina.

Well, this year it is 2 of the 3. The 15th falls on a Sunday and Monday, the 16th, is Emancipation Day for the District of Columbia. The District of Columbia holidays are treated like federal holidays - postponing our annual Tax Day until Tuesday, April 17th.

What is D.C.'s Emancipation Day?

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