Save these dates for the 2022 tax season.

Delays may be inevitable for taxpayers this year, but filing early and accurately can help you avoid long waits for your refund or the need to amend your return. As you prepare, here are some dates to keep in mind:

  • Jan. 24: First day you can file federal tax returns
  • Jan. 31: Deadline for employers to give employees Form W-2 for filing
  • April 18: Last day to file your 2021 tax return, request an extension, and pay taxes owed
  • April 18: Estimated Tax Payment for 1st Quarter of 2022 (Form 1040-ES)
  • April 18: Last day to contribute to IRA and HSA for 2021 tax benefit
  • April 19: Last day to file your 2021 tax return, request an extension, and pay taxes owed for Massachusetts and Maine residents
  • June 15: Estimated Tax Payment for 2nd Quarter of 2022 (Form 1040-ES)
  • June 15: Military Personnel on Duty Outside the U.S. File 2021 Tax Return (Form 1040)
  • Sept. 15: Estimated Tax Payment for 3rd Quarter of 2022 (Form 1040-ES)
  • Oct. 17: Due date to file if you request and are granted an extension
  • Dec. 31: Contribution to Employer-Sponsored Retirement Plan for 2022 (401(k), 403(b), 457 or federal thrift savings plans)

This article is intended to provide basic information for starting a discussion with a financial professional about your specific financial situation. Please consult with a financial professional regarding your specific financial situation before making any financial decisions.

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