9 Tax Deadlines for April 18

Between requesting a tax extension, making IRA or HSA contributions, and meeting other tax deadlines, there's more to do on Tax Day than just filing your federal income tax return.

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Time is running out if you haven't filed your 2022 federal income tax return yet. This year's tax filing deadline is April 18 for most people. (The tax deadline is extended for some residents in states impacted by severe weather and storms). But filing your federal tax return isn't the only thing you should be thinking about for April 18, because there are a few more tax deadlines that fall on that day.

If you are self-employed, saving for retirement or college, have a health savings account, or employ a nanny, you may want to take action by the tax deadline. There are other reasons why you might have a tax-related deadline today.  And, overlooking a tax deadline could cost you money, either in additional taxes, penalties, or interest. So, here are 9 tax deadlines for Tax Day, April 18, that you don't want to miss. Check them out to see if any apply to you.

Rocky Mengle

Rocky Mengle was a Senior Tax Editor for Kiplinger from October 2018 to January 2023 with more than 20 years of experience covering federal and state tax developments. Before coming to Kiplinger, Rocky worked for Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting, and Kleinrock Publishing, where he provided breaking news and guidance for CPAs, tax attorneys, and other tax professionals. He has also been quoted as an expert by USA Today, Forbes, U.S. News & World Report, Reuters, Accounting Today, and other media outlets. Rocky holds a law degree from the University of Connecticut and a B.A. in History from Salisbury University.