The IRS Form 1040 is the official document that U.S. taxpayers use to file their annual income tax returns, below are a few important updates.
Deadline to file Form 1040
If you’re a calendar year filer and your tax year ends on December 31st, the due date for filing your federal individual income tax return is generally April 15th of each year.
Deadline if abroad
However, for US citizens living overseas, this deadline is automatically extended to June 15th.
If the deadline falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday, the due date is delayed until the next business day. Your return is considered filed on time if the envelope is properly addressed, postmarked, and deposited in the mail by the due date. If the filer may need more time to file, they can request an extension with Form 4868.