For those of you who like to file your annual taxes as early as possible, you will be able to have your taxes sent in come January 19, 2016. However, you can still e-file or mail your taxes to the IRS earlier than that, but your forms will just sit around until the 19th until an IRS agent or their system gets around to them.
The 2016 tax filing season will open on January 19, the IRS said Monday.
That’s the day the agency will start accepting 2015 federal tax returns — both those filed electronically and on paper.
If you’re one of those hyper-early types and you’re working with a tax preparation firm or tax prep software, you can fill out your return before then. But it won’t be submitted for you until January 19.
Then there are the procrastinators. Or those of us who need time to get all the necessary year-end statements together. Continue Reading