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Your Ultimate Guide to Tax Day 2022

Federal Tax Day is just 11 days away! From useful checklists to how to check the status of your refund and tips on how to ward off tax scam, this is your definitive guide to Tax Day 2022.

1. When Is Tax Day?

This year, Tax Day will be on Monday, April 18, 2022.

As you probably know, Tax Day is traditionally held on April 15. However, the District of Columbia observes Emancipation Day on April 16, which this year falls on a Saturday. As a consequence, the holiday will be celebrated on April 15, pushing Tax Day to the 18.

2. Make Sure to Get These Details Right

Want to avoid delays with your return? Make sure to double-check these details before filing:

  • Name
  • Date of birth
  • Social Security Number (SNN)
  • Filing status (single, married filing jointly, married filed separately, head of household, qualifying widow(er) with dependent child)
  • Your return must be signed and dated

3. What Happens if I Can’t File My Taxes on Time?

If you can’t file on time, you can request an extension to get an extra six months to file.

Remember, however, that an extension to file is NOT an extension to pay.  You still have to pay all or at least part of your estimated taxes by April 18.

To learn more, check out our previous blog, “Can’t File Your Taxes on Time? Here’s What To Do.”

4. What Happens if I Can’t Pay My Taxes in Full?

If you can’t pay all the taxes you owe, file your rate and pay at least a portion by the April 18 deadline. This way you will avoid the failure-to-pay penalty and will reduce interests on the unpaid balance. 

Talk with  a tax expert you trust to determine if you qualify for an online payment plan or for an installment agreement.

5. Checking the Status of Your Refund

Once your return is filed and your payment is made, you can check the status of your refund using the online tool Where’s My Refund.

You can start checking the status of your refund 24 hours after filing electronically or four weeks after mailing a paper return. 

6. Beware of Tax Scams

Every year, scammers take advantage of tax season to deceive unsuspecting victims. Stay safe by watching out for these red flags:

  • Someone contacts you by text or social media.
  • You are asked to pay a supposed tax bill urgently.
  • Someone threatens you with calling the police or immigration authorities if you don’t pay. 
  • They ask you to pay your taxes by using a specific payment method.
  • They ask you to settle your tax bill with gift cards. 

JT Tax Services: Tax Filing Made Easy

At JT Taxes, we have made it our mission to take the stress of tax filing off your hands so you can focus on what matters most to you.

Contact us today by email (, telephone (805-984-8890), or through our social media accounts on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn to schedule a consultation or to learn more about our wide array of tax services.

When Is Tax Day 2022?

When Is Tax Day in 2022?

New Year’s is almost here! But before you turn the page on 2021, make sure to mark this important tax date on your calendar for 2022.

When Is Tax Day in 2022?

Tax Day is the deadline to submit your federal tax return. This day is usually April 15 or the Monday after if the 15 falls on Saturday, Sunday, or a Festivity. 

The Federal Tax Day next year will be April 18, 2022, because April 15 is Emancipation Day, a regional government holiday observed in Washington D.C.

In 2020 and 2021, Tax Day was moved due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The IRS deemed it necessary to give taxpayers more time to file their taxes given the disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. 

However, there are no official plans to push Tax Day to a different date in 2022, so it’s a good idea to begin gathering any supporting documents you may need and contact a tax expert if you have any questions. 

When Is the First Day to File Your Taxes?

Each year, during the first days of January, the IRS issues a statement announcing the first day to file taxes. Stay tuned to learn when you can begin filing, as well as other useful tips from our experts. 

Once you are ready to file, you can do it either by mail or using electronic filing (or e-file). E-file is usually the most convenient option, as it helps you get your tax refund faster. 

Finally, keep in mind that this information (including the April 18 deadline) applies only to federal taxes — the dates and processes for state taxes may be different. Contact your local tax agency or a tax expert you trust to ensure you file and pay all your taxes on time. 

Need Help With Your Taxes? Contact the Experts at JT Tax Services

Do you need assistance with personal or business taxes?  JT Tax Services is here to help! We give you the peace of mind that comes with knowing that you are limiting your liability while staying compliant with all regulations.

We are located in Oxnard, California. Contact us today by email (, telephone (805-984-8890), or through our social media accounts on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn to schedule a consultation or to learn more about our services.

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