Return Due Dates Change

The Surface Transportation and Veterans Health Care Choice Improvement Act of 2015 ("Highway Act") changed the due dates for partnership and corporate income tax returns as well as for FinCEN Form 114, Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBAR), among other items.

For taxable years beginning after Dec. 31, 2015, the Act changed certain return due dates. These changes did not impact payments made during calendar year 2016, but do impact payments to be made in 2017 and beyond.

Please refer to the CAMICO 2017 Federal Due Date Calendar for more information at this link: 2017 Federal Due Date Calendar

The filing deadline to submit certain 2016 tax returns is Tuesday, April 18, 2017, due to April 15 falling on a Saturday, and Emancipation Day (a legal holiday in the District of Columbia) falling on Monday, April 17.

States may not automatically conform to any of these due date changes, so separate legislation will be required to change the applicable state due dates for these returns. Additional changes are likely, as the Act directs the IRS to make regulatory changes to a number of other extension deadlines. More information may be found at: https://www.irs.gov/.

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