History of Tax Day

Bill Petro
4 min readApr 15, 2022

This year, in an unprecedented move not seen since last year’s unprecedented move, the Internal Revenue Service has extended the deadline for Federal Income Tax filing for individual tax filers. This year, instead of being due today, April 15, the new deadline for individual tax filers is April 18, but not due to the Coronavirus pandemic!

For those keeping track, and all you accountants do: The April 15th deadline for individual

Bill Petro

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