The filing deadline for tax year 2016 individual 1040 tax returns is Tuesday, April 18th due to the Federal Emancipation Day Holiday for federal workers in Washington DC falling on Monday April 17th, 2017.
Federal tax returns filed by midnight Tuesday, April 18, 2017 will be considered timely filed by the IRS. TaxAct® will process electronically filed returns through midnight on April 18th.
To verify that your electronic return file was received, please check your e-file status. Be sure to allow ample time for your return to be processed before checking your status.